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A call to give a voice to the powerless

A call to give a voice to the powerless

Mia Hogan, Staff Writer

October 22, 2014


Filed under Top News, Volunteering

A phone and perseverance is all it takes to save an animal’s life. The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) provides teenagers the chance to make a difference through phone banking. The goal of the Humane Society’s phone banking is to convince voters around the country to support its...

Varsity Lady Scots crush Warriors

Varsity Lady Scots crush Warriors

Naomi Asrir, Staff Writer

October 22, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top News

Carlmont’s varsity Lady Scots shut out the South City Warriors in three sets on Tuesday, Oct. 21. The girls were able to maintain their winning record through high levels of energy and strong offensive plays. The first set began with early contributions from senior Sabrina Miller and juniors Alex...

Google fights online piracy

Google fights online piracy

Lauren Tierney, Staff Writer

October 20, 2014


Filed under News, Top News

Google announced changes to its search engine in order to fight online piracy. The music industry's longtime frustration with illegal sites continuously appearing in Google search results is to be addressed with the changes to Google’s search engine. Senior Joe Rodriguez said, “It is not fair...

Carlmont’s second half effort cut short

Carlmont’s second half effort cut short

Bijan Khalili, Staff Writer

October 18, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top News

Close, but not enough. Varsity football fell short to Capuchino High School in Carlmont's homecoming game, ending with a final score of 27-14. "We started out flat, and couldn't get anything going early," said defensive tackle Elie Abinader. Although Carlmont didn't win, the fans came out pumped...

Portion distortion: stop eating like you’re at grandma’s house

Portion distortion: stop eating like you’re at grandma’s house

Veronika Dvorakova, Art Director/Columnist

October 17, 2014


Filed under A Dash of Sass, Opinion, Top News

Many of us have fallen victim to a severe epidemic that has transformed the way we live. You may had been infected by it as a young child, perhaps at a restaurant or worse: grandma's house. Do not despair, for this epidemic is much more a set of  habits than an illness, and it is never too late...

PSAT prepares students for the real deal

PSAT prepares students for the real deal

Kelly Song, Staff Writer

October 15, 2014


Filed under Top News

Bright orange slips and blue packets signal the arrival of the annual Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) in schools across the nation. Carlmont sophomores and juniors will take the standardized test on Wednesday, Oct. 15. to prepare for the upcoming college-admissions that lie ahead. The...

Food insecurity: an overlooked issue in our society

Food insecurity: an overlooked issue in our society

Arianna Bayangos, Scot Scoop Editor

October 14, 2014


Filed under News, Top News

America, we have a problem. Something that most of us love but take for granted is becoming scarce. Forty-nine million Americans, which make up around 16 percent of the population, suffer from food insecurity, the lack of access to enough food for a healthy lifestyle. In addition, along with these...

Giving back to the Philippines

Giving back to the Philippines

Alisa Takahashi, Staff Writer

October 8, 2014


Filed under Campus, Student Bios, Top News

It is Christmas morning and children everywhere are bursting with smiles at the new presents they have received. The happiness and joy they experience right after seeing the item on the top of their Christmas list under their tree is incomparable to any other feeling during the holiday season. Sophomore...

Ghouls and goblins roam hospitals

Ghouls and goblins roam hospitals

Mia Hogan, Staff Writer

October 8, 2014


Filed under Top News, Volunteering

Living in a hospital could be anyone’s Halloween nightmare. Both children, families, and the community are greatly impacted once one moves into the hospital for daily medical treatment. Since 2006, Spirit, the Halloween costume store has been making hospitals less scary for kids and families...

Varsity Lady Scots fall to Bears

Varsity Lady Scots fall to Bears

Naomi Asrir, Staff Writer

October 3, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top News

Carlmont’s varsity volleyball game against Menlo-Atherton High School on Thursday, Oct. 2, was short and full of surprises. Though the Lady Scots were shut out in three sets against Menlo-Atherton's undefeated team, the girls played increasingly well throughout the night. Carlmont began the first...

All About That Bass, no treble with it

All About That Bass, no treble with it

Luke Larson, Staff Writer

October 3, 2014


Filed under A&E, Top News

This song simply exploded over the summer. While nowhere near the popularity of Levels by Avicii or Fancy by Iggy Azalea, I found this song to have better content, leading to a more enjoyable listening experience. The song was written by Meghan Trainor, and it was released in late June of this year....

Varsity water polo keeps spirit high

Varsity water polo keeps spirit high

Kimiko Okumura, Staff Writer

October 3, 2014


Filed under Multimedia, Top News

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