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Not all groups get equal acceptance and attention

Sabrina Leung, Editorial Director

February 27, 2013


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Although many people are familiar with the LGBT (Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender) community, some transgenders and bisexuals often continue to struggle to remain part of the same movement as lesbian and gay citizens and to be included in rights protections. “The LGBT community endures a lot...

Standing out in a crowd

February 27, 2013


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Sam walks into his first period class and sits down. All around the room, heads begin to turn. Many turn away, embarrassed for him. Others look down, busying themselves to avoid eye contact. Some students even stop to stare and gawk. Why do his peers act like this? The answer is simple. It’s...

Racism: more complicated than black and white

February 27, 2013


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“Racism is definitely a relevant issue in today’s society. It is still here because some people have a hard time accepting others and their cultures,” said Carlmont sophomore Sohun Awsare. Though California and the Bay Area have done a great job of being tolerant of races and ethnicities, the...

Sexual evolution

February 27, 2013


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Have you ever wondered what your parents did as teenagers? People today think that our society is hyper-sexualized, but in fact, society is more conservative today compared to the 1960s and 1970s. Sophomore Neeshae Wain commented, “We are more sexually active than our parents and it’s more...

Religious tolerance goes multiple ways

Shira Stein, Staff Writer

January 25, 2013


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“Did you see that Jew nose?” “Did you hear that she goes to church every Sunday?” “Mormons have more than one spouse and that’s weird.” “Don’t all Buddhists have shaved heads and wear robes?” “Don’t you know that Atheists worship Satan?” “Did you know that all Muslims are...

The truth about homework

December 5, 2012


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The sound of an alarm clock shrieking at 6 a.m. is the most horrible sound to wake up to. For students like Charley Bernardo, it signals the start of yet another exasperating day of hard work that begins with the unfinished homework from the previous night. “The worst is when you know you can’t...

The epidemic of teen suicides

The epidemic of teen suicides

October 16, 2010


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[media-credit name="Facebook - Scot Scoop News" align="alignleft" width="231"][/media-credit]Since technology has expanded, more teenagers are starting to adapt to social networking sites, text messaging, and web blogs. Although technology seems it is in it’s prime, bullying is rising among students and technology has m...

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