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Tavi Benelli, a senior, was arrested on child molestation charges at
Pump It Up, an indoor bounce house, on Monday, April 1, 2019.

News Brief: Carlmont senior arrested for alleged child molestation

April 3, 2019

Tavi Benelli, a Carlmont senior and Belmont resident, is facing charges for possession of child pornography and molestation of a child after he allegedly touched and took inappropriate...

Freshman Emily Garcia* takes a hit off her Juul.

Drug use seeps into high school culture

February 5, 2019

Millions of thoughts parade across your conscience. Your heart begins to pound. The slim black device sits on top of your homework. You hear it echoing your name. You reach fo...

James Alex Fields Jr., joins marchers in Charlottesville for the

ScotSkim: convictions

December 9, 2018

Charlottesville neo-Nazi convicted on all counts “Unite the Right"rioter James Alex Fields Jr., was convicted of first-degree murder in a Virginia court on Dec. 7 for plowing his car in...

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks at a Trump Tax Town Hall in Phoenix, Ariz.

ScotSkim: announcements

November 16, 2018

Questions arise surrounding leadership as the 'blue wave' crashes The ‘blue wave,’ crashed, as many predicted it would. But for American politics, another dramatic event on its ...

Smoke from California wildfires fills the sky as air quality worsens.

ScotSkim: fire

November 15, 2018

California burns up from fires in north and south Infamous for its sunny days and sandy beaches, the Golden State is gaining a new meaning, as fire rages through both its northern ...

Senator McCain is laid to rest in Washington D.C. after his memorial service on Sept. 1.

ScotSkim: remembering icons

September 4, 2018

John McCain’s funerals bring together Democrats and Republicans The memorial services honoring the late Senator John McCain brought together more than 2,000 people, Republicans...

Mollie Tibbetts

Credit: Mollie Tibbetts/Facebook

ScotSkim: Mollie Tibbits

August 29, 2018

On July 18, 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts went missing after going for a jog in Brooklyn, Iowa. Tibbetts, a University of Iowa student, had been staying in Brooklyn with her bo...

Guns on display at Imbert and Smithers.

San Carlos community debates new gun store

November 13, 2017

The potential opening of a new gun store in San Carlos has become a point of controversy within the community. Turner’s Outdoorsman, a hunting and fishing chain store, was s...

Giovanni Smith, a sophomore, views trending videos on YouTube. More often than not, satirical clips from Late Night television shows trend within hours of being uploaded.

Satirical shows strive only for entertainment

March 3, 2017

According to The Huffington Post, “Satire news is increasingly overtaking mainstream news as a source of voter information, especially for younger and left-leaning voters.” Satir...

On the subject of Syria, Clinton said that America should hold guilty authorities accountable. However, Trump insisted that the last base of the Syrian rebels, Aleppo, had already fallen.

Confronting refugee crisis in the presidential debate

October 12, 2016

In the second presidential debate, the topic of foreign and domestic terrorism has reemerged in the political scene as a disputed conflict. In light of the stark contrasts between...

In the favelas of São Paulo, people regard groups of criminals as protectors from the police. Viceland actually interviewed these criminals, providing a unique perspective on the situation.

Viceland: A revolutionary reporting channel on the rise

March 11, 2016

The same news over and over again. Politicians doing this, politicians doing that. The economy doing this, the economy doing that. The same materials are being regurgitated...

Syrian refugees wait at the platform of the Budapest Keleti railway station.

Americans reconsider Syrian refugees in light of attacks

November 24, 2015

In the aftermath of terrorist attacks on Paris, France and Beirut, Lebanon in mid-November, the debate surrounding Syrian refugees has been loaded with demands for the United...

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