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The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

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Tracy Chu

Tracy Chu, Staff Writer

My name is Tracy Chu, and I am a sophomore at Carlmont High School. My hobbies include playing badminton and watching movies. When not training for badminton or doing school work, I spend much of my time with my friends.

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A pregnant woman was sentenced to death because she refused to recant her Christian faith.

Pregnant woman sentenced to death for Christian faith

May 19, 2014

The Sudanese court sentenced a pregnant woman to death after she refused to renounce her Christian faith. According to ABC news, the Islamic court found Meriam Yehya Ibrahim, 27, guilty of apostasy,...

Presidential candidate Abdel Fattah al-Sisi walks alongside United States Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel in Cairo, Egypt. Image courtesy of Creative Commons Search.

Political turmoil accompanies presidential elections in Egypt

May 6, 2014

Egypt’s presidential candidate Abdul Fattah al-Sisi promised that the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt “will no longer exist” if he is to be elected. In an interview with press, Sisi expressed his...

The Sewol South Korean Ferry sank on April 16. Image courtesy of Creative Commons Search.

South Korean ferry sinks leaving casualties

April 21, 2014

174 of the 476 passengers aboard a South Korean ferry escaped when the ship capsized on April 16 on the country’s southern coast. The most recent search update stated that 64 passengers were confirmed...

There are protests in Kiev, Ukraine. Photo courtesy of Creative Commons Search.

Russian government supports Crimean annexation

March 18, 2014

The secession referendum in Crimea on March 16 revealed that 97 percent of Crimean voters supported leaving Ukraine to join the Russian Federation. The Ukraine crisis began when the president of Ukraine...

Runner Oscar Pistorius represents his country after a race. Image courtesy of Creative Commons Search.

Murder trial of Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius begins

March 3, 2014

The murder trial of South African runner Oscar Pistorius about the death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, began on March 3 in Pretoria, South Africa. Pistorius reportedly shot Steenkamp at his home...

The Boko Haram terrorist group killed many people in a raid on a Nigerian village. Image courtesy of Creative Commons.

Boko Haram kills many in raid on Nigerian village

February 18, 2014

The Boko Haram, a terrorist organization based near northeast Nigeria, raided a Nigerian village on Feb. 16, killing more than 100 villagers. According to CNN, the gunmen arrived in the village of Izghe...

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China denies New York Times reporter visa

February 4, 2014

The Chinese Foreign Ministry denied a reporter for The New York Times a visa Jan. 30 and he was forced to leave. Despite the fact that journalist Austin Ramzy had been reporting for The Times in China...

The Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Pizza was a delicious combination of pineapple, chicken, and barbecue sauce.

California’s hot pizza kitchen

December 9, 2013

A widely known chain restaurant, California Pizza Kitchen serves delicious food that is packed with flavor and zest. With various locations in the Bay Area, California Pizza Kitchen combines a classy...

Mimis Cafe brings France to San Mateo

Mimi’s Cafe brings France to San Mateo

November 15, 2013

Mimi’s Cafe in San Mateo, Calif. offers a tasty assortment of French dishes with many unique flavors. Located among a collection of stores at Bridgepointe Shopping Center, Mimi’s Cafe is a cozy...

Jeffrey’s: King of Hamburgers?

Jeffrey’s: King of Hamburgers?

November 1, 2013

Jeffrey’s Hamburgers in Downtown San Mateo, Calif. serves classic “diner-style” food with much variety and many flavors. Located on South B Street, Jeffrey’s restaurant has an almost retro feel...

The Pad Thai dish had a sweet and sour sauce mixed in with the noodles.

Win, lose, or Thai?

October 20, 2013

The Bua Thong Kitchen restaurant is a tasty choice for those looking to eat either traditional Thai cuisine or simply a light meal. Bua Thong Kitchen is located on Broadway Avenue in Burlingame, Calif....

Dumplings that burst with flavor with each bite served at Shanghai Dumpling Shop.

A little dumpling house on big Broadway

October 4, 2013

The Shanghai Dumpling Shop was an affordable yet delicious experience, with great menu options and fairly good service. The Shanghai Dumpling Shop is a classic Chinese dumpling house located on Broadway...

Home-style Mexican food at Celia’s

Home-style Mexican food at Celia’s

September 19, 2013

Celia’s Mexican Restaurant was a delicious but generally forgettable experience, with great service and tasty menu items. Located on Campus Drive just across from the College of San Mateo, Celia’s...

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