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The rising fear over climate change

The rising fear over climate change

Zachary Khouri, Scot Scoop Editor

May 9, 2019

Four hundred and eleven million people across the world would be exposed to drought. Eighty million people to drowning. As much as 56 centimeters on average would the sea level rise; in some places, 50 feet. The chances of land being suitable for the transmission of deadly diseases, such as...

Opinion: Little Miss Flint is the future

Opinion: Little Miss Flint is the future

Nisha Marino, Highlander Editor-in-Chief

April 25, 2019

In 2016, Amariyanna "Mari" Copeny was eight years old. Two years into the Flint water crisis, Copeny wrote a letter to President Obama asking him to come to Flint to discuss the future of clean water. Now, Copeny runs a successful GoFundMe to distribute clean water to her city. I am six years older ...

Bring Change to Mind Club shifts attitudes on self-care and mental health

Bring Change to Mind Club shifts attitudes on self-care and mental health

Brianna Cheng, Scot Scoop Editor

February 5, 2019

In California, 65 percent of youth with a Major Depressive Episode (MDE) did not receive treatment in 2019. The Bring Change to Mind (BC2M) Club is bringing awareness to the problem of stigmatized and untreated mental health problems through their campus activities, club meetings, and outreach e...

Girls’ Tennis Club encourages tennis involvement

Girls’ Tennis Club encourages tennis involvement

Alena Ruhstaller, Managing Editor

March 14, 2018

Amid many other well-meaning clubs at Carlmont, the Girls' Tennis Club hopes to introduce people to the sport on and off of campus. The club welcomes all students to join, even if they do not have any tennis experience. As a first-year club at Carlmont, Girls' Tennis Club has 40 members who aim to...

Caltrain launches new public education campaign

Caltrain launches new public education campaign

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018

Have you ever wondered how many people ride Caltrain each day? On Feb. 19, Caltrain launched their new "Did You Know?" public education program. This program was designed to educate the public about the history of the Caltrain corridor and its future plans for modernization. Caltrain's "Did you kno...

Florida catastrophe calls for action

Florida catastrophe calls for action

Editorial Staff, Site Editors

February 18, 2018

Florida is not the first, and it will not be the last. Not unless something changes. On Dec. 14, 2012, a 20-year-old man shot and killed 26 people, children included, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. On Oct. 1, 2017, a gunman killed 58 people in a mass shooting on the Las Vegas strip...

New year, same you

New year, same you

Kathryn Stratz, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018

As 2017 came to a close, the New Year's resolutions began. Lists pinned on walls, taped on doors, written on bathroom mirrors; the attainment of a new lifestyle that today's society pushes on people begins. It's utterly unrealistic. Let's break it down. How do average people with busy schedules...

Human relations commission speaks up for change

Human relations commission speaks up for change

Rachel Kang, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017

Bright lights flashing, smiles beaming, and laughter echoing across the quad. That’s what the students of Carlmont experience multiple times a year thanks to the human relations commission of ASB. The commission supervisor is a junior named Jade Sebti. According to Sebti, the mission of the human...

Carlmont students rally for change

Carlmont students rally for change

Estella Lippi, Scotcenter Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2017

Estella lippi reports on the Women's March on Jan 21, in Downtown Redwood City.

National titles bring change to the Bay Area

National titles bring change to the Bay Area

Alyssa Fagel, Highlander Editor

August 26, 2015

Any sports fan would admit that it has been a pretty great year to live in the Bay Area. Back in October, the San Francisco Giants won their third national title in five years after defeating the Kansas City Royals in the World Series. Eight months later, the Golden State Warriors shocked the entire...

‘1989’ shows Taylor Swift’s change to pop

‘1989’ shows Taylor Swift’s change to pop

Kiera Pendleton-White, Staff Writer

November 6, 2014

Taylor Swift has finally graduated from her country-girl roots with her new album "1989." "1989" is the first album that Swift has fully placed under the pop genre instead of country. "I liked her country music, but I also really like this," said junior Kate Bryan. The entire album is very easy...

Change of place and time

Change of place and time

October 20, 2013

Friday’s football games were moved from El Camino High School to South San Fransisco High School. The times were also moved from 3 pm to 7 pm for varsity. The players did not learn about the change until Wednesday afternoon. The game was moved because the field at El Camino is under construction. ...

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