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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

Farah Caban

Farah Caban, Business Manager

Farah Caban is a senior and a second-year journalism student. This year, she is the business manager for the Burlingame B and plans to host fundraisers and expand the B’s advertising regime. She enjoys taking photos and playing tennis. In her spare time, she volunteers around her community and spends time with her friends and family.

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Amazon purchased over 100,000 electric delivery vehicles from Rivian in 2019 to move the company towards carbon neutrality.

Think twice before hitting “order” on your favorite online shop

May 9, 2022

When stores closed their doors in March 2020 and the only necessary business was to visit the grocery store, packages piled up on doorsteps. Although the United Nations reported in May 2021 that global...

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Co-captains and juniors Madison Gen Eugenio and Erika Jiang play No. 1 doubles against San Mateo on April 5.

Badminton team determined to make playoff push

April 22, 2022

Although the Burlingame badminton team did not have the smoothest start to their season with a record of (4-6), Coach Sal Banquiles wholeheartedly believes every player, and the team as a whole, are improving...

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Co-Captain Erika Jiang plays a practice match with Victor Hui on Friday Feb. 25 during morning practice.

Badminton season preview: swinging to success

March 11, 2022

In the weeks leading up to Burlingame badminton’s first match, the team practiced before school from 6:15 to 7:45 a.m. Unbeknownst to most, early season badminton practices are intense and involve cardio...

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Left: Junior, oboist, and All-State band musician Audrey Limb practices in class on Jan. 24. Right: Senior, trumpeter, and All-State lead trumpet Johnny Willy rehearses in class on Jan. 25.

Two Burlingame musicians head to All-State

February 16, 2022

California's All-State Band selected two Burlingame students, junior Audrey Limb and senior Johnny Willey, for the second year in a row to play in their highly-selective band.    Each August,...

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Juniors Kate Bauer and Tate Nelson cut tissue paper for the Papel Picado lunch activity on Sept. 15.

Table talk with ASB President Elisenne Yun

December 24, 2021

In the spring of 2020, junior Elisenne Yun was elected as the Associated Student Body (ASB) president for her senior year. She virtually sat down with the Burlingame B to discuss the role of ASB at Burlingame...

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Juniors Vinia Ng, Mariel Arreola, Elisenne Yun and Jacob Viduya are excited to work together to start the in-person year off strong.

ASB optimistic about the upcoming school year, hopes to further unite Burlingame

May 21, 2021

The students recently elected to the Associated Student Body (ASB) cabinet have one main goal in mind: unite the Burlingame community.  Current junior and president-elect Elisenne Yun emphasized wanting...

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This high school feminist revolution movie was released on Netflix on Mar. 3, 2021.

New Netflix movie “Moxie” could have inspired thousands of teenagers, but misses the mark

April 4, 2021

“Moxie” attempts to inspire teenage girls to stand up for what they believe in, but it ends up being a cliche high school drama. Sixteen-year-old Vivian (Hadley Robinson) is inspired by her mother...

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Juniors Wesley Yang and Calvin Potter spend hours in the studio to create the perfect song.

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...

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Students taking the SAT and ACT must sit six feet apart and wear masks at all times.

Pandemic brings changes to standardized testing

February 1, 2021

The SAT and ACT have long been important moments for many high school students, a benchmark of moving towards college and a terrifying ranking of one’s intelligence. Standardized tests are over a century...

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#1: The attack on the Capitol

#1: The attack on the Capitol

January 13, 2021

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Sophomore Spencer Dobos wears her blue light glasses while doing homework.

No science to back up blue light glasses, students still love them

November 30, 2020

With distance learning leading to an increase in screentime, students at Burlingame have purchased blue light glasses, which are advertised as glasses with lenses that block out blue light from electronic...

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Current ASB President Neha Bandrapalli shows her school spirit during International Week as she poses with her paper flower on Jan. 31, 2019.

ASB prepares for the semester online

October 20, 2020

Due to distance learning, usual fall spirit activities are not able to happen, so leadership and Associated Student Body (ASB) are trying to replicate the usual fall spirit activities in a virtual format....

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Junior Lexi Radzyminski uses Jamboard to complete a homework assignment.

New EdTech tools help students during distance learning

October 13, 2020

During distance learning, teachers have been using new technologies and programs to help students learn more easily, which are helpful, but also come with their own set of challenges.  New educational...

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