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Behind the lives of two modern musicians

Behind the lives of two modern musicians

March 5, 2021

High school rappers are stereotyped as musicians with corny lyrics and minimal production; however, this does not apply to juniors Wesley Yang and Calvin Potter. The music enthusiasts both began recording music before they entered high school. Yang, a producer, and Potter, an artist who goes by the stage name Ciaga, have collaborated with musicians across the country to create songs that currently...

Burlingame scouts continue capstone projects despite pandemic

Burlingame scouts continue capstone projects despite pandemic

March 3, 2021

Despite lockdown, Burlingame students from Girl Scout Troop 61937 and Boy Scout Troop 28 have been working on and completing their capstone projects, the Gold Award and the Eagle Scout Award. In order to receive the Gold Award or the Eagle Scout Award, scouts must lead a service project to benefit their community as well as complete all previous rank advancements.  Jonathan Willey, junior...

Skating rolls into prominence during the pandemic

Skating rolls into prominence during the pandemic

March 2, 2021

Burlingame teenagers have been looking for a way to get outside and exercise during the pandemic, and many have found skateboarding to be a form of relief. In a sport that was not dying, but certainly not growing, the pandemic has sparked a sudden resurgence in teen interest. Since the pandemic began, more and more people can be seen at skate parks, skating around the neighborhood or walking down Burlingame...

Unique quarantine birthdays force a decline in revenue for party businesses

Unique quarantine birthdays force a decline in revenue for party businesses

March 2, 2021

The new social distancing and isolation in the pandemic has inspired new ways to celebrate birthdays. From Zoom calls to small outdoor gatherings, celebrations have changed dramatically. Sophomore Morgan Patch rented a movie theater to celebrate. She had friends and family join her for a total of seven attendees.   “Being back in a movie theater, being able to be away from home was also...

The work behind virtual musical “Working”

The work behind virtual musical “Working”

March 1, 2021

Approaching the milestone of a year since COVID-19 hit the United States , theater has accordingly also had nearly a year to experiment with virtual performance. Following the success of Burlingame’s thespians in the online fall one-acts — “Help Desk” and “Bad Auditions… On Camera” — drama teacher Cindy Skelton decided to follow Burlingame’s tradition of a spring musical in an untraditional...

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