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

Catherine Eikelbarner

Catherine Eikelbarner, Podcast Producer

Catherine Eikelbarner is a junior at Carlmont High School; this is her second year in the journalism program. Her hobbies include photography, art, and fashion. She uses the voice given to her to discuss topics that are important and integral for others to know more about. She is also inspired by stories from throughout the Bay Area, which has added to her passion for journalism. To check out her portfolio, click here!

Twitter: @catherine_eik


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Student Scoop Ep. 2: Police presence at Carlmont

October 14, 2021

Welcome back to the Student Scoop podcast where hosts Lucy Lopshire and Catherine Eikelbarner discuss school-related issues that affect the entire student body. This episode will discuss the repercussions...

Student Scoop Episode 1: The dress code

September 22, 2021

Welcome to Student Scoop! This podcast will discuss school-related issues and topics where students and the administration get to voice their opinions about specific events happening at school. Hosts Lucy...

Volunteers a part the Friends of the Urban Forest work together to plant trees for San Francisco communities.

Earth Day’s impact and message

April 22, 2021

Even though the first Earth Day occurred in 1970, the holiday continues to encourage environmental protection decades later. Up until 1970, humans were immensely ignorant of the growing problems and...

Hundreds of thousands of people marched for women’s basic and human rights in the annual Women’s March in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 21, 2017.

Women’s History Month sparks discussions

April 15, 2021

Oppression is something that women have been facing for centuries, and because of things like Women's History Month, more awareness can spread about these issues and the historical discrimination women...

Protests like this one, which occurred in San Franciscos Chinatown, are done to combat the larger problem of prejudice towards the Asian community.

Asian Americans face increasing discrimination

April 15, 2021

Although discrimination against Asian Americans has been prevalent in the U.S. for years, prejudiced opinions regarding COVID-19 have caused hate crimes and verbal attacks to intensify in Asian communities.  In...

One of the artists work featured in this exhibition, Fighter beyond color,  displays different aspects of culture and worldly problems.

Overlap project explores immigration through art

February 4, 2021

Overlap: Home, Immigration, and Identity brings a unique aspect and message to the art community and its observers. The Overlap project was given a grant in 2019 and made its debut in Dec. 2020. Andrea...

This king tide season presented many high and low tides, and having pictures to record these heights can help predict how future sea levels will change.

King Tides help visualize rising sea levels

January 17, 2021

In the past century, the global mean sea level has increased seven to eight inches because of human influence. The California King Tides Project is a part of the California Coastal Commission researching...

Comparison of beauty to social media

January 7, 2021

Social media creates a breeding ground for insecurities. Although social media can have its perks, it quickly brings people down because of how others display their lives. "The public view, you don't...

Body image

January 7, 2021

The expected body standards for society shifts over time, making it hard for people to keep up. It also can depend on location, as different countries and communities have different expectations. For...

Beauty standards on mental health disorders

January 7, 2021

Although mental health disorders are a prevalent issue for people of all ages, they are most prominent in the early teen years. According to the National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH), anxiety is...

Struggles with acne

January 7, 2021

One of the largest issues among teenagers is dealing with acne, which is a disease of pilosebaceous units (PSUs), according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). There are many forms of acne;...

Society makes beauty consist of looks and other materialistic aspects that are not realistic.

The standards

January 7, 2021

Content Warning: This article discusses mental health disorders and problems with body imaging, topics that some readers may find triggering. Sophomore Alissa Doe* wakes up to attend her Zoom classes...

Many will be celebrating Thanksgiving virtually this year to avoid traveling and possible contamination.

Pandemic presents new obstacles for Thanksgiving celebrations

November 24, 2020

From celebrating the holidays to providing for those in need, this Thanksgiving season will not be the same as in previous years. While the world is amidst a pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control...

Natalie Tobias, a sophomore at Carlmont High School, looks through the various clothing racks at Thrift Center, a thrift store in San Carlos, California. She began shopping more at thrift stores after they reopened in July.

Thrifting heightens during pandemic, affects environment

November 3, 2020

As growing interest in fashion affects secondhand businesses, shelter-in-place orders also changed how thrift stores operate. The buying of secondhand items has not only occurred in in-person stores...

Patty Smith, a homeless man, carries his belongings to another location in Richmond, Calif.

Homelessness becomes greater concern during pandemic

October 14, 2020

The Bay Area is known to hold a large homeless population; however, with the stricter economic and safety guidelines placed this year, the issue has heightened to a greater degree. Not only is the...

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