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  • With society heading back in the direction of normalcy, a positive outlook on the pandemic has taken the forefront of many people’s priorities when it came to their lifestyle. However, many fail to realize that the pandemic has engraved both negative and positive impacts on the lives of all people that will remain prominent, even when the pandemic comes to an end.

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    Opinion: The pandemic will never be over

  • Due to the coronavirus, many regulations and cautions have been placed, making it harder to attend a Carlmont sports game. However, the school provided an outlet known as the NFHS Network to virtually view the athletes at work. Now, Scots fans have the power to watch most of the Carlmont games at the comfort of their own home.

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  • Quinn Felton, a young bicyclist, reflects on his passion for cycling and goals for the future.

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    Quinn Felton takes a road less traveled

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    Scots eBikes Ep. 1: Gaining traction

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    Opinion: Standardized testing should continue to be optional

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    Opinion: School lunch needs to play ketchup

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  • By cultivating appreciation for every type of brain, the neurodiversity movement works for a future where people with autism are treated fairly.

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Malina Wong

Malina Wong, Staff Writer

Malina Wong is a sophomore at Carlmont High School and in her first year of journalism. Her interests include videography and photography. She enjoys doing art in her free time.

Twitter: @malina_wong

All content by Malina Wong
Excess carbon dioxide in the air causes an atmospheric layer which traps radiation and prevents the earth from cooling, known as the greenhouse effect. Apple launched its Restore Fund, a forest restoration project working to become carbon neutral by 2030. The company hopes to encourage other businesses to participate in carbon removal due to the financial return the project brings. Forests help with climate change through the trees that absorb and store carbon dioxide in the air.

Cartoon: Apple in the Greenhouse

Malina Wong, Staff Writer
April 21, 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says schools can now allow students in in-person school to be 3 feet apart, while teachers and staff should remain 6 feet apart. Many feel that this guidance compromises the safety of going back to school and is pressuring things to return to before the pandemic.

Cartoon: Three Feet Apart

Malina Wong, Staff Writer
March 24, 2021
Many follow the conventional path of owning their own car, while using a bicycle is the more uncommon path. Traveling by bike carries benefits, such as exercise and absence from car pollution, however many still pursue the standard even as the demand is low.

Cartoon: The Road Not Taken

Malina Wong, Staff Writer
March 17, 2021
Resources such as water, light, and food are wasted every day without the knowledge of doing so. Combating the loss of these resources could include turning off faucets or switching off lights when not in use, and only throwing away food when necessary.

Cartoon: Wasting Resources

Malina Wong, Staff Writer
March 10, 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now recommends people to double mask to prevent the spread of COVID-19. It is suggested to wear a fabric mask along with a medical mask to reduce the gaps that come with wearing one. These gaps hold the risk of exposing respiratory droplets in the air where the COVID-19 virus could be present.

Cartoon: Double Up Your Masks

Malina Wong, Staff Writer
February 24, 2021
Many introverts enjoy time away from others to recharge themselves and tend to think before they act.

Introverts withstand modern learning

Malina Wong, Staff Writer
February 17, 2021
As the amount of unwanted textiles multiply each year, people are finding more ways to repurpose these fabrics. One of the ways is turning the fabric into bricks. These fabric bricks are made from shredded textile and eco-friendly glue, which is then put into a mold and mechanically pressed. Its functionality is versatile, ranging from shelves, to chairs, to walls.

Cartoon: Fa-bricks

Malina Wong, Staff Writer
February 3, 2021
Nearly one-third of all food is pollinated by bees. Without them, there’d be less strawberries, apples, almonds, and alfalfa, which feed the cows that affect the meat and dairy industry. As their population comes to a decline, the use of pesticides continue and the fall of bees continue.

Cartoon: Bee-ware of Pesticides

Malina Wong, Staff Writer
January 20, 2021
The glitter that follows us for months after having contact has also followed marine wildlife. While these plastic embellishments decorate our art projects and clothing, it has become a part of the global microplastics issue and could end up in our food and oceans.

Cartoon: The Route of Glitter

Malina Wong, Staff Writer
January 12, 2021
Many introverts enjoy time away from others to recharge and tend to find themselves thinking before their actions.

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February 17, 2021
Many will be celebrating Thanksgiving virtually this year.

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November 24, 2020
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