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School vouchers ignore the existing issues of public education

School vouchers ignore the existing issues of public education

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top News

In the U.S., every child has the right to a public education. Tuition isn’t paid in order to attend public schools, but schools are funded by taxpayers. What else is funded by taxpayers? Diverting public funding away from public schools in order to send lower-income students to private sch...

SamTrans creates Get Us Moving Program to solve transportation issues

SamTrans creates Get Us Moving Program to solve transportation issues

Max Lee, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Campus

The San Mateo County Transit District and the county of San Mateo have created the Get Us Moving program in hopes creating a gateway to communication with the community about the state of transit. The program's purpose is to help inform county residents, businesses, and other stakeholders of certain t...

Lack of parking poses issues

Lack of parking poses issues

Max Lee, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017


Filed under News

One of the special bonds that students and parents share is the hassle associated with Carlmont parking lots. Carlmont's parking lots have resulted in an overflow of students and parents parking in nearby streets such as Chula Vista Drive. Despite their actions being completely legal, they have caus...

State of emergency is proclaimed after storm damages

State of emergency is proclaimed after storm damages

Justin Som, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017


Filed under News

As a result of the storms of thunder and rain sweeping through California since late December, Governor Jerry Brown called a state of emergency for 50 counties on the night of Jan. 23. Sacramento, San Francisco, Merced, and San Mateo County were included in this group. According to the Brown administration, t...

‘Badlands’ brings up deeper issues

‘Badlands’ brings up deeper issues

Kiera Pendleton-White, Staff Writer

September 1, 2015


Filed under A&E

With her new album climbing up the charts, Halsey’s genre of indie pop reaches the ears of the masses. “Badlands” is Halsey’s debut album and has gained popularity in the same way that she started as an artist: the internet. Halsey started out because of attention on the website soundcloud....

Facebook’s privacy issues settled by FTC

Facebook’s privacy issues settled by FTC

December 2, 2011


Filed under Campus

[media-credit id=18 align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] In regards to previous attacks against Facebook, the federal government announced a settlement on Dec. 29 that enforces the company honor the privacy wishes of its users and opens it to privacy audits for the next 20 years. The Feder...

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