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McLaughlin, funky fixture of community, describes life of education

McLaughlin, funky fixture of community, describes life of education

Allison Szetu, Design Editor November 22, 2018

Linda Lee Vickery McLaughlin has lived in Burlingame her entire life. McLaughlin attended Burlingame, graduating in 1967. She then attended the University of California, Berkeley, and returned to teach...

When A-PUSH comes to shove

When A-PUSH comes to shove

November 22, 2018

This May, more students will take the Advanced Placement U.S. History (APUSH) exam nationally than any other of the 38 AP exams offered. But the content on the exam and the lens through which students...

A day in the life of the principal

A day in the life of the principal

Annie Sun, Senior Reporter October 31, 2018

Principal Paul Belzer begins his day by waking up in the early hours of the morning. Currently, his house is being remodeled because the house was last remodeled in the 1990s and needed an update. The...

Morning Glory has been open since 1972 and has been in its location on 1436 Burlingame Avenue since 1995.

Morning Glory: the Ave’s oldest store

October 28, 2018

When Paulette Munroe graduated from Burlingame 46 years ago, she was not entirely sure what she wanted to do with her life. However, a plan for the future soon presented itself in the form of Morning Glory,...

The driver’s license dilemma

AidanOSullivan October 28, 2018

Fewer teens are getting their driver's licenses than ever before. Instead of getting a driver’s license to drive themselves home, many teenagers are waiting until 18 years old to get a license....

When the passenger becomes the pilot

When the passenger becomes the pilot

Lily Page, Managing Editor September 30, 2018

Senior Alessandro Franco awoke in the early hours, gathered his paperwork, and drove to San Carlos airport at a time which he described as the “a**crack of dawn.” He checked the weather report...

Martinez’s return to the dark past

Hanna Sato, Head Photographer September 28, 2018

In America, children’s worst fear is the monster under the bed. In Nicaragua, children’s worst fear is being killed walking down the street. At 9 years old, Spanish teacher Julian Martinez was forced...

SpaceX: Out of this World

SpaceX: Out of this World

Claire Hunt, Managing Editor May 29, 2018

Most people’s side hobbies are scrapbooking, knitting, photography, or the like. For business magnate Elon Musk, a side hobby is starting the multibillion dollar space exploration company SpaceX.SpaceX,...

District Bridge Program collaborates with culinary arts class

Moya Liu, Business Manager May 3, 2018

The English Learning Development (ELD) Bridge Program—A San Mateo Union High School District’s English program for non-native speakers--is growing. The program is designed to serve ELD level I students...

Loneliness: All the way from England to Burlingame

May 3, 2018

At the end of last year, Britain’s Commission on Loneliness released the statistics found in a year-long survey. The study was published after the murder of Jo Cox, a British Labour Party politician...

March 23 declared “The Day of Student Registration to Vote”

May 3, 2018

March 23 was declared “The Day of Student Registration to Vote” by the San Mateo Union High School District Board of Trustees. In accordance with the resolution, in all senior government and/or...

College Board reveals wide gender gap in certain AP courses

Allie Kennedy, Design Editor March 6, 2018

In the most recent “AP Report to the Nation,” data released by the College Board revealed that many Advanced Placement courses across the country are dominated by one particular gender. Although this...

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