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Opinion: The media dehumanizes victims of gun violence

Opinion: The media dehumanizes victims of gun violence

Lizzy Hall, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Dec. 14, 2012: I heard of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary; 27 deaths. June 22, 2018: I got word from a senior at Santa Fe High School of the tragedy that had unfolded at her school; 10 deaths. Jan. 8, 2019: I found out about yet another shooting; one death. But this last one hit home;...

Opinion: Have you tried turning it off and then on again?

Opinion: Have you tried turning it off and then on again?

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

January 14, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Top News

We’re nearly halfway through the Trump presidency, and we’ve started the year with no government. To say we had one in 2017 or 2018 would be a stretch, as the Trump administration seemed to hold itself together with contradictory statements and spray tans alone. The odd golf stick gave the governmen...

Opinion: the spirit of giving should extend beyond the holidays

Opinion: the spirit of giving should extend beyond the holidays

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion

‘Tis the season for gifts. Whether giving them or receiving them, November through January has become the time of the year most known for present exchanges as several holidays within the time-frame value gifts as a means of celebration. It is impossible to open a magazine, click on a website, or walk d...

Opinion: Women’s bathrooms take too long

Opinion: Women’s bathrooms take too long

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion

One minute. Five minutes. Ten minutes... and you’re still in line, you can’t see the end, and you’re going to pee your pants. But time has run out. According to Women's Health, the average person needs to use the restroom six to seven times every 24 hours, depending on their bladder size and how regularly they drink water. In a school day, that makes for more than a c...

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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