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Blackfest brings students together

Blackfest brings students together

Leela Stuepfert, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

To be immersed in a new culture under the warm sun while enjoying live performances usually does not come without a cost in the Bay Area. However, it happened last Saturday, May 4, with Blackfest. Blackfest is a celebration of African American culture held annually at Stanford University in Palo Alto, ...

‘Black Panther’ breaks barriers and sets records

‘Black Panther’ breaks barriers and sets records

Sean Vanderaa, Staff Writer

March 18, 2018

'Black Panther' brought, for the first time, a strong black superhero to the spotlight, and did so in a record-breaking fashion. So far, 'Black Panther' has already pulled in $1.2 billion and has replaced other titles as the top-grossing movie for an opening weekend in February, an opening weekend in winte...

‘Black Panther: The Album’ reigns independent from the film

‘Black Panther: The Album’ reigns independent from the film

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018

Marvel’s movie “Black Panther” continues to dominate the box office, taking in another $108 million in its second weekend of release. Kendrick Lamar’s latest companion album, “Black Panther: The Album” sold a total of 131,000 copies to remain at Number One on Billboard's Top 100. Howe...

New ‘Black Mirror’ season continues its odd yet intriguing theme

New ‘Black Mirror’ season continues its odd yet intriguing theme

Sean Vanderaa, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018

The end of the world. A completely immersive dating machine. Overprotective parents. All this and more is brought out in season four of 'Black Mirror.' On Dec. 29, 2017, Netflix launched its fourth season of 'Black Mirror,' a British television series that focuses on possible futures for the human...

Belmont celebrates Black History Month with an essay contest

Belmont celebrates Black History Month with an essay contest

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

February 20, 2017

February each year, America celebrates Black History Month. This year the City of Belmont and the Belmont Library are partnering to host an essay contest about the importance of Black History Month. According to the San Mateo County Libraries website, “Black History Month is a way to honor and recognize all that African Americans hav...

Students share their thoughts on Black Friday

Students share their thoughts on Black Friday

Adriana Ramirez, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016

Adriana Ramirez reports on Black Friday and students' reactions and opinions about it.

Chicago reaches 500th homicide of 2016

Chicago reaches 500th homicide of 2016

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer

September 9, 2016

5oo homicides. 9 months. In a midwestern city widely known for its cold winters, murder and death have become so common that the Sun Times has created a Homicide Watch Chicago tab on their website. According to the Sun Times, on Sept. 5, five weeks after being stabbed in the chest by wife Y...

The Black Student Union plays an important role

The Black Student Union plays an important role

Lila Schulman, Staff Writer

April 14, 2015

The Black Student Union, otherwise known as the BSU, is a club that embraces African American culture and history, and discusses relevant news that affects people of all races. “For me, the club is important because there’s not a large percentage of African American students at Carlmont, so it’s...

Justice is not so black and white

Justice is not so black and white

Becca Garner, Staff Writer

March 4, 2015

The United States of America has a bloody history of racial prejudice and abuse. In the past 50 years since the Civil Rights Act was signed into law, great progress has been achieved. However, racial tensions have never evaporated entirely from our blood stained soil, and they have increased with...

Black Friday shoppers should beware of “deals”

Black Friday shoppers should beware of “deals”

Lila Schulman, Staff Writer

December 1, 2014

Walking through the doors of the mall, on the busiest shopping day of the year, excitement and stress kick in. There are many deals every direction you turn. It's early, but you know you can sleep later. You want to get those great deals, but are they actually as great as commercials and stores say...

Audience crowds the auditorium for the Black & White Gala

Audience crowds the auditorium for the Black & White Gala

Connie Yi, Staff Writer

October 13, 2014

After a three year absence, the Carlmont Arts Council welcomed the return of the Black & White Gala last weekend. On Saturday, the Carlmont Performing Arts Center presented the event, which featured all four of the performing arts departments, instrumental music, drama, dance and choir. Toby...

Performing arts programs come together for Black and White Gala

Performing arts programs come together for Black and White Gala

Justine Phipps, Scot Scoop Sports Editor/In Depth Editor

October 1, 2014

Get out your tuxedos and high heels. Carlmont's upcoming Black and White Gala, hosted by Carlmont's Art Council, is set for Oct. 11, 2014. "[The Gala] is a fundraiser put together by the arts council to help pay for things like the theater, which will support all of the arts departments," said...

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