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ScotSkim: controversy

ScotSkim: controversy

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under News, ScotSkim - quick news briefs

President Donald Trump posts questionable advertisement On Nov. 1, five days prior to the 2018 midterm election, President Donald Trump tweeted a new advertisement video depicting Central Americans as cop killers. The ad features Luis Bracamontes, a Mexican man who was deported multiple times bu...

Op-Ed: Don’t let rhetoric trump reason in Belmont

Op-Ed: Don’t let rhetoric trump reason in Belmont

Sam Hosmer, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion

A couple months ago, I published a pretty lengthy article that drew a few conclusions on the nature of development in Belmont and how certain past forces have left us in our present position. I don’t claim it was objective — I didn’t intend to make any secret of the fact that I have an opinion. B...

Opinion: Election Day should be a national holiday

Opinion: Election Day should be a national holiday

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Only 56 percent of eligible voters cast ballots in the 2016 election, according to Pew Research. What happened to the other 44 percent? Where did they go? While some may have missed the deadlines to vote and some may be battling voter suppression laws, others just simply don’t have the time. ...

San Carlos City Council candidates prepare for election

San Carlos City Council candidates prepare for election

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

Three new candidates have announced their campaigns for the upcoming San Carlos City Council elections. The elections will be held in November 2018 and three seats will be open. The candidates, Adam Rak, Laura Parmer-Lohan, and Sara McDowell, are using the early phase of the campaign season to...

San Carlos voters prepare to hit the polls in school board election

San Carlos voters prepare to hit the polls in school board election

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under News

San Carlos voters will hit the polls on Nov. 7 for a school board election in the San Carlos School District.   As the voting date nears, sample ballots have been sent out to registered voters. Sample ballots can assist voters in the voting process once they reach the polls and assure that they s...

The 2016 election receives mixed reactions

The 2016 election receives mixed reactions

Adriana Ramirez, Segment Producer

December 8, 2016


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: News

Adriana Ramirez reports on the 2016 election and how it shocked many as the results were not the expected results.

Bay Area bubble bursts in wake of Trump victory

Bay Area bubble bursts in wake of Trump victory

Avery Adams, Staff Writer

November 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Donald Trump supporters are ignorant, but not as much as Hillary Clinton supporters. As the presidential election drew nearer, the majority of Carlmont's population and the Bay Area as a whole scoffed at Trump's ability to dig himself deeper and deeper into a hole. According to shapethefuture.org, 76 percent ...

Trump victory unveils Republican silent majority

Trump victory unveils Republican silent majority

Justin Som, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016


Filed under News, Top News

Holding their breaths, with stomachs clenched, many Clinton supporters turned away from the polling results. Florida had just been lost to Donald Trump, and as far as the Clinton campaign was concerned, they had already given up. The streamers and balloons at the hopeful victory party were packed...

Students cast their ballots in a mock election

Estella Lippi, Scotcenter Editor-in-Chief

November 10, 2016


Filed under ScotCenter

Estella Lippi reports on Carlmont's mock election.

Students vote in a mock election

Students vote in a mock election

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016


Filed under Campus

With the presidential election on the horizon, many students are forming opinions about the various candidates and propositions that are at stake. In the spirit of democracy, Carlmont's ASB organized to conduct an election in which students voted on several political measures in their respective history...

Urgency ordinance restricts marijuana usage

Urgency ordinance restricts marijuana usage

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016


Filed under News

The legalization of marijuana has hit yet another obstacle. On Nov. 1, San Jose City Council adopted an urgency ordinance prohibiting marijuana usage prior to the upcoming election on Nov. 8. The ballot includes Proposition 64. If passed by a majority vote, this proposition that would allow adults...

Clinton campaign sails through rough waters before election

Clinton campaign sails through rough waters before election

Armon Mahdavi, Staff Writer

November 1, 2016


Filed under News

On Friday, Oct. 28, federal law enforcement stated that new emails related to the investigation of Hillary Clinton’s private server were discovered.  The emails were found on Anthony Weiner’s computer, whom he shared with his former partner, Huma Abedin. Abedin is currently a top aide for Cl...

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