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“The Lego Movie: The Second Part” is a humorous and charming film

“The Lego Movie: The Second Part” is a humorous and charming film

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019


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“The Lego Movie: The Second Part” is not necessarily the movie we need, but it is the one we deserve. An impressive sequel to an already impressive prequel, it transports the audience back to the world of Emmet Brickowski, an unassuming and cheerful Lego man who just returned from his persona...

AirPods untangle the future of technology

AirPods untangle the future of technology

Lizzy Hall, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


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AirPods are a game changer. Gone are the days of headphones getting caught while working out, spending forever connecting wireless headphones to cellular devices, and having to decide between charging a phone or listening to music. AirPods have been out since December 2016, yet their popularity...

‘Rescued’ includes a pawsitive side to murder mystery

‘Rescued’ includes a pawsitive side to murder mystery

Andrea Butler, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019


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A murder in broad daylight with only one possible suspect. An innocent person, framed in cold blood. And 61 dogs. “Rescued," by David Rosenfelt, includes all of these elements as well as a possibly world-threatening scheme. “Rescued” is an Andy Carpenter murder mystery, the newest in a collection of 16. Each book is about defense attorney Andy Carpenter, his clients, and his dogs. When Andy’s wi...

“Escape Room” is an unexpected drama

“Escape Room” is an unexpected drama

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

January 21, 2019


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From the Harry Potter series to the Marvel comic book industry, Hollywood has mastered transforming society's trends into blockbuster icons. And, after becoming widely popularized during the last decade, escape rooms are the next pop culture phenomenon to receive an adaptation in the film industry....

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse’ webs together comic art and movie magic

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse’ webs together comic art and movie magic

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

December 16, 2018


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“Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse” is an explosion in every application of the word. The newest spidey film, produced by Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation in association with Marvel, burst into theaters on Dec. 13, and the movie has since raked in $12.6 million as of Friday, Dec. 14....

‘Becoming Michelle Obama’ broadens horizons with a well-developed story

‘Becoming Michelle Obama’ broadens horizons with a well-developed story

Andrea Butler, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018


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Former First Lady. Philanthropist. Environmentalist. Michelle Obama is seen as all of these and more, but what she’s done to become who she is is a mystery to most. “Becoming Michelle Obama” changes that, offering insight into her past and her path to becoming who she is today. Writte...

‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ uses humor to compensate for lack of substance

‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ uses humor to compensate for lack of substance

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


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What do Gal Gadot, Disney princesses, and eBay all have in common? They're all prime examples of how Disney uses pop culture icons to captivate the audience in its latest animated flick, "Ralph Breaks the Internet." While creating the widely anticipated sequel to "Wreck-it Ralph," filmmakers capitalized...

Joe & The Juice creates an urban vibe

Joe & The Juice creates an urban vibe

Kathryn Stratz, Staff Writer

November 27, 2018


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Okay, so you need some coffee and study time, but you're tired of Philz and Mints and Honey. Where to? Joe & The Juice, that's where. You walk in and your ears are filled with a trendy beat and nose with fruity aromas. Joe & The Juice is the place to be on a quiet Sunday, a rainy Monda...

SoulCycle offers an intense workout at a hefty price

SoulCycle offers an intense workout at a hefty price

Lizzy Hall, Staff Writer

November 10, 2018


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Wheels turning, instructors yelling, people dancing, and wallets emptying. This is SoulCycle: the place where customers pay big bucks for a trendy workout. I'd heard about SoulCycle for years from my peers and from social media influencers who always argued that that SoulCycle's supportive class...

‘Courting Darkness’ draws readers in with unique plot elements

‘Courting Darkness’ draws readers in with unique plot elements

Andrea Butler, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


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Elaborate ball gowns, a world of luxury, and a forbidden love story are all elements you’d find in a typical historical fiction book. However “Courting Darkness” embodies a storyline that includes none of those elements. The novel by Robin LaFevers brings realistic historical factors into a genre d...

‘Free solo’ captivates audiences with astonishing real-world footage

‘Free solo’ captivates audiences with astonishing real-world footage

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


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Between its stunning cinematography and nerve-wracking storyline, the movie ‘Free Solo’ takes viewers’ breath away. Not only does the documentary feature awe-inspiring camera shots of Yosemite and its climbers, but also provokes a suffocating yet thrilling sense of stress within the audience. T...

Dunkin’ Donuts’s coffee makes up for the doughnuts

Dunkin’ Donuts’s coffee makes up for the doughnuts

Kathryn Stratz, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


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Iced lattes, macchiatos, and freezes have been seen around Carlmont, but not from the usual places, they're from Dunkin' Donuts. This doughnut and coffee destination put a location at 240 El Camino Real in San Carlos, making it a new stop for locals looking for an alternate taste. It can be convenie...

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