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This seemingly peaceful pier in San Francisco was the site of a shooting back in July of 2015.

Acquittal in Kate Steinle case reignites controversy

December 7, 2017

San Francisco residents were left with mixed feelings when the man who killed a woman on Pier 14 was found innocent by a grand jury. On July 1, 2015, Jose Ines Garcia Zarate sho...

Justin Som, a junior running for club president, addresses Mock Trial during their final meeting in E2.

Mock Trial closes the case on a successful season

March 29, 2017

When it comes to Mock Trial, Carlmont is one of the best public schools in the county. By winning third place at this year's regional competition, Mock Trial finished with their ...

As of now, libertarianism is a hot topic. The party promises freedom and minimal government, but is that really a good thing?

Making the case against libertarianism

February 8, 2017

Over 4 million Americans voted for the Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson in the 2016 election.   In comparison with past third-party candidates, those numbers are quite impressi...

An unhealthy but still happy Disneyland. Get your tickets, but make sure you get vaccinated.

Disneyland catches a bad case of measles

January 26, 2015

All of a sudden Disneyland became the itchiest place on Earth. While influential figures and established foundations are taking progressive steps to cure cancer and HIV, 2015...

The parade was a celebration for all

Students miss school with a case of Giants fever

November 3, 2014

On Friday, Oct. 31, students shuffled into class to see only a small percentage of their classmates in their seats. No one was surprised. Just a few miles north, a large number...

Scot Scoop News believes that it's crucial and essential that the doorway for high school journalists remains open and inviting.

Editorial: The case for high school journalism

October 17, 2013

Journalism education is facing a storm of peril. The court's ruling in Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier, which concerned high school newspapers, has had far-reaching conseque...

The case for year-round school

May 26, 2013

As the school year draws to a close, many high school students are looking forward to a long summer of no school, and, aside from summer assignments, few worries. Several high school students in the United States will not attend a single day of normal high school for a solid two and a half months. Except, of course, the students who attend a high school with a year-round schedule. Let's start...

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