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

Many people blame women for being sexually assaulted because of their clothing. Oftentimes, reason for the assault is pinned on the revealing clothing worn by the victim.
Opinion: Clothing is not an excuse to victim blame
Rei Baxter, Highlander Editor • March 12, 2024

She asked for it. This phrase is commonly uttered toward women who are victims of sexual assault.  The very prospect of blaming a woman...

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While they are recognized and acknowledged in schools with announcements and emails, most religions dont get weeks or even days off school that align with holidays, with the exception of Christmas.
Opinion: All religious holidays have a place in our community
Kerem Olgun, Staff Writer • March 11, 2024

You practice a religion other than Christianity. Now you have work to do! Schools should accommodate religious holidays other than Christmas...

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In modern day, many feel as though every movie they see in theaters is something they have seen before.
Opinion: Hollywood's fear of risk cues its demise
Emilia Bateman, Staff Writer • March 9, 2024

The remnant scent of buttered popcorn and a sense of déjà vu permeate movie theaters as Hollywood falls into the trap of its own temporary...

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Elon Musk reveals his Neuralink implantation device. Contrary to his claims, Neuralinks testing process was chalk-full of animal cruelty and illegal activities, prompting investigation requests from the government.
Opinion: Neuralink needs to halt animal testing
Ayana Ganjoo, Staff Writer • March 8, 2024

Founded in March 2017, Elon Musk's Neuralink company is producing a brain-computer interface designed to let people control technology simply...

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Michigan State University (MSU) students gather at a memorial to honor the three students killed in a shooting there on Feb. 13, 2023. Tragic events like this will continue to happen until gun control legislation is enacted to prevent them.
Opinion: Mental health resources should not be the only solution
Samantha Crowther, Highlander Editor • March 1, 2024

“Mommy, I’m okay, but all my friends are dead” are not words you ever want to hear your 6-year-old child say.  Yet, on Dec. 14, 2012,...

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Tiffany Haddish goes on the dangerous voyage to find herself her future man in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.
Satire: Israel-Hamas war — find your future husband
Jasneh Sasan, Staff Writer • February 28, 2024

Over the years, the term “passport bro” has gained traction as some Western men have begun to look abroad for foreign women who come from...

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Trash piles around burn barrels behind houses in Hill County.
Satire: The upper-middle class is our only hope
Jackson Sneeringer, Scot Scoop Editor • February 14, 2024

Congratulations! If you buy organic produce and own a hybrid or electric vehicle, we’re all about to die, and it’ll be your fault. Ever...

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As people continue to buy organic foods and follow their perception of its benefits, they often forget about its detriments and glorify organic foods instead. Consumers continue to buy organic produce despite its higher price in comparison to conventional foods.
Opinion: Organic foods should not maintain their elevated status
Katherine A. Zhang, Highlander Editor • February 14, 2024

  Organic foods are often perceived as more natural, nutritious, and environmentally friendly than conventional foods, causing them to...

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