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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.

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Jasneh Sasan

Jasneh Sasan, Staff Writer

Jasneh Sasan is currently a junior at Carlmont, she is a news and opinion writer who loves to immerse herself in the political world. Controversies keep her alive and running. She spends most of her time outside school competing at debate tournaments and participating in journalism activities. She loves to write about deep-rooted social-political issues around the world, but occasionally, she'll dabble in light-hearted, amusing topics.

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Rapper Kanye West has stired up much controversy and much media coverage due to his views and statements in regards to former President Donald Trump, Hitler, Elon Musk and his ex-wife Kim Kardashian.

Opinion: The media is taking advantage of Kanye West

December 13, 2022

From villainizing the Jewish community and spreading antisemitic fervor across the United States to romanticizing Adolf Hitler and the Nazis, Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, has become a media magnet....

The midterm elections are focused on the two chambers of Congress: the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives. Bidens midterm progress report includes the events that happened in his first and second year as president.

Opinion: The red wave may still happen in 2024

December 5, 2022

The results of the midterm elections have been nothing short of awe-striking and controversial. While Democrats rejoice in their unexpected progress, Republicans have started to prepare for the 2024 presidential...

The American economy has been adversely affected, including a falling stock market and combined foreign problems such as the Russo-Ukrainian War and growing conflicts with China.

Opinion: Americans must prepare for a tumultuous 2023

November 3, 2022

Following the recent British recession, some Americans fear that economic calamity may fall upon the United States in the midst of a global war, international conflict, and rising inflation rates. The...

Every action has its own opposite and equal reaction. Andrew Tates popularity can stem from extreme feminism and cancel culture, which all stem from sexism and the problems our society fails to address.

Opinion: Andrew Tate’s success reveals feminism’s failures

October 6, 2022

Andrew Tate, the now-canceled social media influencer, attempted to define the concept of masculinity for millions of men across the globe and left the world reeling with his controversial takes on societal...

9/11 impacts Sikh Americans disproportionately as they have to deal with the after-effects of Islamophobia.

Opinion: 9/11 still terrorizes Sikhs

September 16, 2022

The first murder victim of a 9/11-related Islamophobic hate crime was not a Muslim. He was a father, son, and entrepreneur. On September 15, 2001, according to CNN, a Sikh man named Balbir Singh Sodhi...

Case study by Politifact about abortion rates in New York City.


Case study by Politifact about abortion rates in New York City.

Justice Samuel Alitos statement on Roe v. Wade.


Justice Samuel Alito's statement on Roe v. Wade.

The United States and the rest of the N.A.T.O. nations have implemented economic sanctions on Russian trade, but are they worth it?

Opinion: Economic sanctions against Russia can lead to nuclear war

March 26, 2022

Economic sanctions imposed by countries, companies, and organizations around the world against Russia have put Russian president, Vladimir Putin, in a difficult situation on the world stage, but he doesn’t...

Russia and Ukraine are in the midst of war, yet the U.S. has the most to lose.

Opinion: Russia-Ukraine crisis means the end for America

March 5, 2022

Vladimir Putin, the president of Russia, is keeping the world on its toes as he repeatedly attacks Russia's neighboring country, Ukraine. For many, this aggression means the possibility of another world...

Powerful nations like the United States, India, and China steer towards the use of emotion politics as they repeatedly make decisions that lead to unsolvable challenges.

Divided we fall: The psychology behind America’s eventual decline

February 24, 2022

Politics, despite common assumptions, is nothing but a game. It’s storytelling, involving heroes and villains, creating a perfect utopian society, and maintaining constant drama. This game involves everyone,...

President Joe Biden completed one year in office, and his progress report doesn’t look promising.

Opinion: Biden’s first-year progress report is alarming

February 7, 2022

President Joe Biden's first year in office was one filled with hardships and obstacles, in which he faced an ongoing battle with a global pandemic, ended the country's longest war in the Middle East, and...

Modern feminists have taken to streets to fight for their rights, but Americans question whether they are on the right track.

Opinion: Modern feminism destroys American societal values

January 15, 2022

Modern "woke" feminism, despite claiming to fight for the betterment of the female gender, is a destructive movement that has strayed away from the original motives of feminism. It has become a media-hype...

Experts are questioning COVID-19 vaccination’s efficacy in battling the spread of the Omicron variant in the United States.

Omicron variant may cause another shutdown

December 7, 2021

As the Omicron variant of COVID-19 spreads rapidly through the U.S., people are wondering whether America will follow the lead of other European nations in initiating another nationwide shutdown.  The...

Ethnic Studies course requirements, mandated by California Gov. Gavin Newsom, have sparked nationwide partisan conflict in the United States.

Ethnic Studies sparks partisan conflict

November 15, 2021

Political controversy has surrounded the newly signed legislation that requires all high school students in California to take a semester-long Ethnic Studies course to receive a high school diploma.  On...

Australian coal has been stationed at Chinese shipping ports since October, 2021, and is still waiting to be released.

China’s coal ban could affect American consumerism

October 30, 2021

After banning Australian coal imports last year, China is facing one of its worst power crunches.  After Australia announced an investigation on the origins of COVID-19 last year, China placed an informal...

Joe Biden speaking at the Iowa Federation of Labor Convention in 2019.

Biden’s approval ratings drop, Americans worry for the future

October 9, 2021

After less than one year in office, President Joe Biden has made certain decisions that have sparked partisan conflict between the Democratic and Republican parties in the United States. After election...

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