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.

Scot Scoop News

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

Scot Scoop News

They may chant, from the river to the sea but what on Earth does that mean? American protestors dont know what theyre protesting.
Satire: The solution to the Israel-Hamas war is vandalism
Jasneh Sasan, Staff Writer • May 6, 2024

In light of everything that has happened in Israel and Palestine in the past six months, Americans have done what Americans do best: taken to...

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Playing music with a guided therapy session helps to heal the mind. Music therapy ranges from listening to playing music with a licensed therapist to help a patient achieve their goal.
Opinion: Music is the new medicine
Rei Baxter, Highlander Editor • April 28, 2024

A quick pluck of a string goes so far that its sound waves unravel the tight chains that mental disorders use to suppress brain stimulation.  Music...

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Humalog and Lantus are some of several types of insulin that patients with diabetes use. With one in 10 Californians having diabetes, it is crucial that Gov. Gavin Newsom takes more action to achieve insulin affordability statewide.
Opinion: California needs insulin affordability
Sophia Fu, Staff Writer • April 23, 2024

In October 2023, California Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed the insulin price cap bill, Senate Bill 90, which would have limited insurance and pharmaceutical...

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This is a side-by-side comparison of clothes for a young girl versus for a young boy. They are the same size and style, yet the girls shirt and shorts are significantly shorter than the option for boys.
Opinion: Girls clothing perpetuates harmful narratives from a young age
Samantha Crowther, Highlander Editor • April 21, 2024

The inseam of a typical toddler girl’s pair of shorts is an average of 4-6 inches shorter than for boys, according to Girls Will Be, a girl's...

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As time passes and more health care workers become overwhelmed by their working conditions, workers have begun to protest and go on strikes. A common slogan during the Committee of Interns and Residents protest in Los Angeles was Care for us so we can care for you.
Opinion: Health care unions should be more widespread
Katherine A. Zhang, Highlander Editor • April 2, 2024

Despite the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) allowing physicians and other clinicians to pursue unionization, most health care workers remain...

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America becomes Trumps chessboard. If Trump wins the 2024 presidential election, he will inevitably abandon our democracy and control society like pieces on a chessboard.
Opinion: Trump says farewell to democracy
Rei Baxter, Highlander Editor • March 31, 2024

If Donald Trump wins the 2024 presidential election, we can say farewell to our beloved democracy and the freedom we pride ourselves on. The...

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A Shake Shack customer uses one of the six iPads they provide as an alternative to ordering at the counter. Many fast food restaurants have implemented similar technology, like McDonalds.
Opinion: Technology should not replace all jobs
Samantha Crowther, Highlander Editor • March 25, 2024

In recent years, the prevalence of technology and artificial intelligence (AI) in our daily lives has dramatically increased.  With the advent...

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College admissions counselors are a tool many choose to utilize in their college admissions journey. However, the steep price of working with one causes many to wonder if the investment in a college counselor is truly worthwhile.
Opinion: The value of a college counselor depends on the student
Ujala Chauhan, Staff Writer • March 15, 2024

As college decisions for the class of 2024 start to come out and the next set of college applicants begin the grueling process of preparing to...

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