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‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ is a pleasure to watch

‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ is a pleasure to watch

Sean Vanderaa, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018

With an acting lineup starring Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, Kevin Hart, and Jack Black, "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" was bound to be entertaining, and thanks to director Jake Kasdan, it was more than just that. "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" was released on Dec. 20 and generated $36 million...

ICICLES rolls into downtown San Mateo

ICICLES rolls into downtown San Mateo

Sophie Lynd, Highlander Editor-in-Chief

January 18, 2018

Rolled ice cream, another new food phenomenon, has made its way down the peninsula. This past spring, ICICLES welcomed new customers from the San Mateo area to its new location at 222 East 3rd Ave. With eight locations ranging from Sacramento to San Jose, the new ice cream hot spot provides an unique experience for its customers. Upon entering, upbeat music fills the room and a c...

‘The Last Jedi’ changes the ‘Star Wars’ world forever

‘The Last Jedi’ changes the ‘Star Wars’ world forever

Jordan Hanlon, Editor-in-Chief of The Highlander

December 19, 2017

This article contains spoilers from 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi.' Friendly reminder: it is now canon that Luke walked in on Rey and Kylo holding hands and had the biggest dad freakout in history. But, no. Luke is not Rey's father. 'The Last Jedi,' which is Episode Eight in the "Star Wars" franc...

Peet’s Coffee welcomes customers with freshly-brewed coffee

Peet’s Coffee welcomes customers with freshly-brewed coffee

Taya Yakovenko, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017

Peet’s Coffee made it their goal to raise a bar for the American coffee industry while delivering a great tasting cup for those that truly love coffee. Prior to becoming a widely known network, Alfred Peet sold coffee beans. The coffee beans were hand-roasted in small batches. The company grew and became “P...

Pricey food at the Van’s Restaurant underwhelms

Pricey food at the Van’s Restaurant underwhelms

Tiziana Senatti, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017

Have you ever been told to go to a restaurant by others because they say it is good? I happened to do that and I thought the opposite. On 815 Belmont Ave in Belmont, there is a restaurant called "The Van's Restaurant," which serves a variety of American food. I had heard people talk about how g...

Ghost Town’s album ‘Evolution’ shows change is okay

Ghost Town’s album ‘Evolution’ shows change is okay

Lauren McNair, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017

Every time Ghost Town comes out with a new album they are either hated for it, or many people become completely obsessed with it. Ghost Town came out with their new album "Evolution" on Nov. 6, 2016, and their music includes genres such as post hardcore, electronic dance music, dubstep, and horror...

Season Two of ‘Stranger Things’ blows viewers away

Season Two of ‘Stranger Things’ blows viewers away

Zana Lunsford, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017

On Oct. 27, a new season of the sci-fi Netflix original series "Stranger Things" was released to the public. Chock full of cinema genius and an entertaining plot line that just kept unraveling, "Stranger Things 2" blew me away. Twin brothers Matthew and Ross Duffer created the show and released the...

Season Two of ‘Riverdale’ becomes a soap opera

Season Two of ‘Riverdale’ becomes a soap opera

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017

The first season of "Riverdale" on CW television network was a teen drama full of twists and turns that kept us all watching episode after episode, but Season Two is almost a completely different story. The show turned the beloved "Archie Comics" series from the 1940s into a dark teen drama involving...

A go-to Chinese restaurant: Gin Mon

A go-to Chinese restaurant: Gin Mon

Tiziana Senatti, Staff Writer

November 19, 2017

Gin Mon is one of my favorite go-to restaurants in the Belmont area. It's located in the Carlmont shopping center and is a place where people can enjoy delicious Chinese food. When the waitress came to the table, I ordered the hot and sour soup, chicken potstickers, Chinese short ribs, and the chick...

Paris Baguette leaves people ‘kneading’ more pastries

Paris Baguette leaves people ‘kneading’ more pastries

Taya Yakovenko, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017

A pleasant atmosphere, the smell of coffee, and freshly baked pastries will welcome everyone to one of many well-known Paris Baguette cafes. The Paris Baguette chain is known for having a variety of well-crafted desserts, offering both pastries and cakes and making it one of the best places to g...

Cardi B takes over the hip-hop scene with ‘Bodak Yellow’

Cardi B takes over the hip-hop scene with ‘Bodak Yellow’

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017

Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow” has been making history since its release this summer, and the female rapper’s career seems to be far from over. Cardi started as an exotic dancer and started to gain a following on Instagram because of her “no-filter attitude,” causing her to become an internet sensation...

Tin Pot Creamery serves special sweet treats

Tin Pot Creamery serves special sweet treats

Taya Yakovenko, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017

The long awaited Tin Pot Creamery finally opened in a newly built neighborhood in San Mateo.   Tin Pot Creamery has a wide range of original flavors that are not to be found in other ice cream places. A few examples of these flavors are Earl Grey, banana and fudge, snickerdoodle, and pumpkin with ...

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