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The Junior State of America Club teaches members to listen to others' points of view and discuss important issues.

Junior State of America promotes open political dialogue

March 25, 2019

According to the Pew Research Center, the divide between Democrats and Republicans on major issues grows wider. The Junior State of America (JSA) Club at Carlmont is trying to...

Lowe's plans on closing 20 U.S. stores and 31 Canadian stores before February 2019.

Lowe’s announces closure of 51 stores in North America

November 13, 2018

Lowe’s has recently announced that they are closing 20 stores in the U.S. and 31 stores in Canada. Four of these stores will be closing in California, located in South San Francisco,...

Great America is transformed into the frightening attraction, the Haunt, during the month of October. This is where thefts perpetrated by teens occurred the weekend before Halloween.

Great America terrorized by a mob of teenagers

November 1, 2017

Many Bay Area residents’ nights came to a shocking end when mobs of thieves went on a rampage at Great America’s Haunt. Exact numbers are unknown, but police believe that 15-20 boy...

Speier listens as a constituent addresses her with a question about congressional ethics.

Rep. Jackie Speier addresses political concerns

February 14, 2017

“Truth and Justice for All,” “Resist and Persist,” and “We Support Jackie” were just some of the signs carried into the auditorium of Lowell High School on Feb.11 at...

America needs to move forward together

November 11, 2016

This is one of the most controversial elections in American history, and instead of bringing us together, it’s driving us apart. Rather than openly hating on each other, we ...

Recent bombings resurrect fear in America

September 24, 2016

On Sept. 17, a bomb exploded in Ocean County, New Jersey. Later that day, a second bomb exploded in Chelsea, Manhattan, injuring 31 people. State troopers discovered a third...

‘Captain America: Civil War’ is one of Marvel’s greatest films

May 10, 2016

Disney and Marvel Studios have done it once again. "Captain America: Civil War," released May 6, is the latest superhero movie since "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice."...

Say goodbye to the blonde ferret that resides on Donald Trump's head, because this is the last time he will be featured on Scot Scoop.

Make America great again by silencing Trump

March 2, 2016

Any publicity is good publicity, and Donald Trump is by far the most publicized candidate in the 2016 presidential election. Almost every news site in the nation is constantly...

More than 90,000 Americans have died due to gun violence since the Sandy Hook shooting.

Why America needs gun control

January 26, 2016

More than 90,000 dead. More than 90,000 Americans have lost their lives at the hands of gun violence since the horrific Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting in Newton, Connecti...

Pizza takes a bite out of America

Pizza takes a bite out of America

September 25, 2015


‘Another Period’ dazzles crowds across America

August 27, 2015

Imagine "Keeping up with the Kardashians," but set during the Gilded Age in Newport, Rhode Island. This is the premise for "Another Period" on Comedy Central. Meet socialites...

The Capitol building is the meeting of the house of Representatives and the Senate. Due to this year's Election Day, there should be drastic changes to the running of the country.

Election Day ushers new plans for America

November 10, 2014

A seemingly endless line of responsible US citizens pours out of the polling office and down the street, wrapping around block after block of the neighborhood. Here, they wait...

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