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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...

Belmont Sports Complex aims to install synthetic turf

Belmont Sports Complex aims to install synthetic turf

Max Lee, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


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The north field of the Belmont Sports Complex will be replaced with synthetic turf in order to resolve maintenance issues. Due to the high salinity of its groundwater as well as the high water table of the complex itself, the north baseball field of the complex has been proved to be difficult to m...

Caltrain launches new public education campaign

Caltrain launches new public education campaign

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


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Have you ever wondered how many people ride Caltrain each day? On Feb. 19, Caltrain launched their new "Did You Know?" public education program. This program was designed to educate the public about the history of the Caltrain corridor and its future plans for modernization. Caltrain's "Did you kno...

Swing Club performs at Heritage Fair

Swing Club performs at Heritage Fair

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

March 4, 2018


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Carlmont students were able to get a taste of the 1940s at the annual Heritage Fair assembly on March 1. Swing Club's performance was in full swing as feet kicked and hands waved along to jazzy music. "In Swing Club, we dance to music that is typically from the 1920s to the 1940s. We meet during...

Redwood City’s Lunar New Year Festival celebrates diversity

Redwood City’s Lunar New Year Festival celebrates diversity

Anna Feng, Staff Writer

March 3, 2018


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For a day, the Redwood City Courthouse Square was transformed into a bustling area filled with street stalls and colorful red lanterns as people came together to celebrate Redwood City's eighth annual Lunar New Year Festival on Feb. 24. The Lunar New Year marks the turn of the lunar calendar, acc...

Heritage Fair shows off Carlmont’s cultures

Heritage Fair shows off Carlmont’s cultures

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018


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While the rain pounded down outside, students crowded into the gym as the Heritage Fair began, eager to learn about their classmate's cultures. The Heritage Fair takes place each year and showcases the many cultures that makeup Carlmont. The gym was filled with balloons and flags representing ...

Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Viva Baja exhibit connects kids to the world around them

Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Viva Baja exhibit connects kids to the world around them

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


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“Excuse me, why did people want the whales to die?” Curiosity may have killed the cat, but at the Monterey Bay Aquarium it could save the future of the planet. According to its website, “the mission of the nonprofit Monterey Bay Aquarium is to inspire conservation of the ocean.” “¡Viva Baja! Life ...

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