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Cafeteria workers adapt to the challenges of the pandemic
Student-run organization pushes for equity in the San Mateo District

Student-run organization pushes for equity in the San Mateo District

December 14, 2020

San Mateo Union High School District (SMUHSD) Equity is a student-run group organized by students of color along with allies who are pushing for more diverse lessons to be...

As private schools head back to campus, education disparities widen

As private schools head back to campus, education disparities widen

December 14, 2020

On Tuesday, Oct. 27, 11th and 12th graders at Crystal Springs Uplands School, commonly referred to as Crystal, walked onto campus for the first time in seven months. The same...

Yearbook finds alternative ways to capture a socially distanced school year

Yearbook finds alternative ways to capture a socially distanced school year

December 2, 2020

With distance learning in place, many students are wondering what the yearbook is going to look like. Considering the limited school events and activities, it may look like...

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Student sports and on-campus activities suspended amid virus surge
Burlingame athletes push on during pandemic

Burlingame athletes push on during pandemic

October 19, 2020

With the beginning of school, fall sports have returned...

NBA season suspended amid coronavirus outbreak

March 12, 2020

The NBA announced yesterday that it would be suspending...

Burlingame has strong numbers for CCS

Burlingame has strong numbers for CCS

March 10, 2020

The wrestling team showed up strong for the Central...

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A gift guide to shopping local Burlingame businesses
Babak Lakghomi’s “Floating Notes” is a compelling mystery-in-totems

Babak Lakghomi’s “Floating Notes” is a compelling mystery-in-totems

December 8, 2020

The narrator of “Floating Notes” is paranoid. One may begin to suspect him of unreliability. Within the first two pages, he has already contradicted himself: “I have...

Listen to the voice of nature, Attenborough’s new documentary warns

Listen to the voice of nature, Attenborough’s new documentary warns

November 18, 2020

In a recent documentary, the voice of nature has, at long last, spoken out. It’s weathered, deep and gravelly. It’s angry, upset and frightened. But, it is simultaneously...

iOS 14: New features and how to download it

iOS 14: New features and how to download it

October 18, 2020

Apple’s newest update, iOS 14, has brought new and exciting features to every iPhone, beginning with the iPhone SE and any later models, including the iPod touch (7th generation).   To...

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Perception of Capitol attack warped by life under Trump administration

The trials and tribulations of a Wednesday

November 5, 2020

This year, our bedrooms have become our classrooms,...

Defining our history

March 19, 2020

We are currently living through a momentous period...

The role of the student body in the slow-turning gears of our school culture

The role of the student body in the slow-turning gears of our school culture

February 13, 2020

Our school has had more than a few unacceptable incidents...

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Letters to the Editor
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“The Great British Bake Off” challenges us to embrace change
Opinion

Allison Cohen, Business Manager
January 7, 2021

This past season of “The Great British Bake Off,” season 11, has received quite a bit of poor press. Various news outlets argued that this season was too dramatic or critiqued the new hosts, saying the original people were much better. While season 11 might not be my favorite from the series (there...

Watch Donnie Darko: It’s perhaps the greatest movie of all time
Opinion

Isaac Bostonmaer, Staff Reporter
January 6, 2021

I began to watch and analyze films in middle school as I matured and my curiosity about my surrounding environment grew. I found that indulging in movies both entertains me and leaves me thinking about specific topics. From my experiences of watching movies, the movie that I would consider the best...

The beneficial alternatives to fast fashion
Opinion

Isabelle Idio, Staff Reporter
January 5, 2021

Walking into a mall, you see the flashy signs, the big discounts and the mannequins dressed to follow the latest clothing trends. The majority of well-known clothing stores like Zara, H&M and Urban Outfitters are part of the fast fashion industry, creating cheap quality clothing designed to keep...

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