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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

Evan Davies

Evan Davies, Staff Writer

Evan Davies is a sophomore high school journalism student. He enjoys running cross country in the fall and playing tennis in the spring. He enjoys movies and novels, and is passionate about journalism that involves these two subjects.

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Shut Up and Dance is one of the most recently released songs by Walk the Moon.

‘Shut Up and Dance’ creates unexpected complexity

May 6, 2015

"Shut Up and Dance" was recently released by alternative music group Walk the Moon, and is currently the third most popular song on iTunes. At first, "Shut Up and Dance" seems to be relatively simple....

Netflix has won over the hearts of many students as a form of relaxation.

Student leisure time and how it’s spent

April 20, 2015

Free time is viewed in a variety of different ways. Some people view it as a beneficial break from the stress of everyday life, others as a useless distraction. The majority of high school students...

See You Again is featured on the soundtrack of Furious 7.

‘See You Again’ finds mainstream success

April 15, 2015

"See You Again" by Wiz Khalifa, which features Charlie Puth, was originally created as part of the soundtrack to the movie "Furious 7." The "See You Again" artists are not afraid to acknowledge the...

I Bet My Life didnt live up to its potential.

‘I Bet My Life’ falters in its execution

April 9, 2015

Some songs manage to covey a lot despite the fact that they are short in length. Imagine Dragons' "I Bet My Life" is not one of those songs. The general theme of "I Bet My Life" is original and...

Storm Troopers surprise guests at the premiere of Episode One in the United Kingdom.

The new ‘Star Wars’ creates discussion among fans

March 20, 2015

There are not many movies that are more well known or that have had a larger impact than “Star Wars.” Today, “Star Wars” stands as a monument in film-making. Even now, almost 40 years later,...

Ed Sheerans Thinking Out Loud reached the number two spot on both the Billboard and the Canadian Hot 100.

‘Thinking Out Loud’ falls flat

March 18, 2015

At first glance, Ed Sheeran's single "Thinking Out Loud" appears to get a lot of things right. It avoids many popular music cliches, and the song does a lot to establish an identity of its own. Unlike...

Uptown Funk combines elements of both old and new musical styles.

‘Uptown Funk’ receives mixed reviews

February 5, 2015

"Uptown Funk" is a very hard song to categorize. At times the song sounds like an homage to "Saturday Night Fever" and other disco hits of the eighties, while other moments are more in line with the music...

Annie was universally panned by critics upon its release.

‘Annie’ soundtrack fails to stand on it’s own

January 22, 2015

Sometimes bad movies are successful and good movies are not. The same is true for music albums. "Annie" is a 2014 film adaptation of a broadway musical, not to be confused with the 1982 version by...

One of the greatest public universities in the world, UC Berkeley has provided students with affordable to free education since 1868, though this may not be the case anymore.

[Photo] UC system increases tuition

January 12, 2015

One of the greatest public universities in the world, UC Berkeley has provided students with affordable to free education since 1868, though this may not be the case anymore.

The soundtrack opened with a new version of  Blue Swedes Hooked on a Feeling.

‘Awesome Mix Vol. 1’ takes the summer by storm

January 8, 2015

Music releases during the summer of 2014 were somewhat slow, so slow that one of the season's most popular albums was made up of songs from 50 years ago. "Guardians of the Galaxy" is a comic book movie...

Rotary is the organization from which Interact is an extension.

Interact works to aid the community

December 4, 2014

Sometimes community service related clubs are brushed off as just something to put on college applications, Interact seeks to overcome these stereotypes. Interact was founded to help students make a...

President Barrack Obama addresses the United Nations

Model United Nations uses a different method to teach useful skills

November 21, 2014

The Model United Nations club has an unconventional way of teaching it's members useful skills and information. Instead of students being taught weekly lessons by club officers, Model U.N. assigns each...

Java is the most basic style of programming taught by Computer Science Club

Computer Science Club expands from humble beginnings

November 1, 2014

Clubs are primarily intended to help students explore new ideas or offer extra academic support, some clubs however have to overcome obstacles to meet these goals. Computer Science club was first established to...

Vegetarian Club takes a unique spin on a well known idea

Vegetarian Club takes a unique spin on a well known idea

October 22, 2014

Vegetarian Club takes a well known idea, the support of a vegetarian life style, and presents it in a relaxed and friendly way. Some people might assume that a club with the primary goal of promoting...

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