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The holiday season is now spent away from loved ones that are usually there.
Opinion: Be grateful the distance is temporary
Auva Soheili, Staff Writer — December 10, 2020

Unlike years past with bustling holiday parties and family gatherings, this year brings family reunions on Zoom and socially distanced get-togethers. With the ever-rising cases of COVID-19, the CDC has warned against large gatherings as they have become a hazard. This year, for many students, it is the...

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As the semester comes to an end, students are loaded with assignments and final exams. However, winter break and the holidays are fast approaching, and will bring them a sense of relief.
Cartoon: The Holiday Lights at the End of the Tunnel
Kasey Liu, Staff Writer — December 8, 2020

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Ever since August of 2020, after the re-election of Alexander Lukashenko and the suspected rigging of the ballots, the people of Belarus have taken to the streets to protest in favor of peace and democracy. The protests often turn violent however, and many protesters have been arrested by the government.
Cartoon: A Fight for Freedom
Maya Kornyeyeva, Staff Writer — December 8, 2020

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Take a break from the screen and make time to relax this season.
Editorial: Give yourselves a break
Editorial Staff, Editors — December 6, 2020

Carlmont students can feel the pressure weighing down on them. Between finals season, college applications for seniors, and pandemic isolation, the end of 2020 isn’t going to be easy. However, it’s essential to give yourself a break. You’ve heard it dozens of times before since the pandemic...

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On Black Friday in 2020, shoppers spent a total of nine billion dollars on online products. This was a huge increase from 2019, when shoppers spent roughly 7.4 billion dollars shopping online.
Cartoon: Spending the Most While Stuck at Home
Maya Kornyeyeva, Staff Writer — December 1, 2020

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As pharmaceutical companies move towards a COVID-19 vaccine, skeptical "anti-vaxxers" prevent the prospect of a completely effective solution.
Cartoon: The Antics of Anti-vaxxers Inhibit Vaccines
Kasey Liu, Staff Writer — November 30, 2020

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A shopper wants to shop sustainably but the cost is too expensive.
Opinion: We must hold exploitative systems accountable
Auva Soheili, Staff Writer — November 30, 2020

Students have taken it upon themselves to live more sustainably: find alternatives to plastic straws, purchase reusable water bottles, thrift, and shop locally. This is all in an effort to fulfill the "reduce, reuse, and recycle" destiny that has been ingrained in us since childhood. Reducing your waste...

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People continuously become less aware of the  worth of simple social interaction.
Editorial: The youth of the Bay Area have lost the meaning of human interaction
Editorial Staff, Editors — November 29, 2020

"There's nothing to do here." "I'm bored of doing the same things." These statements represent quotidian thoughts in the lives of most teenagers and young adults from the Bay Area. Common places you may find people include energized areas such as Half Moon Bay, San Francisco, and downtown areas. Many...

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Doing something simple, yet creative such as spelling out letters while exercising is a great way to be humorous and save money at the same time.
Opinion: Skip holiday shopping this year
Pavel Turovski, Staff Writer — November 28, 2020

Each year, Americans flock to stores during the holiday season to purchase goods inessential to life in unusually high quantities. While most shoppers enter stores with the intent to do good for others, they are unintentionally allowing corporate marketing and advertising to negatively influence the...

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With the installation of the month long curfew for 41 counties in California, people are advised to stay at home between 10 p.m and 5 a.m in order to curb Coronavirus cases.
Cartoon: Night Time is For the Virus Only
Maya Kornyeyeva, Staff Writer — November 24, 2020

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