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Cracks in roads can cause bike accidents.

Realities of unkept roads are driven over by society

March 25, 2019

There is no doubt that driving is dangerous, however, that danger stems not only from the act of driving but from the road itself. And for some, this danger could affect the rest...

Even though most people think of couples as two people of the opposite sex, they should not be perceived as the norm of society.

The downside of living in a heteronormative society

January 22, 2016

"Your son is going to grow up and get all the ladies." "Just look at them! They will be such a cute couple when they will be older." "Come on! I know you have a boyfriend. Tell me about him! You don't have to be embarrassed!" And my personal favorite, "He was a boy and she was a girl. Could I make it more obvious?" While not all people notice, heteronormativity is all around us.

Members of the club get ready for another student's poem.

Dead Poets’ Society brings poetry to life

May 14, 2015

Enter Carlmont's Black Box, otherwise known as the drama classroom, and experience for yourself the flow of creativity that streams from the students who give poetry a voice. This...

Club members await a student organized presentation on French culture.

French culture comes alive in the French Honor Society

April 30, 2015

The French Honor Society Club is the place to go to if one is interested in French culture and language. “It’s a really great experience if you want to immerse yourself...

According to Fire Engineering, the San Francisco Fire Department is comprised of only 15 percent women.

Society needs to stop supporting gender inequality

February 27, 2015

"I really want to help people, so I want to become a nurse," he said. "I want to keep our communities safe, so I want to be a police officer," she said. "Wait, you can't...

The Vexillological Society is Carlmont's Flag Club

The Vexillological Society is Carlmont’s Flag Club

January 24, 2015

"Flag club? What is that?" said sophomore Chris Ding. Clubs are a huge part of student involvement in Carlmont's campus, but some clubs like Flag Club are lesser known and are...

Slavery still prevalent in modern-day society

Slavery still prevalent in modern-day society

November 17, 2014

Slavery did not end with abolition in the 19th century. The second annual Global Slavery Index (GSI) showed that 35.8 million people are currently suffering under some sort of...

Many of the crops in America are becoming scarce. Photo used with a Creative Commons license.

Food insecurity: an overlooked issue in our society

October 14, 2014

America, we have a problem. Something that most of us love but take for granted is becoming scarce. Forty-nine million Americans, which make up around 16 percent of the population,...

Co-President Lia Eldridge and Vice President Brian Palma plan upcoming meeting.

French Honors Society

September 3, 2014

Striped shirts, berets, baguettes, and the Eiffel tower: all typical things that come to mind on the subject of French culture. In recent years, the French language and culture have...

SRS members share their and others' literature

Staged Reading Society talks it out

February 25, 2014

Carlmont's drama department has been on the upswing. With recent shows such as The Laramie Project and Annie Get Your Gun, there has been plenty to see and do. These productions ...

Lovelife explores the true values of society

Lovelife explores the true values of society

January 14, 2014

"Everybody Wants To Be Someone Else" was released onto SoundCloud by the band Lovelife on Dec. 20, 2013. The electronic gospel song easily relates to the listener and provides new way...

A once forbidden language has become a part of our society

Reg Chatman Jr., Staff Writer and ScotCenter Editor

May 3, 2013

Swearing, which at one point was a forbidden thing, has become a common part of peoples lives.  Why has it become such a common occurrence for people to swear? In a poll of 133 Carlmont students, 111 people responded yes to a question asking if they partake in swearing. “People are starting to care less in front of others. They say whatever is on their mind... because they don’t feel it affects...

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