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The Burlingame B

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The Burlingame B

Junior right forward Kaylee Ng consistently made runs down the line in search of crosses and scoring opportunities during girls’ varsity soccer’s league matchup against Hillsdale High School on Tuesday, Jan. 24.

Girls’ varsity soccer fights to the final whistle in draw against Hillsdale

Michelle Moshkovoy, Sports Editor
January 26, 2023

For better or worse, “soccer is a fluky game,” has become one of varsity girls’ soccer head coach Philip De Rosa’s most-used mantras.  Coming off two straight wins after a tough 0-3 opening...

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Crying in H Mart, a memoir by Michelle Zauner, brings insight from a special perspective about grief, disconnect, culture and family.

Don’t be surprised if “Crying in H Mart” makes you cry

Kristie Kim, Social Coordinator
January 26, 2023

As I’ve gotten older, being an avid reader has become harder and harder. Every time I try to pick up a book, it feels like I’m either too busy or too devoted to the short, funny videos on my phone...

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Lo’ak, the youngest son of Jake Sully and Neytiri, glides through a coral reef on the back of an aquatic sea creature called an Ilu.

“Avatar: The Way of Water” makes an underwhelming splash

Arshia Chakravartti, Copy Editor
January 25, 2023

Warning: Spoilers ahead For many cinema aficionados, it was a good holiday season. Movie-goers put away their cheesy Hallmark flicks and Charlie Brown reruns, racing to the theaters for the much-anticipated...

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Newly wealthy couple Harper and Ethan embark on a vacation to die for with old friends.

Book your next view-cation at “The White Lotus”

Danny Conway, Staff Reporter
January 19, 2023

The first season of HBO’s dramedy “The White Lotus” was, to me, one of the sharpest and most addictive series in recent memory. 14 months after season one's memorable finale, creator Mike White booked...

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Angela Bassett, playing Queen Ramonda, received a Golden Globe for her role in “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.”

“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” honors Boseman, but tells a new story

Athena Bostonmaer, Staff Reporter
January 12, 2023

*this contains spoilers “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” commemorates Chadwick Boseman, the late star of the first Black Panther movie, through his grieving sister,  but also retains the suspense...

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“Wednesday” follows Wednesday Addams into a school full of mystery, murder and secrets.

Give in to the hype: you won’t regret watching “Wednesday”

Brinda Iyer, Staff Reporter
December 29, 2022

“Wednesday” is already one of Netflix’s most streamed shows of all time. Within the first week of its release on Nov. 23, this dark spinoff of the whimsical “Addams Family” franchise racked up...

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A young Sammy Fabelman (Gabriel LaBelle) watches his first movie along with his parents, Mitzi (Michelle Williams) and Burt (Paul Dano) Fabelman.

“The Fabelmans” tells Spielberg’s personal story

Arda Inegol, Web Editor
December 13, 2022

Steven Spielberg’s new coming-of-age film, “The Fabelmans,” tells the story of Sammy Fabelman (Gabriel LaBelle), an aspiring director who falls in love with movies as a child. The film feels very...

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Japanese singer-songwriter Joji released Smithereens on Nov. 4. (Photos approved for editorial use by Shorefire Media)

Joji’s “Smithereens”: mere glimpses of genius to come

Brinda Iyer, Staff Reporter
December 1, 2022

Multi-genre artist Joji, who is still riding high on the success of his breakout single “Glimpse of Us” from earlier this year, released his long-awaited album “Smithereens” on Nov. 4. Joji...

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Drake and 21 Savage have collaborated before on hit songs like “Knife Talk” and “Jimmy Cooks,” both of which were released by Drake.

Drake scores yet another #1 hit with “Her Loss”

Brinda Iyer, Staff Reporter
November 21, 2022

Much to the delight of rap enthusiasts everywhere, popular rappers Drake and 21 Savage released “Her Loss,” their highly-anticipated 16-track studio album, on Nov. 4. “Her Loss” debuted at No....

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Agatha (left) and Sophie (right) accept their destinies together as they leave the School for Good and Evil behind them.

“The School for Good and Evil” missed the magical mark

Brinda Iyer, Staff Reporter
November 18, 2022

Nine years after Soman Chainani shocked the tween-girl world with his mystical tale of two unlikely friends and a school full of wonders, Netflix released the movie adaptation of “The School for Good...

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Kanye West (left) has lost sponsorships over his recent antisemitic remarks, and Rex Orange County (right) was recently charged with six counts of sexual assault.

Can the art be separated from the artist?

Brinda Iyer, Staff Reporter
October 27, 2022

Popular musicians Rex Orange County and Kanye West have recently faced backlash for acts of sexual assault and antisemitism, respectively. For the artists’ followers — including many students at Burlingame...

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Jack and Alice Chambers attend a gathering at the house of Project Victory leaders Frank and Shelley. At this exclusive get-together, Frank establishes the neighborhood’s mission and acknowledges the importance of women in the community.

Despite flaws, “Don’t Worry Darling” deserves your time

Kristie Kim, Social Coordinator
October 17, 2022

(Warning: this review contains spoilers.) Don’t worry about buying a ticket, darling. It’s not worth it. That’s the headline I had in mind for my review of Olivia Wilde’s “Don’t Worry...

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