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Local couple seeks to improve lives of homeless through care packages

Local couple seeks to improve lives of homeless through care packages

February 12, 2020

As the homeless population soars in the Bay Area, one local couple is trying to combat both the stigma and the hardships that homeless people face in society today. "The folks...

Student overcomes the strain of sexual assault

Student overcomes the strain of sexual assault

February 11, 2020

“It’s my fault.” This is one of the many thoughts that haunts the minds of sexual assault victims. Despite the numerous reports of sexual assault, many still do not u...

AR-15: America’s most hated weapon

AR-15: America’s most hated weapon

February 10, 2020

Parkland, Las Vegas, San Bernardino, Sandy Hook. Among others, these are the locations of some of the deadliest mass shootings...

Scots blow past Warriors en route to CCS playoffs

Scots blow past Warriors en route to CCS playoffs

February 10, 2020

Before they took the field against South San Francisco, the Carlmont boys varsity soccer team had tied in four of their last six games, with their most recent match being a 2-...

Editorial: Gun violence is becoming too normalized

Editorial: Gun violence is becoming too normalized

February 9, 2020

"This is a lockdown drill for an active shooter on campus. Please follow the lockdown drill procedures." As the announcement ends, students get up and barricade the classroom door with...

Bay Area organizations fight against human trafficking

Bay Area organizations fight against human trafficking

February 5, 2020

Do you know who made your clothes? The International Labor Organization (ILO) estimates that there are currently 40.3 million victims of human trafficking around the globe; 24 million are used for their labor. Whether it be from within our own communities or in factories abroad, Americans are either directly or indirectly affected by human trafficking every day. Despite the widespread nature of this issue, many Americans remain unaware.  Contrary to popular belief, human trafficking extends far beyond forced prostitution. The practice — which has been described as a f...

Night of Ideas sparks insightful debate

Night of Ideas sparks insightful debate

February 5, 2020

Through a seven-hour program of debate, performances, dance, and music, the 2020 SF Night of Ideas encouraged diverse members of the community to participate in difficult conversations...

The power of community

The power of community

February 5, 2020

While Latinx immigration has been a significant discussion across the U.S., one town in Northern California fosters a welcoming community. In Redwood City, immigrants find a safe have...

A blanket understanding of attachment

A blanket understanding of attachment

February 4, 2020

A college graduate stands in front of her first car. With tears running down her face, she realizes it is time to part ways with her beloved vehicle. She has been through so mu...

Lumilantern Festival introduces Chinese culture

Lumilantern Festival introduces Chinese culture

February 4, 2020

An archway adorned with two gleaming dragons welcomes you to the festival. Once you pass through, you find yourself in front of a glowing safari of animals displaying anything ...

A review of the 2020 Oscar nominations for best picture

February 4, 2020

Eoin Cunningham provides a spoiler-free review of each of the Academy Award nominations for Best Picture.

Taylor Swift’s Netflix documentary, ‘Miss Americana,’ will break your heart

Taylor Swift’s Netflix documentary, ‘Miss Americana,’ will break your heart

February 2, 2020

I’ve been a fan of Taylor Swift since I could talk.  I have memorized every single lyric off of her sophomore album, "Fearless," over the course of a million car rides, a...

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