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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...

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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 Bacon's Jim Angelus visits Ms. Couch's 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, Copy Editor 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...

Cherimoya makes exciting comeback

Ethan Gardner, Sports Editor August 23, 2019

The Vietnamese sandwich and noodle shop Cherimoya, a longtime Burlingame Avenue favorite, is back and better than ever. Although it shut down at its original spot near Sephora last fall, it has reappeared...

Legally blonde musical review

Legally blonde musical review

Amelia Harris, Editor-In-Chief May 23, 2019

Omigod, omigod you guys, “Legally Blonde,” with catchy songs, amazing choreography and creative sets wowed audience members on its opening night, Friday, Oct. 19. Directed by Cindy Skelton, Elle Woods...

XXX Chicken is a new hotspot after it replaced Cherimoya last month.

Triple X Chicken is the spicy new hole-in-the-wall

Tyler Idema, Senior Reporter April 30, 2019

It’s crispy, tasty and it’s about as good as you’re going to get for classic Southern cuisine in Burlingame. Triple X Chicken, the new hotspot downtown that replaced Cherimoya on Lorton Avenue this...

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