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

Anoushka Mekerira

Anoushka Mekerira, Podcast Producer

Anoushka Mekerira is a junior at Carlmont High School, and this is her second year in the journalism program. She is a podcast producer for Scot Center. She is passionate about the digital media field and hopes to pursue it in the future.

Twitter: @wowanoushka

All content by Anoushka Mekerira

The Reel Ramble x Dear Dumb Diary Ep. 7: The Stranger Perks of the Mid90s

February 14, 2022

Coming-of-age movies have captured the minds of moviegoers for decades. Audiences often resonate with the stories of teenagers dealing with issues they went through at that age or are going through in...

Dear Dumb Diary Ep. 6: My grades suck

January 29, 2022

Academic pressure is formally defined as an experience in which a student is burdened by the demands of time and energy to achieve specific academic goals. This is majorly present in today’s schools...

Dear Dumb Diary Ep. 5: Do you even listen to The Strokes?

December 13, 2021

  Indie rock garage is a genre of indie rock that developed in the late 1990s and early 2000s, inspired by the original sounds and aesthetics of garage rock of the 1960s and the new wave and post-punk...

Dear Dumb Diary Ep. 4: Confessions of a punk feminist

December 9, 2021

Welcome back to Dear Dumb Diary, a podcast that encourages teen conversations and aims to create a platform for young people to speak about topics they are passionate about. Guest Ava Litvak, a junior,...

Meat consumption can cause a host of health issues and negatively impact the environment.

What’s the beef with eating meat?

November 21, 2021

Heart disease, stroke, obesity, diabetes, and cancer. What do these all have in common? They are all the high-risk consequences of eating a meat-heavy diet.  The pendulum of reasons to be a vegetarian...

Dear Dumb Diary

Dear Dumb Diary

November 8, 2021

Dear Dumb Diary Ep. 3: Being Korean is kool

November 2, 2021

In today's digital world, K-pop's recent popularity has turned international. This is just the beginning. As long as Korean media continues to maintain its popularity, Western culture is likely to be influenced...

Dear Dumb Diary Ep. 2: I like girls

October 7, 2021

In the 1950s, the lesbian rights movement began in America. The Daughters of Bilitis was founded in San Francisco in 1955 by four female couples and was the first national lesbian political and social...

Dear Dumb Diary Ep. 1: My best friend gave me COVID-19

September 18, 2021

Welcome to the first episode of Dear Dumb Diary, a podcast that encourages teen conversations about everyday life situations, focusing on aspects that make teens different and similar to each other.  According...

As the clock reaches 11:59 p.m. soon, assignments and deadlines are due. Everything must be completed and ready to be submitted.

The cost of procrastination is the life you could be living

December 15, 2020

Procrastination: the action of delaying or postponing something. We have all felt the pull of procrastination whether it’s pushing off a school project or not putting the laundry away. But when do procrastination...


San Mateo County recorded 2,628 new cases in the last 30 days, raising concern that Bay Area will be issued another stay-at-home order.

San Francisco and San Mateo County enter purple tier

December 7, 2020

San Francisco and San Mateo counties have been put under a curfew after they officially entered the purple tier in Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy plan on Nov. 28. Within...

Travelers are getting ready this upcoming November and December break to travel while officials warn them to be as safe as possible during the pandemic.

Holiday cheer may not be the only thing spread this season

November 14, 2020

With the Bay Area recently passing one million reported cases of COVID-19, health officials are concerned about a possible surge in coronavirus cases as people begin planning their holiday travels.  Health...

Sara Stone partakes in a pumpkin carving contest with her friends this Halloween!

Ongoing pandemic thwarts teen Halloween festivities

October 25, 2020

With Halloween right around the corner, teenagers are forced to consider the ongoing pandemic when planning their festivities.  COVID-19 has redefined social norms and activities, causing uncertainty...

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