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‘Isle of Dogs’ is a unique experience

‘Isle of Dogs’ is a unique experience

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


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He’s done it again. Wes Anderson has come through with another quality film that managed to blow me away with its creativity and guile. Set in future Japan, “Isle of Dogs” tells the story of a world in which, through Mayor Kobayashi’s fear mongering and propaganda, all dogs have been sent...

Nikka Ramen serves great food for hungry travelers

Nikka Ramen serves great food for hungry travelers

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018


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Finding a great place to eat in an unfamiliar area can sometimes be challenging. For those traveling to Southern California, Nikka Ramen in Goleta is a delicious option Located in an unassuming strip mall directly off of Highway 101, Nikka Ramen's small storefront doesn't tell the whole story. ...

Bubble & Wrap serves flavorful treats

Bubble & Wrap serves flavorful treats

Sophie Lynd, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


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Combining two classic treats, Bubble & Wrap satisfies a sweet craving by wrapping flavorful scoops of ice cream in warm waffles. Located amongst the bustling area of downtown Redwood City at Broadway and Jefferson Ave., Bubble & Wrap attracts many customers on both warm and cool days. Although the most popular menu items combine the simple treats of ice cream and waffles, the way in which they ar...

‘Game Over, Man!’ struggles to meet low expectations

‘Game Over, Man!’ struggles to meet low expectations

Sean Vanderaa, Staff Writer

April 14, 2018


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Just by the trailer, it was easy to see that 'Game Over, Man!' would be a joke of a movie. A movie with weak comedy and poor entertainment, 'Game Over, Man!' stars Adam DeVine, Blake Anderson, and Anders Holm as the three main characters set out to stop mercenaries from killing a well-known pop...

San Mateo eatery sets the bar for delicious ramen

San Mateo eatery sets the bar for delicious ramen

Zana Lunsford, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018


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Located in downtown San Mateo on the corner of Eighth Avenue, Ramen Dojo offers the Peninsula the opportunity to enjoy a delicious bowl of traditional ramen with an endless amount of toppings. Ramen Dojo is one of the most famous Japanese eateries in the Bay Area, and for good reason. Each bowl of ramen is...

Panic! At the Disco releases songs for upcoming album, ‘Pray for the Wicked’

Panic! At the Disco releases songs for upcoming album, ‘Pray for the Wicked’

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018


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Panic! At the Disco announced that they will release their sixth album, “Pray for the Wicked,” this summer on June 22. To stir up the excitement even more for fans, lead singer Brendon Urie previewed their new album by releasing two new singles, “Say Amen (Saturday Night)” and “(F**k a)...

Go Fish Poke tops all other poke places

Go Fish Poke tops all other poke places

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


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There is no shortage of poke places in the so-called trendy Bay Area. Go Fish Poke in Redwood City happens to be one of them. The small restaurant is located parallel to the Redwood City movie theater, across from Courthouse Square, in an unassuming shop with plenty of outdoor seating. Go Fish Poke actually has multiple locations: the one in Redw...

Vitality Bowls serves hearty açaí bowls

Vitality Bowls serves hearty açaí bowls

Sophie Lynd, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018


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Açaí bowls are one of the latest food phenomena. This healthy trend blends fruit into a smoothie-like consistency and tops the mixture with various sliced fruit, nuts or granola, and honey. A popular spot for this hearty snack is Vitality Bowls, located amongst Redwood City's downtown area on Middlefield...

Calpurnia’s ‘City Boy’ makes a splash in indie rock

Calpurnia’s ‘City Boy’ makes a splash in indie rock

Zana Lunsford, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018


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“City Boy,” the new hit single by the rising band Calpurnia, sings an indie rock n’ roll sound that delights the ears with simple but catchy lyrics. Lead singer Finn Wolfhard led his band mates, lead guitarist Ayla Tesler-Mabe, bassist Jack Anderson, and drummer Malcolm Craig, into a whirlwind of writing new tunes and a passion for instruments and indie-rock music. “City Boy” is the band’s first single while being managed ...

‘Black Panther’ breaks barriers and sets records

‘Black Panther’ breaks barriers and sets records

Sean Vanderaa, Staff Writer

March 18, 2018


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'Black Panther' brought, for the first time, a strong black superhero to the spotlight, and did so in a record-breaking fashion. So far, 'Black Panther' has already pulled in $1.2 billion and has replaced other titles as the top-grossing movie for an opening weekend in February, an opening weekend in winte...

The Counter impresses in taste, lacks in quality

The Counter impresses in taste, lacks in quality

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


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Customizing your food makes everything so much better. The Counter, located in San Mateo, makes it easy to get exactly what you want on a burger, and avoid exactly what you don't. The restaurant, conveniently located just across the street from the Hillsdale mall, is frequently packed with hungry c...

Logic’s new album, ‘Bobby Tarantino II’ is meaningless but amazing

Logic’s new album, ‘Bobby Tarantino II’ is meaningless but amazing

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


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Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, more commonly known as Logic, has been showcasing his constant struggle to find his identity through his music. His previous album, “Everybody,” presented his struggle with race, view of humanity, and depression, which showed how he was able to relate to many peopl...

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