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Philosophy Club ‘Kant’ stop discussing

Philosophy Club ‘Kant’ stop discussing

Elle Brough, Staff Writer

April 20, 2019

Every Thursday, Philosophy Club meets in A2 to read and discuss philosophical texts. “We are a group of students who are interested in reading philosophy and thinking a lot,” said Kelly Doherty, a senior and president of the club. The majority of the students in the club are in the Advanced...

Opinion: Stop talking about Jordyn Woods

Opinion: Stop talking about Jordyn Woods

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019

Tristan Thompson cheated on Khloé Kardashian. This is not the most surprising piece of celebrity news. The beginnings of the relationship are a bit dubious – Thompson allegedly cheated on his ex-girlfriend Jordan Craig with Kardashian. Craig was pregnant when Thompson and Kardashian began datin...

Opinion: How schools are failing America’s youth and how to stop it

Opinion: How schools are failing America’s youth and how to stop it

Aaron Penn, Staff writter

December 19, 2018

In 2011, a McKinsey consulting firm report concluded that a little over half of the college graduates were unemployed, and out of the remaining graduates who had jobs, 48 percent of them were currently in work that requires less than a four-year degree. With statistics like this behind the questionable success of e...

New stoplight on Ralston Avenue works to ease traffic

New stoplight on Ralston Avenue works to ease traffic

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

October 21, 2018

The traffic that faces people going on Ralston Avenue is difficult to manage. A commute that would normally take a few minutes can end up becoming a much longer one. In hopes of reducing traffic, the City of Belmont collaborated with Crystal Springs Upland School to put up a traffic light at the i...

Sober Prom aims to stop drunk driving

Sober Prom aims to stop drunk driving

Kylie Lin, Scotlight Editor-in-Chief

April 19, 2018

Prom night, for many, is a night of parties — a night of fun. It is a time of elation, anticipation, and joy where high school students can let loose and enjoy themselves for one magical evening. However, behind this excitement lies inevitable risks. The night of prom, which has involved underage...

Being nice to people won’t stop school shootings

Being nice to people won’t stop school shootings

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018

What do a smile, a wave, a "hello," and an offer to be someone's partner in a group project all have in common? None of them have ever stopped a school shooting from occurring. After the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, as students rose up and walked out of class on March 14, there...

Society needs to stop supporting gender inequality

Society needs to stop supporting gender inequality

Megan Tao, Scot Scoop Editor-in-Chief

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 be a nurse that's a women's job and you can't be a police officer, you're not strong enough," said society. According to the...

Belgian police stop terrorist plot

Belgian police stop terrorist plot

Stuart Vickery, Staff Writer

January 20, 2015

Belgian police halted a terrorist plot Thursday, Jan. 15 that aimed to kill police officers across the country. The United States has been collaborating with Belgium to prevent the attacks, an effort that culminated in a police raid on the terrorist forces. Following a firefight in Verviers between...

Portion distortion: stop eating like you’re at grandma’s house

Portion distortion: stop eating like you’re at grandma’s house

Veronika Dvorakova, Art Director/Columnist

October 17, 2014

Many of us have fallen victim to a severe epidemic that has transformed the way we live. You may had been infected by it as a young child, perhaps at a restaurant or worse: grandma's house. Do not despair, for this epidemic is much more a set of  habits than an illness, and it is never too late...

Drought doesn’t stop High Sierra Showerheads

Drought doesn’t stop High Sierra Showerheads

Alex Yang, Staff Writer

May 1, 2014

The California drought has devastated farms and businesses, but has been a boon for this new type of showerhead. The six-person company High Sierra Showerheads is based in the Madera County town of Coarsegold, and uses a patented technology to make a 1.5-gallon-per-minute showerhead seem like a standard...

Stop the hate: bullying must go

Stop the hate: bullying must go

Tara Ebrahimpour, Staff Writer

March 5, 2014

Whether the perpetrator or the victim, most of us have experienced bullying at some point in our lives. According to dosomething.org, 3.4 million students are victims of bullying every year. Bullying is a prominent part of our everyday lives. From school to home, we witness or experience it often. Most...

Injuries won’t stop her passion

Injuries won’t stop her passion

Brooke Buckley, Staff Writer

January 13, 2014

Carlmont Junior Soha Said has been struggling with severe injuries throughout her whole soccer career, but she refuses to let that stop her. In addition to injuries, Said has been dealing with a chronic medical condition since she was born. “I found out that I had severe scoliosis in the third grade,” said Said. Scoliosis is a medical condition in which a person's spine is curved from si...

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