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‘Game Night’ is surprisingly funny

‘Game Night’ is surprisingly funny

Sean Vanderaa, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Academic, Reviews

A group of friends with a weekly tradition of game night are thrown head first into a murder party that quickly takes a turn for the worst. Although nowadays many comedies are fake and have first-grade level jokes with very little subtext or thought, 'Game Night' turned that around, bringing a funny,...

UC admission is becoming more challenging

UC admission is becoming more challenging

Nicole del Cardayre

February 25, 2016


Filed under Academic, Features

“I’m not good enough." "They’re better than me." "My GPA is too low.” These are the thoughts that go through the minds of many students when applying for admission to the college of their dreams. As the competition for colleges grows, students face more pressure to perform outstanding...

Redesigned SAT deserves a fair chance

Redesigned SAT deserves a fair chance

Hannah Young, Columnist

October 15, 2015


Filed under Academic, Opinion, Panoramic Perspectives, Top News

Maybe I should have known something was going on when half of my friends updated their Facebook statuses from SAT camps this summer. Maybe I should have known there was something strange about Barnes and Nobles running out of SAT books twice in the span of two months. Maybe that's why everyone gaped...

Math contest draws a crowd

Math contest draws a crowd

Hanalei Pham, Staff Writer

September 30, 2015


Filed under Academic, Campus, Top News

The end of September was the start of a long tradition of sacrificing lunch to solve math problems. The math contest is held roughly every other Tuesday in all of the school's math classrooms. Students crammed into classrooms for the first contest this year. Some are even turned away when classrooms...

Western Civilization becomes AP European History

Western Civilization becomes AP European History

Sarah Schisla, Staff Writer

December 11, 2013


Filed under Academic

This year, sophomores in AP European History will have the option of taking the AP exam in May, something that was not offered to previous Western Civilization students. AP European History teacher Linda Garvey said, "AP European History was created with the idea of providing kids with an additional ...

Everyday skills not taught in high schools

Everyday skills not taught in high schools

Shira Stein, Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2013


Filed under Academic

Are students being taught all the skills they need? When graduating from high school, students should theoretically be able to take care of themselves as adults. They are expected to know how to do any skill that will be necessary during their adult lives. However, the reality is that some students graduate h...

Measure R

Michael Bastaki, Editor

November 22, 2013


Filed under Academic

Measure R will provide the Belmont-Redwood Shores school district with more money. With the conclusion of the election on Nov. 5, Measure R passed with a 71.4 percent vote. However, this percentage doesn’t reflect our society’s agreement over this measure, as Measure R has been embroiled in controve...

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