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The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

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The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

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Political and humanitarian debates transcend into the classroom. All teachers in the Sequoia Union High School District are required to hand over any lesson materials or information discussed surrounding the current Israel-Hamas war following a California Public Records Act request.
Breaking News: SUHSD to collect lesson material related to Israel and Palestine
Wesley Kron, Staff Writer

Every teacher in the Sequoia Union High School District (SUHSD) received a formal notice instructing...

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On December 16th, three Isreali hostages waving a white flag were mistakenly shot by Isreals forces, killing them. Since then, there has been an outpour of support and reporting on the three mens lives and families. However, this coverage sharply contrasts with the lack of coverage on Palestinian victims - who have no way of communicating with the outside world and humanizing their losses.
Cartoon: Waving the blue flag
Shiyo Ohashi, Staff Writer

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Simone Beilin rallies with her peers at the University of California, Berkeley. Beilin, whose parents immigrated from Soviet Russia to escape antisemitism, appreciates rallies in support of Israel as a reminder of the strength of the Jewish community.
American Jews face new challenges after Oct. 7
Masha Rozenfeld, Staff Writer

Oct. 7, 2023 proved a tragic day when Hamas, a Palestinian militant group, launched a full-scale attack...

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People march to the capital building in Washington D.C to protest the war.
Israel-Hamas war heightens political debate in America
Jayden Breite, Staff Writer

The ongoing Israel-Hamas war brings up many questions about America's involvement and raises varying...

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The ongoing Israel-Hamas War has been and will continue to be linked to international powers — the question is, how far will that involvement go, and which side will be chosen to receive support?
The global chessboard: international influence on the Israel-Hamas war
Kara Kim and Katherine A. Zhang

As the Israel-Hamas war continues into its second month, the question of international involvement and...

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Voices of the people: Teen views on Israel-Hamas conflict
Voices of the people: Teen views on Israel-Hamas conflict
Inaaya Omer, Jasneh Sasan, and Nicholas Lee December 23, 2023
Like a boy stuck on his own island, Ben Romanowsky occasionally feels isolated in his community, having few Jewish individuals to fall back on.
Israel-Hamas War: student perspectives
Emma Goldman and Ben Romanowsky November 27, 2023
The Israel-Hamas war has resulted in the deaths of thousands of civilians. As the Israeli government continues to combat Hamas militants, support for humanitarian aid continues to grow, along with calls for peace.
Editorial: There should only be one focus in Gaza
Editorial Staff November 9, 2023
Many people may want to donate to support humanitarian aid in Gaza in the ongoing Isreal-Hamas war but do not have the funds. Tiktok creators are providing a new way to help, by monetizing their videos and putting that money towards aid. Every like, share, and save contributes to food and medical supplies if enough people do it.
Cartoon: Helping through the screen
Shiyo Ohashi, Staff Writer • November 9, 2023
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