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The Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates the coming of spring

The Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates the coming of spring

Bella Reeves, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: News

On April 13, the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival was held in San Francisco's Japantown for many to enjoy. ...

French exchange students say bonjour to California

French exchange students say bonjour to California

Emma O'Connor, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


Filed under Campus

The sand, the waves, and the sun. Those and many more reasons attract people to California like a magnet. Since the start of spring break, French exchange students have been experiencing the true California lifestyle with the help of their host families showing them around the area and fully imm...

Opinion: The UC System is cheating California residents

Opinion: The UC System is cheating California residents

Lizzy Hall, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019


Filed under Opinion

In 2018, 22 percent of out-of-state applicants were admitted by UCLA. The acceptance rate for California residents: 12 percent. Those numbers mean that of the 71,569 Californian applicants in 2018, only 8,725 were accepted. That is not fair. No matter the statistics of these out of state...

California College of the Arts hosts 2019 Holi Festival

California College of the Arts hosts 2019 Holi Festival

Bella Reeves, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019


Filed under ScotCenter

On March 16, California College of the Arts held the 2019 Holi Festival. All funds made from the event were given to the ASHA nonprofit organization to support education in India. ...

Queer Time Episode Six: The Methodist Church, California Bills, and Jussie Smollett

Queer Time Episode Six: The Methodist Church, California Bills, and Jussie Smollett

Maddy Ting, Zachary Khouri, and Mikayla Nguyen

March 4, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Podcasts

On this episode of Queer Time Podcast, Maddy and Zach discuss the Methodist Church, recent developments in the Jussie Smollett attack, and new bills drafted in California. If you have any questions or concerns, hit us up on our email, [email protected], follow us on Instagram at @qu...

California Wildfires

November 20, 2018


Filed under In-Depth

Beginning in early November, three devastating fires ravaged the countryside including Camp Fire, the deadliest and most destructive California wildfire to date. Many were uprooted as their homes were consumed by the flames while first responders rushed to contain the disasters. Even though the fires never reached the Bay Area, residents were largely ...

ScotSkim: fire

ScotSkim: fire

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under ScotSkim - quick news briefs

California burns up from fires in north and south Infamous for its sunny days and sandy beaches, the Golden State is gaining a new meaning, as fire rages through both its northern and southern ends. With Camp Fire blazing in the north and the Woolsey Fire burning through the south, the entire state is crippled by tragedy and debilitating air quality. According to ...

California takes steps to require solar panels on all new homes

California takes steps to require solar panels on all new homes

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

May 19, 2018


Filed under News

New refrigerator? Check. New couch? Check. New solar panels? Potentially. On Wed. May 8, the California Energy Commission (CEC) voted 5-0 to recommend energy efficiency standards to the state building regulations, which would require solar panels to be put on all new homes built after Jan. 1, 2...

California enacts automatic voter pre-registration

California enacts automatic voter pre-registration

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018


Filed under News

Governor Jerry Brown has recently signed into law a bill that automatically pre-registers all voting-eligible 16 and 17-year-olds to vote when they receive a California Driver’s License or California State I.D. Brown signed this bill into law on Feb. 28, which was written by Assemblymembers Kevin McCarty ...

Senator Dianne Feinstein lacks support of California Democratic Party in re-election

Senator Dianne Feinstein lacks support of California Democratic Party in re-election

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018


Filed under News

U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein is seeking re-election to her fifth term in the U.S. Senate, but this time, she lacks the support of the California Democratic Party. At the annual convention of the California Democratic party that occurred on Feb. 26, only 37 percent of the delegates supported backin...

California flu season deadliest in a decade

California flu season deadliest in a decade

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


Filed under News

Every year, the flu virus evolves, and this year's flu season is proving to be one of the most deadly in recent years. “This appears to be one of the worst seasons we’ve had in the last 10 years,” state epidemiologist Dr. Gil Chavez said in a call with Los Angeles Times reporters. “We’re early, and we’re trending up.” San Jose ...

Music Teachers’ Association of California donates music to fire victims

Music Teachers’ Association of California donates music to fire victims

Anna Feng, Scot Scoop Editor

November 10, 2017


Filed under News

When one thinks of the California fires, not many people would associate it with the loss of music teachers' studios and collections. This is why the Music Teachers' Association of California (MTAC) are organizing a drive for unused music to donate to teachers who lost their own music collections i...

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