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As protests for equality continue around the world, it is equally important to stay safe from the coronavirus and violence during the rallies.

Five ways to stay safe from COVID-19 while protesting

June 14, 2020

With Black Lives Matter protests continuing across the Bay Area, it's important to stay as safe and healthy as possible. Here are a few tips on how to handle the pandemic while...

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Carlmont’s Class of 2020 graduates virtually for the first time

June 10, 2020

Students submitted their final projects and exams online, and the 2019-2020 school year came to a close.  Twelfth-graders put on their caps and gowns and joined their family to tune in to thei...

Protesters flooded San Mateo streets on Wednesday to protest the death of George Floyd at the hands of a police officer.

Locals flood San Mateo streets to demand justice

June 6, 2020

"I can't breathe." Pressed up against the railings of the San Mateo Police Department, the crowd is a seething mass of people, their voices raised as one. The death of Geor...

Across the country, covering protests is a dangerous task for journalists. Each dot on this map represents a journalist who was arrested or attacked at a protest between May 26 and June 4.

Opinion: Leave journalists alone

June 6, 2020

Omar Jimenez, a CNN correspondent, was arrested on May 29 in Minneapolis. On the same day, a rubber bullet struck photographer Linda Tirado in the face, leaving her permane...

A student takes the practice Advanced Placement (AP) exam.

Students don’t give a pass to online exams

May 30, 2020

Natalie Nielsen was almost done with her Advanced Placement (AP) Calculus test. She had already finished the first question; all she had to do now was submit her answer to the s...

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.

Reap What You Sew

May 28, 2020

“Reap What You Sew” tells the story of a 17-year-old girl named Auva Soheili with a drive to fix social injustice around the world… through clothing! In 2019, Auva started...

The cadets of delta flight align themselves arms length apart via the command: dress right, dress. They are in formation and are preparing for their graduation of Airman Training School at the San Francisco National Guard Armory.

Students soar in Civil Air Patrol

May 25, 2020

"Semper Vigilans, Always Vigilant." This is the motto that defines Civil Air Patrol (CAP), the Air Force civilian auxiliary. Although it is similar to the well-known Scouts...

Forever 21 sales associate, Noelle De Leon, rings up a customer.

The end of fast fashion

May 24, 2020

Forever 21 was once the fashion empire feared by other retailers and grew faster than anyone could have anticipated; however, faced with the competition of fast fashion and internal co...

Scientists from Beyond Meat work to create a plant-based burger that tastes and performs like real meat.

Meatless meat companies: Reinventing the food industry one meal at a time

May 24, 2020

If the entire world were to become vegetarian by 2050, food-related greenhouse gas emissions would drop by around 60%.  Imagine that. A world with only plant-based foods. A world that can eat it’s way to...

Many wonder whether the iPhone 11 is as good as a DSLR camera, like the Sony A7III.

Separating performance from hype: iPhone 11 Pro

May 21, 2020

Over 1.2 trillion digital photos are taken each year worldwide, and 85% of those photos come from smartphones; however, those smartphone users often don’t know the quality or potential o...

There are many elements that go into college applications besides GPAs and test scores.

College experts provide advice to students

May 19, 2020

For many students, college is a critical time in their lives. It is the time where each individual adjusts to adulthood and can focus on the studies they enjoy while setting up their future for success.  However, when the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic hit, it sent many college aspirers into a panic. Questions about grades, extracurriculars, and standardized tests started to rise from almost every high school student.  Kaitlyn Kwan, a sophomore, said, “I’m not a fan of the credit/no credit policy, because I work hard for my grades. I feel like now my h...

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