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KonMari Method tidies up people’s lives

KonMari Method tidies up people’s lives

Audrey Luey, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

The Spark Joy Bay Area KonMari Method Workshop gathered at the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany to introduce a new outlook on life. It proposed an organizational strategy that cleanses people from the inside out.   The KonMari movement has been an ongoing popular idea since 2014, when Marie Kond...

First responders face the stress of saving lives

First responders face the stress of saving lives

Mariela Ramirez, Staff Writer

February 17, 2019

Imagine trudging through debris from a wildfire. Your job is to pick up what the fire hasn’t already destroyed. Houses are reduced to rubble and there isn’t a living thing in sight. The environment you’re in is stressful. Luckily, you’ve had the training to handle these types of drastic situatio...

Model-minority stereotype impacts the lives of Asian-American students

Model-minority stereotype impacts the lives of Asian-American students

Maya Lip, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019

“All Asians are smart." This statement is a well-known assumption that is found to be the center of many stereotypical jokes. However, what seems like a light-hearted jest can have a negative impact on a huge population of the students that attend Carlmont High School. It is a recurring instance that students of othe...

Changing Lives Club strives to encourage education

Changing Lives Club strives to encourage education

Alison Kim, Staff Writer

November 25, 2018

Most students in privileged areas would not give a second thought about having an education, and some even take it for granted. For some children, this is not the case. Basic education aid has raised 13 percent between 2015 and 2016, according to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cul...

New bike lanes protect bikers from collision

New bike lanes protect bikers from collision

Evan Ajuria, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018

Every day, bicycle riders take a risk when riding on busy main streets. Because of this, the city of Redwood City has taken some measures to ensure safer streets for everyone. Many studies that have been conducted over the past several years show that riding bikes on busy streets has become incre...

Changing Lives Club works towards helping others

Changing Lives Club works towards helping others

Emma O'Connor, Staff Writer

October 27, 2018

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the volunteer rate for U.S. citizens was approximately 25 percent in 2015, thus the majority of people don’t spend their time helping others in need. Changing Lives Club aspires to challenge this statistic, as they use the resources available to them and ...

Spring break gives time off from stress

Spring break gives time off from stress

Sadie Lyman, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018

Spring break has almost arrived, and students are more eager than ever to get the time off. Typically, students use spring break to go on vacation, hang out with friends, and relax. During the break, students have the opportunity to take a step back and focus on something besides school. Though ...

Varsity softball continues their winning streak in memory of Jim Liggett

Varsity softball continues their winning streak in memory of Jim Liggett

Kimberly Mitchell, Staff Writer

April 1, 2018

Less than a year ago, Jim Liggett, a beloved coach, teacher, and friend of many, passed away due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig's disease. In a ceremony held before their game against Woodside High School on March 28, the varsity softball team that he dedicated 41 years to dedicated their season to him. Tying their h...

Students march for their lives in Redwood City

Students march for their lives in Redwood City

Victoria Valle Remond, Staff Writer

March 25, 2018

Victoria Valle Remond reports on Redwood City's March for Our Lives and the powerful students involved.

Nine Lives gives new life to at-risk cats

Nine Lives gives new life to at-risk cats

Catherine Dahlberg, Staff Writer

March 24, 2018

It wasn’t long ago that unwanted and un-adopted cats from overcrowded county shelters were destined to be killed. Thanks to the work of the Nine Lives Foundation in Redwood City, however, local cats in need are getting a second chance to live. “Nine Lives Foundation is a community based non-profit organiz...

Students march for their lives

Students march for their lives

Kaylee George, Editor-in-Chief

March 24, 2018

At 837 marches, communities gathered to protest the lives lost to gun violence. But in Redwood City, it was different. In Redwood City, the rally was for the students, by the students. At the head of the cause was a group of students from the Sequoia Union High School District: Stefan Sujansky, Holly Newman, Sophie Penn, Ria Calcagno, Elise Kratzer, and Katie Uthman. While another rally was already scheduled to take place in San Francisco on March 24, Penn, a senior at Carlmont High School, said bringing the issue to Redwood City would make it more accessible for the community.

College brand names define lives of graduates

College brand names define lives of graduates

Maya O'Sullivan, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018

Harvard. Princeton. Stanford. Yale. Every day, students around the world push themselves to their physical and emotional limits in order to get accepted into these prestigious universities. This exertion is often due to the opportunities and resources that a college graduate gains after th...

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