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Food for Fines garners community support

Food for Fines garners community support

Justin Som, Staff Writer

December 2, 2017


Filed under News

Belmont community members have been on the lookout for new ways to help fire victims. For some, the direct approach of driving over to the North Bay and participating in relief efforts may not be the easiest nor most efficient way to show support. The Belmont Library has provided an answer to this...

Korean Club shares culture through food

Korean Club shares culture through food

Victoria Valle Remond, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under Campus

Walking into D3 during lunch on a Thursday, the first thing you can see is people gathered around a table, enjoying an assortment of food. This is Korean Club. The club seeks to educate its members about Korean culture through a combination of both culinary delights and informative presentations. "I...

Food For Fines puts a new spin on holiday giving

Food For Fines puts a new spin on holiday giving

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

Books and beans: an unlikely combination. However, with the San Mateo County Library's newest holiday initiative, Food for Fines, library fines will be waived with the donation of food, excluding fees for lost or damaged items. Running from Nov. 1 to Dec. 31, Food for Fines will allow library ...

Canned food drive creates giving spirit

Canned food drive creates giving spirit

Joseph Gomez, Segment Producer

November 11, 2017


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Campus

Joseph Gomez reports on the November food drive.

Teachers are showered with food and appreciation

Teachers are showered with food and appreciation

Rachel Skrenta, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


Filed under Campus

During Teacher Appreciation Week, spanning from May 2 to May 5, the Parent Teacher Student Association set up various breakfasts and lunches for staff members to enjoy in the Teachers’ Lounge as a gesture of appreciation. “While we often receive thanks from students and parents, it is nice to have...

Paddy Wagon Sliders creates mouthwatering sliders

Paddy Wagon Sliders creates mouthwatering sliders

Jackson Monge, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


Filed under Reviews, Top News

At Off The Grid at the Belmont Caltrain station, I saw Paddy Wagon Sliders, a dedicated food truck serving sliders. It has a whimsical theme of prison food, with the truck decked out to look sort of like a paddy wagon the police may use. It even has a stereotypical jailbird prisoner on it. The menu is chock-...

Food sales create successful Open House and Clubs Fair

Food sales create successful Open House and Clubs Fair

Lucy Perrone, Staff Writer

March 19, 2017


Filed under Campus

Food is the key to the heart, as seen by the many students and parents that attended the Open House Clubs Fair last week. On Thursday, March 16, Carlmont held an Open House for prospective parents and students, as well as current families to look at classes. This year, however, had a twist -- during...

Baking Club whips up sweet treats

Baking Club whips up sweet treats

Sherilyn Kuo, Staff Writer

March 15, 2017


Filed under Campus

Baking Club is on a mission to rise and gain new members. On Thursday, March 16, Baking Club will have a bake sale during the Open House Clubs Fair to promote and make money for the club. They will be selling various baked goods baked by club members, and the funds raised will go to the club’s fu...

Heritage Fair: each bite giving a taste of home

Heritage Fair: each bite giving a taste of home

Nastasja Stahl, Staff Writer

March 13, 2017


Filed under Campus

Tables are set across the pavement, each of them holding signs with food prices and labels proudly decorated in colorful designs. Students clamor around each booth, waving money in the air as club members take each order. The quad, like most days, is full. On February 23, however, it's different from...

GMO foods invoke health debate

GMO foods invoke health debate

Noah Sun, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017


Filed under Features

"What is your favorite food?" A common question asked as an icebreaker. "Why is it your favorite food?" A bit less common. Most people know what their favorite foods are or at least the flavors they enjoy. However, a lot of people don’t fully understand why something tastes so good and e...

Food sale gives new look on heritage

Food sale gives new look on heritage

Alyn Seymour, Staff Writer

February 23, 2017


Filed under Campus

On Feb. 23, the quad filled with the smells of foods from all around the world for Heritage Fair.  Clubs like Filipino Club, Black Student Union, and more were selling foods from their cultures. The food sale is a fundraiser for clubs at Carlmont, but since it is during the week of the Heritage Fa...

Food for student thought

Food for student thought

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017


Filed under Features, Top News

When seeking to improve their grades, students seldom think about heading towards the fridge. However, numerous studies done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, and various universities have shown that teenagers’ eating habits strongly affect academic performance. Factors that promote this correlation i...

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