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Opinion: Gun control needs to be taken to the next level

Opinion: Gun control needs to be taken to the next level

Zachary Khouri, Scot Scoop Editor

April 20, 2019

The rulebook of the U.S., like it or not, is always changing. To keep up with modern times, we are forced to interpret and amend the constitution where ever needed. So why do some still cling onto the Second Amendment? The Third Amendment provides an example of this trend — it is not very often...

The normality of gun violence

The normality of gun violence

April 20, 2019

Progress is made through trial and error. Without trial, there will be no progress. This can be applied to gun violence. America is divided over all aspects of guns, but most of all, they are divided on how to combat gun violence. There are so many solutions for gun violence, but by spending t...

California voters push for rent control

California voters push for rent control

CJ Ward, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018

Proposition 10, also known as the Affordable Housing Act, is on the ballot for California’s general elections this year. If the measure is passed, it will repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act. According to Curbed Los Angeles, Costa-Hawkins was passed in California in 1995, enabling landlords to raise the monthly rent of their properties as much as they wanted, usually to match t...

Science lecture proves sharks are not ‘mindless monsters’

Science lecture proves sharks are not ‘mindless monsters’

Parker English, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018

Many people view sharks as dangerous and irrational beasts. Skylar Thomas is not one of those people. On Feb. 14, Thomas visited Carlmont to give a presentation on sharks and their surprisingly calm and controlled way of thinking. This event was held at the Carlmont Performing Arts Center, from 7 to 8:3...

Carlmont students give their opinion on gun control

Carlmont students give their opinion on gun control

Daniel Friis, Segment Producer

January 4, 2018

Daniel Friis reports students' opinions on gun control.

Guns are out of control

Guns are out of control

Jordan Hanlon, Editor-in-Chief of The Highlander

October 3, 2017

It happened again. Politicians are about to say how concerned they are about the most recent tragedy. However, they're also going to say that this isn't the time to talk about gun control. On Oct. 1, a country festival in Las Vegas, Nevada, was attacked by 64-year-old Stephen Paddock. Currently,...

Why America needs gun control

Why America needs gun control

Kian Karamdashti, ScotCenter Sports

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, Connecticut on Dec 14, 2012. The shooting that killed 26 people, including 20 children. The shooting that, when recalled more than thre...

The fight for classroom control continues

Gabriela d'Souza, ScotCenter Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2011

English teachers attended a school board meeting today to voice their opinion on the increasing loss of control in their own classrooms. The Sequoia Union High School District held a vote to decided if it should pilot a program in English I/II Strategic (support) classes during the second semester...

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