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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

Jack Hansen

Jack Hansen, Scot Scoop Managing Editor

Jack Hansen is a senior and Scot Scoop managing editor. He is interested in math and computer science. To view his portfolio, click here.

Twitter: @jackhansen108



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Schumacher sheds light on the life of seven-time World Drivers Championship winner Michael Schumacher.

‘Schumacher’ touchingly humanizes a racing legend

September 16, 2021

Content Warning: This documentary depicts a fatal racing incident. Michael Schumacher is one of the most famous Formula One drivers, even outside of the sport. He's one of the greatest drivers of all...

Arospace Ep. 5: Landing at the season finale

May 10, 2021

In Arospace's fifth and final episode, hosts Chelsea Chang, Kasey Liu, and Jack Hansen discuss the American dialogue on sex and romance, from how it shows up in everyday life to mainstream media. They...

Arospace Ep. 3: All aboard the relationship

March 21, 2021

In the third episode of Arospace, hosts Chelsea Chang, Kasey Liu, and Jack Hansen discuss validation and relationships in the aromantic and asexual communities. Later in the episode, guest Anique Vachon...

Arospace Ep. 2: Combatting phobias and gatekeepers

March 7, 2021

In the second episode of Arospace, hosts Jack Hansen and Elise Hsu discuss discrimination that members of the aromantic and asexual communities face within the LGBTQ+ community and in general society....

Therapy can be beneficial to everyone, even if they dont have a mental illness.

[Photo] Editorial: Normalize regular mental health checkups

February 9, 2021

Therapy can be beneficial to everyone, even if they don't have a mental illness.

As a result of smoke from an abundance of fires in Northern California, Oregon, and Washington blowing into the Bay Area, the sky appeared a bright orange on Sept. 9.

One spark; decades of damage

October 5, 2020

For the past few decades, California and other states along the West Coast have experienced annual fires. Traditionally, these are natural, seasonal events caused by warmer seasons and an increase in dry...

While COVID-19 causes fewer deaths than heart disease, it is given more coverage because of the more immediate effects. The coverage applies to all aspects of media; the more unusual stories are the ones published, leading to the sensationalization of news.

Opinion: News will always be sensationalized

March 12, 2020

Humans get distracted. Among the many things we get distracted by is shocking news.   It makes sense: Why would we care about mundane stories when there are more exciting events occurring? The...

Citizens protest in Hong Kongs Central District. Hong Kong citizens have protested against the extradition, among other reasons, since early 2019.

A world of protests

February 18, 2020

One million, two hundred thousand. That’s how many people protested in the 2018 March for Our Lives. Two million. This is the number of people protesting in Hong Kong on June 16, 2019, according...

Content creators revenue are primarily based on ads, making them vulnerable to the criteria set by advertisers. This means that creators have to avoid words that arent advertiser-friendly.

Opinion: YouTube monetization rules prevent authenticity

February 14, 2020

“Broadcast Yourself.” This was YouTube’s slogan for almost half of its life but has slowly been phased out. Even so, the ideals of the motto can still be found on the site today. It’s a simple...

Two receipts show the difference between tax not included (left) and tax included (right).

Opinion: Sales tax should be included

January 24, 2020

Growing up in the U.S., we are taught that the price we see is not going to be the price we pay. I’ve known that since the first time I tried to buy something with my own money. I took my carefully counted...

Carlmonts BTI program gives students a step up in their futures with specialized classes, a close-knit community, and internship opportunities.

BTI students find paths for their future

December 5, 2019

Carlmont constructed a $6.7 million lab building in 2011. The goal? To introduce possibilities for students. Since 2002, Carlmont has been offering biotechnology courses. However, in 2015, the school...

Two students and a mentor work on the robots  autonomous capabilities.

Deep Blue inspires students to create in STEM

November 6, 2019

Many students imagine robotics as a group of computer geeks living in a lab year-round.  In reality, this is not the case. Members do not need to be STEM experts nor devote all their free time to the...

Jordan English does her history homework in the Academic Center.

Academic Center offers support for students

September 27, 2019

A little-known resource for Carlmont students lies in the upper A hall, providing students with opportunities to catch up on homework and study for tests. The Academic Center, formerly known as the...

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Jack Hansen