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Nowruz celebration brings people together

Nowruz celebration brings people together

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


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To some, the official beginning of spring means little. To Persians, the beginning of spring is a time for celebration. For the people of Iran, many of their surrounding neighbors, and Persian Americans, the beginning of spring means the beginning of Nowruz, or Persian New Year: an ancient holiday...

Gem and jewelry show allures gemstone fanatics

Gem and jewelry show allures gemstone fanatics

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


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Diamonds may be a girl's best friend, but the Intergem Gem and Jewelry Show had more than just diamonds. The show took place from March 16-18 in the San Mateo County Event Center. It boasted a list of over 100 sellers. The gems sold were varying, with all of them coming from various parts of th...

San Carlos City Council candidates prepare for election

San Carlos City Council candidates prepare for election

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018


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Three new candidates have announced their campaigns for the upcoming San Carlos City Council elections. The elections will be held in November 2018 and three seats will be open. The candidates, Adam Rak, Laura Parmer-Lohan, and Sara McDowell, are using the early phase of the campaign season to...

Carlmont Art Show showcases student accomplishment

Carlmont Art Show showcases student accomplishment

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

March 18, 2018


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Tucked away in the corner of the Carlmont campus lies the Visual Arts Program's largest annual event — the Art Show. From March 15-16, the Visual Arts department hosted this show in F22. Held during Open House, the Art Show showcased students’ various artistic creations. Art teacher Cynthia...

Historical ships drop anchor in Redwood City

Historical ships drop anchor in Redwood City

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


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History comes alive in the Port of Redwood City. On March 9, Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain made land in the Port of Redwood City Municipal Marina. The Lady Washington and the Hawaiian Chieftain are two tall ships that were built in 1988. They are sister ships and first joined each other du...

Students express support through nationwide walkout

Students express support through nationwide walkout

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


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Enough. Never again. These slogans, along with many posters, social media posts, and heartfelt messages, were spread throughout the Carlmont community in the weeks preceding a nationwide school walkout, which took place on March 14 at 10 a.m. Hundreds of Carlmont students joined the thousands...

Holi celebrates spring with people of all colors

Holi celebrates spring with people of all colors

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


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A stranger runs up to you. They put their hand on your face, yell “Happy Holi!” and disappear into the crowd. Though this may seem like a strange interaction, during Holi, it is to be expected. Holi is a primarily Hindu holiday celebrated around the world in honor of the coming of spring. ...

Gun control walkout regulations are determined by school districts

Gun control walkout regulations are determined by school districts

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


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Gunshots amidst heart-shaped balloons and boxes of chocolate celebrating St. Valentine’s Day plans were least expected at Stoneman Douglas High School. And yet, heard they were. One month from the death of 17 innocents by gunman Nikolas Cruz, like-minded individuals across the United States of Amer...

‘Spectrum Talks’ meeting discusses how to be a good ally to the LGBT community

‘Spectrum Talks’ meeting discusses how to be a good ally to the LGBT community

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018


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The LGBT community has faced a lot of controversy in years past, but there is an increasing number of people who want to be LGBT allies (straight or cisgendered supporters of the LGBT community), especially in the Bay Area today. However, some people may not know how to be an ally or what to do as one. On...

Chamber Music Night showcases talented members of the instrumental music community

Chamber Music Night showcases talented members of the instrumental music community

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


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Students and parents poured into the Performing Arts Center (PAC) on Friday, March 9 to attend Chamber Music Night. Instrumental Chamber Music Night is a Carlmont tradition in which small groups and soloists perform short selections of instrumental music. "Anything goes," Assistant Instrum...

Club soccer ‘kicks off’ spring season

Club soccer ‘kicks off’ spring season

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


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“The grind” really does not stop for student-athletes. As the high school soccer season draws to a close, athletes are pushed back onto the field to play for their club teams. Since November, many San Carlos United players have taken a break from their club team to play for their schools. This week, San Carlos United tea...

Dogs and kids form ‘pawsitive’ bond through Paws for Tales

Dogs and kids form ‘pawsitive’ bond through Paws for Tales

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


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On a rainy day at the Redwood Shores library, Marianna the golden retriever wags her tail happily as a little girl reads “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” to her.   Marianna is part of Paws for Tales, a joint effort by the Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA and the Peninsula Library System that allows children to form bonds with dogs by readin...

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