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A preview of Brandy Melville's lookbook showcases Brandy Girls wearing their

Editorial: Brandy Melville couldn’t care less about the average female

April 9, 2019

In an age where young girls and women are more vocal than ever, there's an area for them to speak up once again: the clothing industry. This is nothing new. Change is already in pr...

The number of students on waitlists has only increased in recent years, meaning there's even less of a chance for students to get off them.

Editorial: Waitlists bring more false hope than admission

April 5, 2019

We seniors have waited for months in anticipation of April 1. Before that, we were writing about our life stories and passions. Even before that, we were working as hard as we p...

Malls such as this one are often filled with people trying to buy cheap items on Black Friday.

Editorial: Black Friday sales should only be on Friday

November 23, 2018

Black Friday used to be a one-day event where shoppers would rush into stores to buy as many discounted items as possible within the 24 hours. Now, most stores give shoppers...

Vaping was essentially created to help adults smokers quit, however, the new fangled form of smoking has had dire consequences.

Editorial: Youth vaping is no less than an epidemic

November 18, 2018

“If your friends jumped off a bridge, would you?” This is the typical response of a parent when their child asks if they can do something because all of their friends are p...

Jim Acosta reports at a campaign rally for Donald Trump on Feb. 22, 2016. Acosta's press pass was recently revoked by the Trump administration after his actions toward a White House intern were deemed

Editorial: Our democracy is eroding

November 10, 2018

If you have ever studied any type of history, chances are that you will come across a figure named Adolf Hitler. Yes. That Adolf Hitler. And if you look a bit closer, you may...

Efficient implementation requires good leadership

February 2, 2017

Trump's so-called "Muslim Ban" has led to nation-wide confusion. In an executive order, put into effect on Jan. 27, President Donald Trump proclaimed that "the immigrant and noni...

Trump has been in the spotlight too long and it has only helped him.

Pushing Trump out of the spotlight

September 22, 2016

We thought Americans would come through. We thought Americans would be smarter than this. In order to continue being a distinguished news site that offers its audience i...

Editorial: Common Core is for the common good

Editorial: Common Core is for the common good

December 6, 2013

America, we have a serious problem. According to the Broad Foundation, “American students rank 25th in math, 17th in science and 14th in reading compared to students in 27 industrialized countr...

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...

Editorial: Keep the guns outside of the classrooms

Editorial: Keep the guns outside of the classrooms

September 25, 2013

After the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, The National Rifle Association (NRA) decided that the way to prevent another such tragedy was to place more guns in schools. We...

Editorial: Keep the guns outside of the classrooms

September 25, 2013

After the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, The National Rifle Association (NRA) decided that the way to prevent another such tragedy was to place more guns in schools. We agree that all school districts, including  the Sequoia Union High School District, should take pragmatic steps to ensure teachers, students, and parents feel safe. However, having guns in teachers’ classrooms n...

Editorial: Why we write controversial articles

February 27, 2013

It’s not about shocking people. A newspaper answers the questions that most of society cannot answer themselves. A newspaper looks for the answers, verifies them and presents them so that the community can be informed. The Highlander strives to do this as well. In order to properly inform Carlmont students, we cover a variety of different topics and remain as objective as possible to the...

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