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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

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...

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...

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...

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 29, 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,...

During the COVID-19 pandemic, internet access is more vital than ever to communicate with others. The internet is essential to share and receive ideas in the modern world and people should have the right to access it.

Editorial: Internet access is a human right

Editorial Staff, Editors November 23, 2020

The internet provides a vast amount of information and gives many a way to connect with people worldwide. Over 4.5 billion people, or about 59% of the world’s population, are active internet users. Open...

In many classes, such as choir, students feel pressured to submit their best work due to modifications made to adapt to an online environment.

Editorial: Online education perpetuates perfectionism

Editorial Staff, Editors November 19, 2020

The transition to distance learning forced teachers to adjust their teaching styles to suit an online environment. Many of them adapted by trading classwork for graded assignments and increasing the number...

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