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The Homeless Cat Network climbs into action to help the community

January 17, 2020

The Homeless Cat Network has been helping the community for over 28 years, keeping the feral cat population under control and giving stray cats new and better homes. If you...

Mercy Beyond Borders provides impoverished women with more than an education

Mercy Beyond Borders provides impoverished women with more than an education

January 16, 2020

A young girl. She has been told her whole life she is something worth less than a cow. By the time she is a teenager, her father and uncles have already picked an older m...

Bras uplift the spirits of some but not all

Bras uplift the spirits of some but not all

January 16, 2020

Breasts. Breasts are typically covered by bras, which are then covered by shirts. However, many have different opinions on which of these layers should go into their daily outfits.Â...

Nobody Asked Podcast Episode 1: Let’s talk Star Wars

January 15, 2020

Nothing is better than watching two people dueling it out with colorful laser swords on an alien planet. In this episode, David Su and guest Jono Sison sit down to talk about the...

How politics flood social media

How politics flood social media

January 14, 2020

You scroll through your timeline. Dog video. Funny meme. Political post. A friend’s birthday party. Political ad. Rinse and repeat. If you agreed with the political post, you might have liked it. Maybe you even shared it with a friend. But if you disagreed with it, did you discuss that? Did you leave a comment explaining your views and raising questions about the part you found dubious? Did you leave a comment at all? In recent years, politicians have taken to broadening their reach over social media, and platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram have become n...

Overcoming obstacles in foster care

Overcoming obstacles in foster care

January 13, 2020

Every morning at 7 a.m., Ariana Diller* begins her two-hour journey to school. However, it’s not the anticipation of a test or build-up of homework that occupies her mind on the w...

Service academies: Risk vs. Reward

Service academies: Risk vs. Reward

January 9, 2020

It's Shuaib Khan's senior year. Khan is sitting in his counselor's office, flipping through a U.S. News and World Report college edition magazine. Colleges such as Berkeley, ...

Training life vs. Teenage life

Training life vs. Teenage life

January 8, 2020

Junior year can be stressful. College looms in the near future, SAT and ACT tests seem to happen every other weekend, and extracurriculars repeat day after day. Being an athlete...

Carlmont Smash tournament is a ‘smashing’ success

Carlmont Smash tournament is a ‘smashing’ success

January 1, 2020

Bystanders watch eagerly as the two characters onscreen exchange blows back and forth. The players sit hunched, eyes alert, entirely focused on the battle. Their fingers fly across their controllers with practiced ease. Murmurs fill the air as one character takes a direct hit and is launched off the stage, but is able to recover. The battle continues, anticipation heavy in the air as all eyes are on the same screen. This is no friendly challenge. This is the Carlmont Super Smash Bros. tournament. The game Super Smash Bros., also known as Smash Bros. or Smash, is a fi...

Nobody is above the law

Nobody is above the law

December 23, 2019

"This is what democracy looks like!" chanted a crowd of over 500 protestors. On Tuesday, Dec. 17, the evening before the House of Representatives would vote on the impeachment President Donald Trump; people took to the streets in over 600 locations nationwide. In San Mateo, across the street from Hillsdale Mall...

Students’ favorite things about Carlmont

December 20, 2019

A feel-good video for the end of the first semester, students reflect on their favorite aspects and places at Carlmont high school.

Breaking News: Community reacts to a smoky disturbance on Chula Vista Drive

Breaking News: Community reacts to a smoky disturbance on Chula Vista Drive

December 17, 2019

Following the evacuation and extinguishing of flames at a local house, the 1500 block of Chula Vista Drive was shut down as a crime scene. The house fire was reported at 3:06 p.m. on ...

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