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Carlmont reels from the effects of COVID-19

May 30, 2020

As discussion rages on about the future of Carlmont, students and staff weigh-in to offer their opinions and experiences with online learning.

Animal shelters adjust to the shelter-in-place order

May 9, 2020

During the shelter-in-place order in this period of COVID-19, many animal shelters necessitate a change to retain the quality of life for the animals that are housed in these privat...

How to make your own face mask during quarantine

April 23, 2020

Face masks are currently in high demand due to COVID-19, and as it’s important that hospitals have access to them, it may be difficult to find masks for you and your family. ...

Mother and daughter duo support first responders

April 15, 2020

The mother and daughter duo, Sheryl and Shaina Greenspan, have been doing community service projects together much of their lives, so when COVID-19 struck the Bay Area, the two...

How the city that never sleeps rests during COVID-19

April 9, 2020

COVID-19 has spread to over 200 countries with the U.S. currently having the most reported cases in the world. At the center of this pandemic is New York City. Its hospitals are...

Unpopular Opinion Episode 6: Suppressors should be removed from the NFA

April 9, 2020

Suppressors have long been a controversial addition to the National Firearms Act (NFA). Officially named "silencers," these weapon attachments have also been the source of many...

Travis Sweeney: Helping the community through cutting hair

March 27, 2020

For 14 years, Travis Sweeney has been an entrepreneur creating a more personal barbershop experience and helping kids with special needs find their own unique style. Through battling...

Rise Against Hunger fulfills community craving for service

March 25, 2020

In the midst of the 815 million people who struggle with hunger and malnutrition today, an organization called Rise Against Hunger has managed to pack and ship over 500 million meals to places...

Processing Minority S2E1: Extracurricular cancelation due to COVID-19

March 23, 2020

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has hit everyone differently, many communities have seen cancelations in school, work, and travel all in the promotion of safety. For many teenagers...

The Princess Project: A place where every girl can shine

March 19, 2020

As prom nears, The Princess Project aims to support communities with limited access to prom season. This organization promotes growth in self-confidence and individual beauty by...

Unpopular Opinion Episode 5: Becoming an esports pro is harder than you think

March 19, 2020

Esports often receives scrutiny from the media for not being a "real" sport. But esports is much more than just being good at a video game. There are many skills and techniques...

In Memory of Mo Ep4: The police, again

March 12, 2020

In this episode we are going back to a path that seemed like a dead end. That's right, you guessed it: the police. Follow me on Instagram and Twitter for podcast updates! Twitter...

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