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The Student News Site of Burlingame High School

The Burlingame B

The Student News Site of Burlingame High School

The Burlingame B

After the past couple of entries into the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) such as “Black Widow” and “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness,” I do not find myself enjoying Marvel anymore.

I don’t watch marvel movies anymore

Arda Inegol, Web Editor March 14, 2023

May the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) rest in peace. The studio that brought us “Avengers,” “Iron Man” and “Guardians of the Galaxy,” and inspired a generation of young-moviegoers, has finally...

Like many technologies, gasoline and air conditioning promised extensive benefits to our society despite — or perhaps because of — their destructive effects.

Should we blame our grandparents for triggering climate change?

Joelle Huysmans, Staff Reporter February 20, 2023

On California highways, it’s hard to miss the warning signs of climate change. They are big, with bold black text on a white backdrop. “$1000 fine for littering,” they say, like an angry teacher...

I could not take my eyes off of the screen, because Scarface was not only brilliantly told, it was visually beautiful; the colors, the scenes and the characters were undeniably eye-catching and complex.

Good movies are more than entertainment

Arda Inegol, Web Editor February 18, 2023

I was 8 years old when I saw Marty Mcfly board the DeLorean for the first time. I was truly amazed by what I saw on screen. Going back in time is one thing, but doing so in a car that looks like a jet...

Review: Battle of the acai bowls

Review: Battle of the acai bowls

Sophia Puzon, Staff Reporter January 30, 2023

It's no secret that acai bowls — with their vibrant purple hue, nutritious ingredients, and endless topping combinations — have become a go-to snack for health-conscious eaters. These bowls are made...

Whether it is a promise to finally clean our bedroom, come to school on time, minimize our screen time or not to fail the next Spanish test, we are constantly vowing to improve. But when the new year comes around, that impulse to change is far more intense.

New year’s resolutions? More like unrealistic goals

Joelle Huysmans, Staff Reporter January 16, 2023

“New year, new me.” Ever heard that before? It’s the same old promise we make year after year on Jan. 1 as we make a list of our self-improvement resolutions. But I think the laudable objectives...

Rows of colorful tops displayed at the Hillsdale Mall’s Lululemon store, a favorite for Burlingame students.

High school fashion: a new uniform?

Joelle Huysmans, Staff Reporter January 6, 2023

Every decade comes with its own, unique style. 50 years ago, there was the distinct ‘70s hippie look, consisting of the popular bell-bottom pants, maxi dresses and tie-dye t-shirt—the fashion staple...

Boba pearls are made of tapioca starch, and typically accompany a drink which is usually a type of tea.

Review: Battle of the boba shops

Sophia Puzon, Staff Reporter January 6, 2023

Burlingame Avenue is known for four things: ice cream parlors, acai bowl spots, trendy cafes — and an abundance of boba shops. Some, like Tpumps and Happy Lemon, reside directly on the Avenue, in view...

According to Spectator World, 60% of women have been harassed while running.

I will never feel safe running in the dark

Amanda Nolan, Social Media Coordinator December 14, 2022

The 5 a.m. breeze startles my body as I open the front door and force myself outside for my run. I grab my sweatshirt, wrap my legs in baggy joggers, warn my dad to worry if I’m not back within the hour...

Our reporters set out to discover which winter-themed foods from Starbucks and Trader Joe’s live up to their reputation.

Winter taste test: Reviewing popular holiday treats

Winter isn’t just about cold mornings, holiday cheer and festive decoration — it also gives us a reason to enjoy delicious, seasonal foods. With Thanksgiving snacks and family-dinner-themed pastries...

Me last summer attending an intensive ballet program at Pacific Northwest Ballet School.

Christmas spent on stage: what it takes to be Clara

Ruby Rosenquist, Staff Reporter December 12, 2022

This holiday season, a dream of mine came true: I am performing as Clara in the San Francisco Ballet’s “Nutcracker.” While I’m excited to watch the paper snowflakes fall from the rafters, the most...

Instagram, BeReal and TikTok originally attracted users because of very distinct functions. However, they have slowly grown more and more similar.

Warring social media platforms: the battle to be better

Ruby Rosenquist, Staff Reporter November 15, 2022

Instagram has Reels inspired by TikTok. TikTok has Nows inspired by BeReal. What’s next? Will BeReal have stories inspired by Snapchat? Social media platforms are constantly changing to appeal to...

Arrays of beauty salons, juice bars, boba shops, and aesthetic cafes align Burlingame’s downtown.

Burlingame Avenue is beginning to look like Los Angeles

Ellie Neuman, Staff Reporter November 4, 2022

Los Angeles or Burlingame Avenue? The beloved landmark downtown no longer feels familiar to returning visitors, as it has become overrun by bougie cafes, beauty salons, and trendy clothing– imitating...

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