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The Burlingame B

The Student News Site of Burlingame High School

The Burlingame B

The Student News Site of Burlingame High School

The Burlingame B

Burlingame’s mock trial team is energetic after an exciting first match against Oceana High School.

Mock trial closes out season with hard-earned victory

Alex Bertelli, Staff Reporter
February 23, 2024

The verdict is clear: Burlingame’s mock trial team has had a great season. The prosecution and defense subteams both triumphed in their third and final competition on Tuesday, Feb. 6, securing a third...

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Hewett emphasized the importance of educating athletes so they aren’t reliant on her and can navigate injuries when they come.

Meet Sarah Hewett: New athletic trainer brings NBA, Tesla experience to role

Margo Bigue, Staff Reporter
February 22, 2024

Burlingame's new athletic trainer, Sarah Hewett, has quite the resume. Not only has she worked at various high schools, Hewett brings experience treating factory workers full-time at Tesla and caring for...

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As an alternative to Valentine’s Day, girls celebrate Galentine’s by bringing food and exchanging gifts.

Looking back on Valentine’s Day

Evelyn Du and Audrey Wei
February 20, 2024

Valentine's Day is a renowned holiday worldwide, celebrated by many. However, depending on age, it is celebrated differently. For example, elementary schoolers annually celebrate with a massive candy exchange...

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Teens are increasingly susceptible to online trends promoting a consumeristic culture.

Living trend to trend: How social media encourages fads

Arshia Chakravartti, Copy Editor
February 20, 2024

Trends are, by nature, constantly coming and going. The rage of Hydro Flasks and Vans is long gone, replaced by the domination of Stanleys, Tasmans and Drunk Elephant products. And those will disappear...

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Owner Veronica Morales and the newest member of the Eleven and Luxe team, Destiny Goodman, work together to make women feel confident through self-expression.

Elevating self-expression: Eleven and Luxe joins Burlingame Avenue

Margo Bigue, Staff Reporter
February 14, 2024

Burlingame Avenue, known for its trendy atmosphere and beloved local businesses, has recently welcomed a new addition — Eleven and Luxe. This stylish piercing and tattoo studio, a small, family-owned...

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Sophomore Nikita Mardakhaev doesn’t feel passionate about the books offered in his English class, he said.

Turning the page: Exploring the decline of reading among high schoolers

Margo Bigue, Staff Reporter
February 13, 2024

For today's generation, sitting down to read a novel can seem like a big task. When easier and more accessible (albeit unhealthier) routes to escapism exist on our cell phones and televisions, reading...

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Freshman Danielle Song dances competitively at West Coast Dance Conservatory and has competed in national competitions.

Behind the smile: The unseen trials of competitive dance

Brinda Iyer, Copy Editor
February 12, 2024

When people think of dance, they often picture a twirling ballerina spinning on a stage in a glittery dress with a smile on her face. What they don’t see is the hours of exertion and strength it takes...

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San Francisco is home to many Lunar New Year cultural celebrations.

Lunar New Year at Burlingame

Evelyn Du, Staff Reporter
February 8, 2024

In Chinese culture, Lunar New Year is an all-out celebration to secure an auspicious start and end of the year. It’s truly an unforgettable experience — whether it be the loud bang of firecrackers,...

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The Burlingame B surveyed students on the most popular aesthetic trends in 2024.

Burlingame’s 2024 Ins and Outs

Sophia Doss, Senior Reporter
February 8, 2024

Exercise, skincare and fake freckles are in. High screen time, lack of organization and late-night-Doordashing is out. At least, that’s what Burlingame students said when asked to reflect on their “Ins”...

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Junior Nico Bennett, acting as “Ren,” laments his frustration with moving into a new town.

Theater prepares to ‘cut loose’ dancing potential

Emma Yu, Staff Reporter
February 2, 2024

This February, Burlingame’s drama team is preparing intensely for their mid-March debut of “Footloose,” a vibrant musical themed around rock music, dancing, and rebellion. Adapted from the 1984...

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One of the workshops that the design winners attended was about inclusive fashion design. The designers were challenged to pad out dress forms to a size 16W.

Cheng receives national recognition for art

Josie Wettan, Staff Reporter
February 1, 2024

Senior Lauren Cheng’s winter break was an extra week long — but for good reason. She spent the second week of January in Miami at National YoungArts Week, an exclusive program for YoungArts award...

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