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Opinion: G(un) safe

Opinion: G(un) safe

Talia Schreiber, Staff Writer

April 20, 2019

Guns are not toys. They are not to be waved around on Instagram or held up on Snapchat while teenagers mouth the lyrics to their favorite song. Guns are dangerous. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of gun-related deaths in the United States has reached...

Opinion: Controlling gun violence isn’t as simple as it may seem

Opinion: Controlling gun violence isn’t as simple as it may seem

Maya Lip, Staff Writer

April 20, 2019

One problem with multiple causes cannot be prevented by one solution. Just like gun violence cannot be prevented by a single gun ban and increased gun control across the country. In early February 2018, 17 students were killed at a high school in Parkland, Fla. The Florida killer, Nikolas Cruz, p...

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...

San Carlos City Council strives to make better gun regulations

San Carlos City Council strives to make better gun regulations

Audrey Boyce, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019

A brand new City Council took on the timely issue of firearm regulations in San Carlos on Jan. 14. The topic of guns has caught the attention of many San Carlos citizens, especially since a chain store that sells guns, Turner's Outdoorsman, applied to open a store in San Carlos. In November of 2017,...

Students intimidated by recent gun violence

Students intimidated by recent gun violence

Sam Hanlon, Staff Writer

March 19, 2018

On Feb. 14, 17 students and staff members were killed during a school shooting at Marjory Douglas Stoneman High School in Parkland, Fla. Since then, students at Carlmont have been on edge due to all the recent gun violence. "I'm disgusted that there have been innocent children dying, ones with...

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.

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...

Volunteering for ‘Annie Get Your Gun’

Volunteering for ‘Annie Get Your Gun’

Sarah Boro, Highlander Editor

February 4, 2014

Many believe that actors are what make a musical successful, however one would be amazed by what happens backstage, thanks to the help of many parent and student volunteers. Parents are a key factor that make the show what it is. Parent volunteers offer much of their time to help the cast and organize...

Pit Orchestra prepares for ‘Annie Get Your Gun’

Pit Orchestra prepares for ‘Annie Get Your Gun’

Sarah Schisla, Scot Scoop Editor-in-Chief

January 15, 2014

The drama department is not the only group in Carlmont preparing for the upcoming performance of "Annie Get Your Gun." A pit orchestra will provide the show’s music, both accompanying the actors for songs and entertaining the audience during scene changes. The orchestra’s conductor Edward Smart said, “[...

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