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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

Ana Lunaparra

Ana Lunaparra, Staff Reporter

Ana Lunaparra is a first-year journalism student and a senior at Burlingame High School. In her free time, she enjoys painting, baking, and playing tennis. She also loves spending time with her friends, family, and dog. After school, you can find her working at All Fired Up on Burlingame Avenue. She is excited to be a part of the Burlingame B this school year.

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Mediterranean Kebab owner Ismail Emek works from early in the morning to late at night every weekday.

Mediterranean Kebab

Ana Lunaparra, Staff Reporter
May 22, 2023

While the restaurant turnover on Burlingame Avenue is notoriously high — with storefronts changing every few months — Mediterranean Kebab is here to stay. “I love Burlingame,” owner Ismail...

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In this article, the B profiled two of those restaurants and their owners: Mediterranean Kebab and Caffe Stellato.

Small businesses on Burlingame Avenue are here to stay

Ellie Neuman and Ana Lunaparra
May 22, 2023

Burlingame Avenue is infamous for being home to trendy storefronts, popular chains and luxury brands. However, there is a small but substantial number of small, independent restaurants that have withstood...

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The Mock Trial team gathers at the San Mateo County Courthouse in Redwood City for its official competitions.

Despite loss to Menlo, Mock Trial ends season with a positive outlook

Ana Lunaparra, Staff Reporter
March 16, 2023

The mock trial team ended its season in a competition against Menlo School on Thursday, Feb. 9, after three weeks of official county-wide competitions and months of intense preparation.  This year’s...

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The Mock Trial team gathers at the San Mateo County Courthouse in Redwood City for their first official competition of the season.

Mock Trial enters competition season with strong and confident start

Ana Lunaparra, Staff Reporter
January 31, 2023

After months of preparation, the Mock Trial team competed in its first official competition on Thursday, Jan. 26, held in-person at the San Mateo County Courthouse in Redwood City for the first time in...

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Model U.N. club members attended a meeting in history teacher Jim Chin’s room following the Stanford conference. Students debriefed on their performances and discussed the possibility of attending future conferences in Berkeley and San Francisco.

Model U.N. reflects on Stanford conference and prepares for upcoming activities

Ana Lunaparra, Staff Reporter
December 22, 2022

When members of the Model U.N. club entered their first committee room at Stanford University on Nov. 11, they met 20 to 30 students from around the country to debate global policies, events and international...

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California Propositions 1, 28, and 31 are all found on the midterm election ballot, affecting students’ lives.

A closer look at propositions on this year’s ballot

Alex Kelly and Ana Lunaparra
November 8, 2022

Proposition 1  Proposition 1 would enshrine the right to have an abortion and use contraception in the California Constitution, leaving medical decisions up to the patient and provider. The proposed...

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Trick-or-treating is one of the staple activities that comes with Halloween, but should teens be allowed to do it?

[Photo] Should high school students be allowed to trick or treat?

Zachary Newman and Lauren Gonzalez
October 29, 2022

Trick-or-treating is one of the staple activities that comes with Halloween, but should teens be allowed to do it?

Food shortages, home destruction and water contamination are only a few of the major impacts that a potential megaflood could have on the Bay Area. 

A future megaflood could have detrimental effects on homes and water systems across the Peninsula

Ana Lunaparra, Staff Reporter
October 11, 2022

Food shortages, home destruction and water contamination are only a few of the major impacts that a potential megaflood could have on the Bay Area. 

Students gather in the front lawn during lunch for a picnic with French pastries, including chocolate eclairs.

French club returns for a second year filled with special events

Ana Lunaparra, Staff Reporter
October 5, 2022

Senior and president of the French club Ella Rafferty plans to make the most of her last year leading the club, with a variety of creative activities focused on bringing more French culture to the school.  Although...

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