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Belmont city officials grapple with infrastructure problem

Belmont city officials grapple with infrastructure problem

Sam Hosmer, Staff Writer
May 28, 2017
Filed under Features

Belmont’s roads are among the worst in the state. According to a staff report from the Department of Public Works, Belmont has accumulated upwards of $100 million in deferred road and storm drain maintenance. On the Pavement Condition Index (PCI), an algorithm which scores road quality on a one to...

New complications with over-the-counter drugs are identified

New complications with over-the-counter drugs are identified

Nate Godwin, Staff Writer
May 22, 2016
Filed under News

Acetaminophen is the active ingredient in the painkiller Tylenol, and though it may be very good at reducing or numbing one’s pain, a recent study shows that it may also make the user less empathetic. Empathy is defined as the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. A recent study...

Dead whales point to a bigger problem

Dead whales point to a bigger problem

Kimiko Okumura, Staff Writer
August 29, 2015
Filed under Features, News

More than 100 feet long and up to 200 tons, whales are complex and beautiful giants, roaming the sea as the largest, loudest animals on the planet. Whales sit at the top of the food chain and play a significant role in the healthy functioning of the marine environment, according to World Wildlife. However,...

Homework or procrastination — which is the problem?

Homework or procrastination — which is the problem?

Bijan Khalili, Staff Writer
January 23, 2015
Filed under Features, Student Choices

“Finally I just got out of school.” “I’m so exhausted from my day, one hour of rest won’t hurt.” Does that hour turn into two, two turns into three and before you know it, it’s midnight and you are just starting your homework? Based on the recent homework survey on School Loop for parents, students, and teachers, 71 percent of students ...

No date, no problem

No date, no problem

Danielle Hamer, Scot Scoop In Depth Editor
January 14, 2015
Filed under Campus

It’s Winter Formal time, and love is in the air. No, you weren't hallucinating, another girl just came into your fifth period with a bouquet of roses. And the rumors are true -- that shy guy finally got the guts to ask his friend to be his date. Dateless? It happens. Among the adorable videos...

No lights, no problem for the Scots

No lights, no problem for the Scots

Lara Ostroff, Staff Writer
December 11, 2013
Filed under Sports

Scots breezed through a JV soccer win against the Hillsdale Knights. These JV soccer boys brought their “A-Game” to pummel the Knights on their own turf with a final game score of 2:0. Pumping themselves up with their pre-game chant and huddle, nothing could stop them, even with the absence of stad...

Library closes on Friday due to ghoul problem

Library closes on Friday due to ghoul problem

May 18, 2011
Filed under Campus

[media-credit id=9 align="aligncenter" width="300"][/media-credit] Carlmont's school library will close on Friday, May 20 while administration takes care of a massive ghoul infestation. The ghouls were discovered in early May when a Carlmont student was admitted to the hospital after a ghoul threw a textboo...

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