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Burlingame student Isabella Dal Porto playing Nintendo’s “Super Smash Brothers Ultimate” in her free time.

Video games are keeping Burlingame students connected, and helping them through quarantine

Aidan Hay, Staff Reporter October 15, 2020

As of Oct. 11, the video game “Among Us” had 252,000 viewers on the streaming platform Twitch. Although it was released in 2018, “Among Us” has had an increase in player base since the start of...

A whole shelf dedicated to pumpkin and fall themed foods is located at the back of the Trader Joe’s store on S. Grant St. in San Mateo.

Trader Joe’s fall food review

Kristie Kim, Senior Reporter October 15, 2020

Autumn is coming our way as the summer air cools that means, Trader Joe’s is now stocked with their annual fall foods! From cookies to curry there is a variety of pumpkin and fall themed items in stores...

K-Drama Crash Landing On You is a romantic comedy and action series.

K-drama starter pack for inexperienced watchers

Allison Szetu, Design Editor September 11, 2020

The Korean drama wave is finally hitting America, and I am loving it. Growing up in America, I hardly ever saw Asian characters on TV. When they were shown, Asians were often portrayed in stereotypical...

Stay at home poll

Stay at home poll

Ethan Gardner and Aidan O April 29, 2020

Burlingame B Poll

Creative things to do in quarantine: a guide to social distancing

Nicole Fassina, Staff Reporter April 28, 2020

It’s been several weeks since shelter-in-place protocols have been implemented across the nation, including in San Mateo County, and many communities are still adjusting to this new way of life. While...

Photo caption: In Parasite, one of the leading Best Picture nominees, the poverty-stricken Kim family attempts to make a living by exploiting the wealthy Park family.

Academy Award for Best Picture 2020: Who deserves to win?

The Academy Awards will air tonight at 5 p.m. on ABC. For a last-minute briefing on who is up for Best Picture and how good the films actually are, The Burlingame B’s reporters have written a guide to...

Bacon Bacons Jim Angelus visits Ms. Couchs class

“Bacon Bacon” food truck owner visits culinary classes

Aidan O, Senior Reporter January 17, 2020

“Bacon Bacon” food truck chain owner Jim Angelus visited Shannon Couch’s Culinary Arts and Foods & Nutrition classes on Jan. 14 to discuss his business and career in the food industry. Angelus...

“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” is nostalgic but not fresh

Aidan O, Senior Reporter January 14, 2020

Although the last installment of the current “Star Wars” trilogy had its ups and downs, J.J. Abrams created a safe but solid ending to the film series. The lack of adventure was evident throughout...

Marmee (Laura Dern), the matriarch of the March family, reads a letter to the four sisters from their father.

“Little Women” movie accurately portrays Alcott’s novel

Amelia Harris, Editor-In-Chief January 3, 2020

I was worried when I read that there would be a new film adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women.” I thought this classic book didn’t need to be ruined by another one of Hollywood’s attempts...

Bombalurina, a cat played by Taylor Swift, performs one of her several songs in the film.

“Cats”: a CATastrophic film

Jacob Lubarsky, Copy Editor December 30, 2019

While other students took marvelous trips across the world, visited family and had a spectacular holiday break, I spent my time watching “Cats,” a movie based on the play of the same name. This feline-filled...

Fans go crazy as Brockhampton takes the stage.

Brockhampton redefines the term “boy band”

Claire Hunt and Hanna Sato November 21, 2019

Seven men come on stage wearing bright orange jumpsuits tied at the waist. Immediately, the crowd goes wild. I’m pulled toward the stage by the powerful rush of the crowd as purple lights fill the pit....

Mamma Mia - yet another outstanding Burlingame musical

Mamma Mia – yet another outstanding Burlingame musical

Lexi Goldstein, Editor-In-Chief October 31, 2019

Honey, honey, Burlingame’s fall production of “Mamma Mia!” was absolutely, spectacularly amazing. Months of hard work from the cast and crew led by Cindy Skelton, Shawn Reifschneider and Jim Ambler...

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