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

Malina Wong

Malina Wong, Podcast Producer

Malina Wong is a junior at Carlmont High School and in her second year of journalism. Her interests include film, art, and writing. She is a member of Carlmont's art club.

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Twitter: @malina_wong

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In this episode of Scot Scoop Unsolved, hosts Nyah Simpson and Malina Wong discuss the disappearance of Arianna Fitts.

Scot Scoop Unsolved S2 Ep. 2: The disappearance of Nicole and Arianna Fitts

April 28, 2022

On April 8, 2016, Nicole Fitts was found dead in McLauren park in San Francisco. Her daughter Arianna Fitts had been missing since January or February of that same year. Since then, very little progress...

Hosts Nyah Simpson and Malina Wong explore the story of The Doodler, a San Francisco murderer in the 1970s who killed members of the LGBTQ+ community.

Scot Scoop Unsolved S2 Ep. 1: The Doodler

March 15, 2022

San Francisco in the 1970s was a very dangerous place. In the same few months in 1970, there were three murderers at large: The Zodiac, The Zebra Killer, and The Doodler. In this short podcast series,...

Scot Scoop Unsolved Ep. 5: San Francisco native Brian Egg found dead in fish tank

December 12, 2021

In 2018, Brian Egg was found dismembered in a fish tank in his home. Only his torso was recovered. His head and arms have not been discovered, and his true killer still remains at large. The evidence to...

Many go to thrift stores to help reduce participate in consuming mindfully.

Mindful consumption

November 29, 2021

The simple thought of, "Will I use this in a year?" makes an evolutionary difference. Whether it be a new shirt or keychain, many thoughtlessly hand their money to the cashier at the mall. With widespread...

Scot Scoop Unsolved Ep. 4: The conspiracies behind Marilyn Monroe’s death

November 17, 2021

One of the most famous women in American film and culture Marilyn Monroe was found dead in her apartment on Aug. 4, 1962. After living a life on the screen in the 1950s, Monroe was an international sensation....

Scot Scoop Unsolved

Scot Scoop Unsolved

November 8, 2021

Scot Scoop Unsolved Ep. 3: The mysterious disappearance of Paul Farmer

October 26, 2021

An elderly man with dementia from Belmont, California went missing in August 2019. Last seen on U.S. Highway 92, Paul Farmer remains missing and his disappearance impacts many. In this episode, hosts...

Scot Scoop Unsolved Ep. 2: Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie’s disappearance

October 5, 2021

Welcome to Scot Scoop Unsolved! In this episode, hosts Malina Wong and Nyah Simpson discuss the current missing person case of Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie. Petito was reported missing on Sept. 11,...

Scot Scoop Unsolved Ep. 1: Scott Peterson

September 14, 2021

Scot Scoop Unsolved is a true-crime podcast where hosts Malina Wong and Nyah Simpson discuss unsolved crimes. They go over the details of each case and at the end, discuss it, voice their opinions on what...

Women represent the feminist movement on the court and field.

[Photo] Feminism takes the field

March 11, 2021

Women represent the feminist movement on the court and field.

Many introverts enjoy time away from others to recharge themselves and tend to think before they act.

Introverts withstand modern learning

February 17, 2021

Six hours. That is one-fourth of the day spent in exhaustion from interactions made that day with students and teachers. This description matched how sophomore Francesca Brocchieri described her typical...

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

February 3, 2021

Many introverts enjoy time away from others to recharge and tend to find themselves thinking before their actions.

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Many introverts enjoy time away from others to recharge and tend to find themselves thinking before their actions.

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...

Many will be celebrating Thanksgiving virtually this year.

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Many will be celebrating Thanksgiving virtually this year.

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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