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A local nonprofit strives to change the way we think

A local nonprofit strives to change the way we think

Evan Ajuria, Staff Writer

March 31, 2019


Filed under News

BraveMaker is an emerging nonprofit based out of Redwood City, seeking to make a difference in not only the way we look at each other, but the way we look at change. Its goal is to provide a platform for filmmakers to share brave stories centered on injustice and discrimination. On March 25, Brave...

Queer Time Episode Seven: Equality Act & Birmingham

Queer Time Episode Seven: Equality Act & Birmingham

Zachary Khouri, Mikayla Nguyen, and Maddy Ting

March 23, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Podcasts

  On this episode of Queer Time Podcast, Zach discusses the Equality Act and a recent controversy surrounding a school in Birmingham. Edited by Mikayla (Miki) Nguyen....

Students participate in activities to advocate gender equality

Students participate in activities to advocate gender equality

Maya O'Sullivan, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018


Filed under Campus

What is gender equality? Many students asked this question before Gender Equality Week, which informed them about the true meaning of gender equality and how it extends far beyond equality between men and women. The week of March 5 to March 9 was filled with various activities involving Carlmon...

Carlmont dedicates a week to promoting gender equality

Andrea Butler, Staff Writer

March 10, 2018


Filed under Campus

Gender equality is a goal that is being worked toward on a daily basis worldwide. Here at Carlmont, Gender Equality Week is a week where students can appreciate the rights they have and support others who might not have the same rights. “It's important to ensure that gender equality is recognized a...

Belmont City Council unanimously approves civil rights resolution

Belmont City Council unanimously approves civil rights resolution

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer

April 4, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

The crowd buzzed with energy as the council members entered the room. For some, the regularly scheduled Belmont City Council meeting was just that– a regularly scheduled meeting. For others, the meeting was a step further in assuring a safe community where everyone is welcome. On Tuesday,...

Students join the fight for gender equality

Students join the fight for gender equality

Izzy Bruguera, Staff Writer

March 12, 2017


Filed under Campus

For over 150 years, women have fought for equal rights. This past week, that fight was brought to Carlmont. Run by the Human Relations Commission of ASB, Gender Equality Week featured a new theme and activity each day, from March 6 to March 10, that supported equal rights for all. Monday encour...

The road to a future of equality

The road to a future of equality

Izzy Lunderman, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017


Filed under Campus

Gender equality week, coming up in March, was created in hopes of spreading equality throughout campus. The week was created by the human resources commission of ASB and is devoted to making all genders feel they are accepted in society and to encourage people to eliminate negative stereotypes of...

Scots spread love

Scots spread love

Jill Albertson, Staff Writer

January 15, 2016


Filed under Campus, Top News

A woman is strolling down the streets of San Francisco. The hijab wrapped around her head makes her stand out among the crowds. As she approaches her favorite bakery, her headscarf is pulled from her head and the word "ISIS" is shouted at her. Hate crimes happen everywhere, everyday, and this past...

Feminist Club spreads gender equality awareness

Feminist Club spreads gender equality awareness

Megan Tao, Scot Scoop Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2014


Filed under Campus

Carlmont's Feminist Club strives to spread awareness about gender equality and feminism around Carlmont High School and the community. Senior Elise Dimick, the club's co-president, said,"Our goal is to educate students about feminism. We do this by expose students to the political, economic, and social...

Feminist club aims to promote gender equality

Feminist club aims to promote gender equality

Naomi Asrir, Art Team

September 3, 2014


Filed under Activity Bios

Similar to other clubs at Carlmont aiming to give voice to several minority groups, the Feminist Club strives to educate students on the principles of feminism while discussing current events regarding gender bias in the media, politics, and more. The club is jointly administered by seniors Elise...

Continuing to fight for equality

Continuing to fight for equality

Claire Porter, Staff Writer

April 8, 2014


Filed under Campus, Student Bios, Top News

Carlmont’s well-known social activist will be moving on to larger-scale issues in college. Senior Kalila Kirk has always been passionate about the education and advocacy of equality. She’s currently the co-President of Carlmont’s Gay Straight Alliance, the Vice President of Feminist Club, and a clin...

Racial equality was made in December

Racial equality was made in December

Sarah Adams, Staff Writer

December 17, 2013


Filed under Student Voices

The 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution reads, “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.” This amendment was adopte...

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