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Middle College provides a high school alternative

Middle College provides a high school alternative

Sophie Penn, ScotCenter Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2016


Filed under Features

Social media and entertainment continue to portray high school as four years of varsity jackets, school rallies, and cliques. However, Middle College provides a contrast to what has come to be seen as the stereotypical high school. Middle College is an alternative to high school for students who feel t...

Middle names — why do we have them?

Middle names — why do we have them?

Ravina Gujral, ScotCenter Segment Editor

April 28, 2015


Filed under Campus

Middle names: a part of one’s identity, or a useless addition to one’s name? According to the article, “Why do we have middle names” on mentalfloss.com, the usage of middle names dates back to ancient Rome. Multiple names were common for the most important people, such as Gaius Julius Ca...

Canadian middle class surpasses U.S. middle class

Canadian middle class surpasses U.S. middle class

Dana Benelli, Staff Writer

April 29, 2014


Filed under News

The Canadian middle class is now better-off than the American middle class, according to a recent New York Times report. The report based its conclusions off of a survey of household incomes in 20 countries over 35 years and considered inflation, tax differences, government benefits, and the cost...

Traffic problems arise from Ralston Middle School opening

Traffic problems arise from Ralston Middle School opening

Melanie Hamaguchi, Staff Writer

September 17, 2013


Filed under News

Carlmont High School students face new traffic issues in the wake of the reopening of Ralston Middle School. Last Wednesday, Ralston Middle School reopened after a summer of campus construction. With more parents driving their children to school in the morning, the already busy Ralston Ave. has become...

Too Hot for the Middle East

Too Hot for the Middle East

Ayesha Abbasi, Social Media Editor/Columnist

May 5, 2013


Filed under News

Omar Borkan Al Gala, a United Arab Emirate national, was deported from Saudi Arabia for being "too attractive." This 25- year-old poet and fashion photographer was one of the three men kicked out of  the Jenadrivah Heritage and Culture Festival in Riyadh, the Saudi capital. The reasoning of their removal was justified by religi...

New middle school proposed for Belmont

New middle school proposed for Belmont

October 11, 2012


Filed under Campus

Crystal Springs Uplands School has proposed a plan to build a middle school in Belmont. The middle school would be on Davis Drive, off of Ralston Avenue. There currently are empty corporate buildings at Davis, buildings which have been listed as available for rent for quite some time. The president...

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