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San Franciso celebrates MLK and the civil rights movement

January 25, 2019

Ava Richards reports on the march held in San Francisco on Jan. 21 to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and to fight for equality for all. ...

Chloe Wen, a senior, gives a presentation about PERIOD at the club’s first meeting of the year.

PERIOD chapter brings the menstrual movement to Carlmont

September 19, 2018

A new club is bringing the menstrual movement to Carlmont, and they are here to stay. Period. PERIOD is a non-profit organization with over 150 chapters worldwide. The grou...

5-year-old Zachary Finlay paints an orange and green fish for the playground.

‘Art at Play’ helps to beautify the Belmont community

May 10, 2018

A scene of children playing a the playground would not be complete without the bright colors of the play structure. In an effort to help add more color to playgrounds, Art at Play is coming to help make the Belameda Park brighter. Art at Play is dedicated to helping beautify B...

Senior Gaby Prado gets ready for Sojourn to the Past by reading a book on the Civil Rights Movement .

Experience the Civil Rights Movement

February 16, 2015

Sojourn to the Past is "a seven day trip through Georgia and Alabama to see the sights of the Civil Rights Movement of the 50's and 60's,” said Carlmont’s Sojourn to the Past...

Minnijean Brown Trickey tells her story to Carlmont students

Civil Rights Movement advocate travels from history books to the Carlmont stage

November 1, 2014

She walked with her head held high up the broad steps of her school, surrounded by one thousand troops from the U.S. Army for protection, amidst screams of racist remarks and...

A mural in Selma, Ala.

Learning about the Civil Rights Movement from the Civil Rights Movement

September 9, 2014

There is not a more direct and personal way of learning about history than experiencing it through the people who made it at the locations where it occurred. Carlmont students...

The Movember movement

The Movember movement

November 10, 2013


The roots of the Kony Movement

April 18, 2012

Joseph Kony is the leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army, a militant group operating in parts of Africa, and has been accused of crimes against humanity. The situation was made famous by the viral video Kony 2012, and stems from conflicting ethnic groups in Uganda. Since as early as the fourth century B.C., the area that is now Uganda has been divided into two ethnic groups; the Baganda people...

The money behind the movement

April 18, 2012

The Kony 2012 campaign was created to spread awareness of the charity Invisible Children, who asks for donations alongside promotional items, such as buttons and signs, geared towards spreading their message. But where exactly does the money go? According to their website and Charity Navigator (a leading website that rates charities based on their financial records), 80 percent of the collected...

Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement: Remembering Dr. King

January 17, 2011

[media-credit name="Steven Tsujisaka" align="alignleft" width="246"][/media-credit] On Jan. 17, students and teachers took the day off to remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Ki...

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