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Wildflower Walk provides a relaxing and informative hike

Wildflower Walk provides a relaxing and informative hike

Pablo Pinilla, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019


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After a rainy couple of months, San Mateo residents were more than excited to enjoy a sunny walk in the historical and diverse Edgewood Nature Reserve. Last Saturday, March 16, 60 people gathered outside the small educational center at Edgewood Park in Redwood City to take part in the Wildflower Walk....

San Francisco salutes Irish heritage with annual parade

San Francisco salutes Irish heritage with annual parade

Talia Schreiber, Student Writer

March 20, 2019


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The sun beamed down on the crowded streets of San Francisco last Saturday as thousands came together to celebrate one of the biggest annual Saint Patrick’s Day parades in the country. Loud cheering and the sound of bagpipes and flutes could be heard across the city from about 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ...

ScotSkim: challengers

ScotSkim: challengers

March 19, 2019


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Beto O'Rourke joins the presidential race Former congressman and Senate candidate from Texas, Beto O'Rourke, has joined the crowded field of Democrats running for president in 2020. O'Rourke's candidacy had been the source of much speculation and rumors until his official announcement on March 14. O...

The Turkic community bonds over Nowruz celebration

The Turkic community bonds over Nowruz celebration

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


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Laughter, dance, and music envelop the room on a warm March afternoon. More people start to show up, all with the purpose of celebrating Nowruz — the beginning of spring. Nowruz, meaning “New Day," is an ancient Zoroastrian holiday that is commonly celebrated among people of Turkic origin. ...

KonMari Method tidies up people’s lives

KonMari Method tidies up people’s lives

Audrey Luey, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


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The Spark Joy Bay Area KonMari Method Workshop gathered at the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany to introduce a new outlook on life. It proposed an organizational strategy that cleanses people from the inside out.   The KonMari movement has been an ongoing popular idea since 2014, when Marie Kond...

Skydiving leprechaun brings St. Patrick’s Day to Hiller Aviation Museum

Skydiving leprechaun brings St. Patrick’s Day to Hiller Aviation Museum

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


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Look up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! Wrong, it’s a leprechaun! St. Patrick’s Day is usually a day filled with parades, drinking, and the color green. But at the Hiller Aviation Museum, St. Patrick’s Day was celebrated with their fourth annual Skydiving Leprechaun. Willie Turne...

A light in the darkness: How different Carlmont students cope with struggles

A light in the darkness: How different Carlmont students cope with struggles

Zachary Khouri, Staff Writer

March 16, 2019


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DISCLAIMER: This article has themes involving depression, anxiety, and suicide. If these topics are likely to trigger you, it is suggested that you stop reading. “I want to die.” It rolls off of your tongue easier than ever before. You slip the graded paper, a red F, back into your binder, ...

New rotation of art exhibits bring vibrance to Redwood City with secret, empowering messages

New rotation of art exhibits bring vibrance to Redwood City with secret, empowering messages

Shayna Yurovitsky, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019


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In the Redwood City Courthouse Square, a new art installation has been established. Through a new program named Art Kisoki, Redwood City has partnered with different artists, both local and global, to incorporate modern issues into contemporary art pieces. The exhibition opened on Mar. 9 and will run...

Cinequest stretches the limits of modern film

Cinequest stretches the limits of modern film

Aaron Penn, Staff Writter

March 15, 2019


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Cinequest Film and Creativity Festival has another huge audience this year as they continue to impress with their films' “ingenuity” and “empowerment," according to many Yelp reviews. Cinequest has been a Silicon Valley tradition for 29 years now since its birth from the minds of founders ...

Maslenitsa celebration unites Russian community

Maslenitsa celebration unites Russian community

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019


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As winter comes to an end, March begins with blooming flowers, warmer weather, and rainy afternoons. For people from Eastern Europe, however, the beginning of March means another thing: the beginning of Maslenitsa. Maslenitsa is an old Slavic holiday that celebrates the end of winter and the begin...

ScotSkim: fate

ScotSkim: fate

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

March 10, 2019


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Plane crash leaves 157 people dead An Ethiopian jetliner headed toward Nairobi, Kenya crashed shortly after takeoff on March 10. There were 157 people on board of 35 different nationalities, including eight Americans. Shortly before the crash, the pilot sent out a distress signal and was give...

The Bay Area provides more than just merchandise

The Bay Area provides more than just merchandise

Alyssa Huang, Staff Writer

March 10, 2019


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In the journey of life, people live in the pursuit of happiness. As children, many find joy in the little things like small trinkets and toys. As teens, the newest clothing or technology is deemed necessary to compete alongside peers. But as this trend continues, the excitement evoked by mater...

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