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Opinion: Abstinence is (not) the solution

Opinion: Abstinence is (not) the solution

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion

For centuries, humans have searched for a solution to unwanted pregnancies. From coitus interruptus to condoms to the infamous Pill, nothing has worked better than good old-fashioned abstinence. According to Planned Parenthood, there are 18 forms of birth control. Abstinence, the practice of not having sex, is the only form listed as 100 percent effecti...

Opinion: Women don’t matter

Opinion: Women don’t matter

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Women make up the majority of college students. They make up more than half of the world’s population. They are doctors, lawyers, politicians, athletes, leaders, followers, teachers, and students. And yet, they still do not matter. The twenty-first century has achieved innovations unthinkable to many ...

Carlmont students give their opinion on gun control

Carlmont students give their opinion on gun control

Daniel Friis, Segment Producer

January 3, 2018


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Campus

Daniel Friis reports students' opinions on gun control.

Battle for net neutrality continues

Battle for net neutrality continues

Riley Collins, Staff Writer

December 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Net neutrality has been repealed, and everyone is freaking out. But people need to calm down.   Net neutrality is “the principle that internet service providers should enable access to all content and applications regardless of the source and without favoring or blocking particular products...

Opinion: review of last formal for seniors

January 31, 2013


Filed under Campus

Carlmont's 2013 Winter Formal took place on Jan. 31, 2013 at the Fox Theater in Redwood City, marking the second-to-last school dance for all the graduating class. Having been to previous formals, I thought that this one fell short but still stayed above average for over-all experience. Upon arriving...

Obama announces opinion on gay marriage

Obama announces opinion on gay marriage

Gabriela d'Souza, Staff Writer

May 29, 2012


Filed under News

Last week, President Barack Obama openly announced that he is pro-gay marriage. A few years ago, when Obama was first running for president, he mentioned that he felt that the gay community had the right to marry, but did not want to make an official statement about it. Newsweek Magazine has stated...

Opinion: Water isn’t just for elephants

April 26, 2011


Filed under Campus

When books are created into movies, the readers can do one of two things: Acknowledge the fact that the movie will be entirely different from what they've imagined or trash the director's vision until they are blue (or red) in the face. In most cases people choose to separate their interpretation...

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