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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...

ScotSkim: charges

ScotSkim: charges

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

March 9, 2019


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Sacramento police refuse to press charges in the death of Stephon Clark On March 1, 2019, the Sacramento County District Attorney, Anne Marie Schubert, announced that no charges would be filed against the officers involved in the shooting death of Stephon Clark. In March of 2018, officers responde...

San Carlos Camp Fair offers one-stop shopping for busy parents

San Carlos Camp Fair offers one-stop shopping for busy parents

Audrey Boyce, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019


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San Carlos held their second annual Camp Fair, a showcase for local summer programs. It was an opportunity for parents, children, and teens looking for summer jobs to talk directly to the camp directors and ask questions that could not be answered online or in a pamphlet. The event was held inside the San Carlos You...

Redwood City’s mini-golf event attracts participants of all ages with their creative decor

Redwood City’s mini-golf event attracts participants of all ages with their creative decor

Shayna Yurovitsky, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019


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In the heart of Redwood City, a new, local family attraction has been put up. For a limited time, the city has created an indoor miniature-golf course for all ages to come and enjoy. With low prices and hours conveniently scheduled around a typical work or school day, everyone can come to enjoy this...

Palo Alto is sinking, and officials are worried

Palo Alto is sinking, and officials are worried

Evan Ajuria, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019


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For many years, the rising water levels have been in the back of many officials' minds. Now it's starting to impact our cities, and action will need to happen soon before any more damage is done. On Feb. 27, the city of Palo Alto held a community meeting for those looking to get involved and learn more about the sea level rise policy, and many people showed up from across the ...

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