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Tensions rise in Ferguson with shootings of two police officers

Tensions rise in Ferguson with shootings of two police officers

Becca Garner, Staff Writer

March 18, 2015

Two police officers were shot in the middle of riots in Ferguson, Missouri on Thursday morning. Both officers sustained severe wounds but were not in critical condition. On March 16, 2015, Jeffrey Williams came forward admitting he fired the two shots that hit the officers; however he denied that...

‘300: Rise of an Empire’ was compelling

‘300: Rise of an Empire’ was  compelling

Alyssa Espiritu, Staff Writer

March 18, 2014

"300: Rise of an Empire" acts as a follow-up to 2007's "300." It tells a tale of what happened during, before, and after the wars between Sparta, Athens, and Persia. The plot may be historically inaccurate, but the movie still was compelling and entertaining to watch. The movie is based on Fra...

The rise of the AP

The rise of the AP

Ivy Nguyen, Staff Writer

February 21, 2014

An athlete on the rise

An athlete on the rise

Jocelyn Moran, Social Media Team

January 22, 2014

The passion for soccer is the key factor that motivates junior Brandon Magpayo to want to become a professional soccer player. Magpayo was born in Portugal and moved to the United States at the age of four. He started playing soccer at the age of three, and from then on realized he had a passion for...

The rise of YouTube celebrities

Marco Sevilla, ScotCenter Segment Editor

December 17, 2013

Record, edit, and upload - that is all it takes to become a potential Internet sensation today. The popularity of the video sharing website, YouTube, has created a new medium of entertainment. It has allowed otherwise normal people to "broadcast" themselves to obtain masses of fans and sometimes achieve...

The rise in book to movie adaptations

The rise in book to movie adaptations

Sabrina Talpur, Staff Writer

December 12, 2013

Over the course of years, the number of book to movie adaptations have increased significantly, specifically from the young adult genre. “I think movie producers want to use the storylines that authors created for these books because of the huge fan base that comes along with them,” said senior Iman...

A football star on the rise

A football star on the rise

Justine Phipps, Scot Scoop Sports Editor/In Depth Editor

November 24, 2013

Assisting the Junior Varsity (JV) Scots to multiple victories throughout the season, sophomore Jake Kumamoto ended his second year of high school football with a strong finish. Kumamoto began playing football four years ago. He started off as a linebacker and advanced to a running back. "I'm [passionate]...

Reusable water bottles on the rise

Reusable water bottles on the rise

April 19, 2012

three reusable water bottles on stairs in the quad Even before Carlmont began its "spring cleaning" movement, more and more students seemed to be moving away from plastic water bottles, and instead using more eco-friendly, reusable ones. Almost any student at Carlmont could tell about at least one of th...

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