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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

Lexi Goldstein

Lexi Goldstein, Editor-In-Chief

Lexi Goldstein is a senior at Burlingame High School and the editor-in-chief of the Burlingame B as a third-year Journalism student. She is a Medill Cherub and an esteemed carbohydrate consumer. When she’s not out reporting, you can find her packing bread and pastries at Backhaus or working on Catcher Zine.

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Earvin Buckner (left) and Jonathan Dhyne (right) spend time in the College and Career Center, located in the A Building, where First-Generation Club meetings are held on Tuesdays.

First-Generation Club: Helping students achieve their future goals

Lexi Goldstein, Editor-In-Chief
February 15, 2022

College deadlines, essays and finances are notorious stressors for upperclassmen, and the Counseling Department works year-round to be of help in the college application process for all students. Specifically,...

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Sophomore Finn Lorian spends time with Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA therapy dog Buddy on Friday, Dec. 10. This wellness activity, featuring three therapy dogs, attracted a slew of students lined up from the alumni room down to the end of the A-Building.

Panthers promote wellness during Stress Less Week

Lexi Goldstein, Editor-In-Chief
December 16, 2021

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The Burlingame student section, a sea of red spirit, cheers on the Panthers on the field.

Homecoming: a week of Panther pride

Lexi Goldstein, Editor-In-Chief
November 13, 2021

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Senior Zoe Steinberger and sophomore John Adams participate in the first of three BDTW workshops on Oct. 12, which kicked off with small group discussions.

Breaking Down the Walls program returns to Burlingame

Lexi Goldstein, Editor-In-Chief
October 29, 2021

The community-building program, Breaking Down the Walls (BDTW), returned to Burlingame from Oct. 11-14 as a part of the leadership class’s efforts to reconnect the student body following the full return...

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Attendees of the “Students for a Carbon Fee & Dividend Rally” raise colorful signs on the corner of East Fifth Avenue and El Camino Real on Saturday.

Climate rally links youth advocates and local politicians in favor of carbon fee

Lexi Goldstein and Samantha Johnstone
August 24, 2021

“We are unstoppable; another world is possible.”Climate advocates echoed this chant throughout San Mateo Central Park on Saturday afternoon at the “Students for a Carbon Fee & Dividend Rally.”...

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Professional actors David Lee Huynh, Michelle Skinner, Nicole Javier and Sean Okuniewicz perform junior Aideen Delahunt’s one-act “Theodore” over Zoom.

Young Playwrights Project brings student writing to life

Lexi Goldstein, Editor-In-Chief
April 19, 2021

On Monday, March 29, Burlingame’s advanced drama students watched as their scripts came to life over Zoom through the help and guidance of the Young Playwrights Project, an opportunity presented every...

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Junior Rachel Burdick proudly presents the official proclamation from the City of Burlingame recognizing the last day of February as Rare Disease Day.

Rachel Burdick: AVM survivor and advocate

Lexi Goldstein, Editor-In-Chief
March 31, 2021

Standing on Crissy Field, breathing in the crisp autumn breeze, junior Rachel Burdick geared up for her first Annual Aneurysm and Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Awareness Walk on May 6, 2016. Just a...

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The title slide of the BSU’s Black History Month presentation which was shared with the Burlingame High School community on Canvas and via email at the beginning of February.

Going beyond MLK: BSU celebrates Black History Month

Lexi Goldstein, Editor-In-Chief
March 4, 2021

Burlingame’s Black Student Union (BSU) is taking strides to make the month of February memorable and informative for the school community. The Burlingame chapter was started in October 2019 by senior...

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At the “#StandForAsians” rally on Feb. 27, a participant raises a sign while listening to speaker and organizer Ashlyn So before marching to San Mateo Central Park.

Surge in anti-Asian hate engenders peaceful rally in San Mateo

Lexi Goldstein, Editor-In-Chief
March 1, 2021

On Feb. 27 hundreds of mask-clad Bay Area residents gathered in San Mateo Central Park for the “#StandForAsians” rally to peacefully protest the recent onslaught of anti-Asian hate crimes.  Hate-fueled...

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The cast and crew of the spring musical “Working” pose for a photo before discussing logistics at their Feb. 19 rehearsal.

The work behind virtual musical “Working”

Lexi Goldstein, Editor-In-Chief
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...

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The Advanced Placement (AP) Environmental Science textbook students use to guide their studies.

Burlingame needs to implement an environmental science course requirement

Lexi Goldstein, Editor-In-Chief
February 4, 2021

Curriculum requirements are put in place to ensure students receive a well-rounded education suitable for the demands of future careers and schooling, but sometimes those requirements overlook important...

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Across the globe teens with COVID-19 have had to balance their illness with schoolwork.

A modern compromise: school and COVID-19

Lexi Goldstein, Editor-In-Chief
January 31, 2021

As COVID-19 cases rise in San Mateo County, infected students have to manage balancing coursework and attending Zoom classes with self-care. Burlingame junior Nick Reed was diagnosed with COVID-19 in mid-December,...

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In the climate change survey issued by juniors Tess Dakin and Hrudhai Umas, students factored many prevalent environmental issues into their responses.

Survey reveals shallow environmental initiatives in the Burlingame community

Lexi Goldstein, Editor-In-Chief
November 23, 2020

On Oct. 23 Tess Dakin and Hrudhai Umas, juniors and Youth Climate ambassadors with the San Mateo County Office of Education, sent out an online survey to the Burlingame student body with hopes of assessing...

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The cast of “Help Desk” show off their scripts on their first day of Zoom rehearsal.

Burlingame Performing Arts Department to put on one-act virtual performances

Lexi Goldstein, Editor-In-Chief
October 21, 2020

Plans for a fall musical have been derailed by COVID-19 and forced Burlingame’s Performing Arts Department to get creative with their performances in virtual format. The drama department will be putting...

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A collage of leading characters from respective A24 coming-of-age films.

A24 coming-of-age films have transformed cinema

Lexi Goldstein, Editor-In-Chief
October 21, 2020

Over the past century, film production has undeniably become more advanced and viewing has increased in popularity as a pastime activity due to gained accessibility through platforms such as Netflix, Blockbuster,...

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The SMUHSD Awareness Instagram account allows students to anonymously share their experiences of injustice with the community.

Instagram account sparks dialogue in SMUHSD community

Lexi Goldstein, Editor-In-Chief
September 21, 2020

On June 28, an Instagram account with the username @smuhsd.awareness came to fruition with a personal statement regarding the page’s mission to enlighten the community about issues such as racism, homophobia,...

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Pets are enjoying their time in quarantine with their family.

Quarantine is PAWsome for Pets

Lexi Goldstein, Editor-In-Chief
May 27, 2020

On March 31, the Health Officer of San Mateo County issued a new Shelter-In-Place order which is now set to end on May 31, 2020; adding two additional months to governor Gavin Newsom’s original mandate....

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Evolution of birth control usage

Evolution of birth control usage

Lexi Goldstein, Editor-In-Chief
February 13, 2020

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Evolution of the celebrity

Evolution of the “celebrity”

Lexi Goldstein, Editor-In-Chief
December 16, 2019

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Mamma Mia - yet another outstanding Burlingame musical

Mamma Mia – yet another outstanding Burlingame musical

Lexi Goldstein, Editor-In-Chief
October 31, 2019

Honey, honey, Burlingame’s fall production of “Mamma Mia!” was absolutely, spectacularly amazing. Months of hard work from the cast and crew led by Cindy Skelton, Shawn Reifschneider and Jim Ambler...

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