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Missouri Highway Patrol Captain Ronald Johnson was asked to take over policing of Ferguson, as a tactical shift to reduce the violence

Tensions rise in Ferguson with shootings of two police officers

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...

'300: Rise of an Empire' was  compelling

‘300: Rise of an Empire’ was compelling

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 pl...

The rise of the AP

The rise of the AP

February 21, 2014

Brandon Magpayo action shot.

An athlete on the rise

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 Uni...

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 celebrity status. All starting in 2005, YouTube has evolved from a simple website to a mainstr...

The rise in book to movie adaptations

The rise in book to movie adaptations

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 ...

A football star on the rise

A football star on the rise

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...

three reusable water bottles on stairs in the quad

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. ...

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