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‘Ready Player One’ is a look into the future

‘Ready Player One’ is a look into the future

Talia Fine, Staff Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under A&E, Opinion, Top News

In the sea of dystopian novels starring moody teenagers, “Ready Player One” by Ernest Cline bobs uniquely above the surface. Cline illustrates the near future through the eyes of average teenager Wade Watts, portraying a destitute world where citizens’ only salvation is an alternate reality accesse...

‘Stranger Things’ brings an ’80s blast

‘Stranger Things’ brings an ’80s blast

Holly Chen, Staff Writer

August 26, 2016


Filed under A&E, Opinion

The '80s was the time for sci-fi lovers everywhere. It was when "E.T." was released and "Star Wars" was at peak popularity. Fans were lining up in front of theaters everywhere. Many '80s lovers state that they wish to go back to the good old days. Well, now they can in the new TV show "Stranger...

Say ‘Aloha’ to flavor

Say ‘Aloha’ to flavor

Jackson Monge, Staff Writer

August 25, 2016


Filed under A&E, Opinion

Out of all the cuisine in America, from Californian to Creole, Pacific Islander cuisine seems oddly void from our memory. Pacific Islander food, from my perspective, blends the sweetness of St. Louis-style barbecue with the added spiciness of dishes like Mexican adobo. Off the Grid, a collection...

‘Dangerous Woman’ wanted dead or singing

‘Dangerous Woman’ wanted dead or singing

Adriana Ramirez, Staff Writer

May 21, 2016


Filed under A&E, Reviews

The "Cat phase" is finally over. Ariana Grande proved this through her new album, "Dangerous Woman," in which she resorted to being a bunny instead. Classy. Many people might remember Grande from the hit TV show, "Victorious," where she played the role of Cat Valentine, a girl who did not...

Universe Nails and Spa offers otherworldly service

Universe Nails and Spa offers otherworldly service

Alexandra Stein, Staff Writer

May 16, 2016


Filed under A&E, Opinion

As dead week and finals approaches, stress levels around campus reach all time highs. Everyone is high strung and students often forget to take a moment to simply relax. Universe Nails in San Mateo is the perfect place to take a quick breather. West 25th Avenue has many competing salons on this street,...

Welcome ‘Hello, my name is Doris’

Welcome ‘Hello, my name is Doris’

Holly Chen, Staff Writer

May 12, 2016


Filed under A&E, Opinion

We have all been there. We have all had that crush who made us loose all our inhibitions. For Doris Miller, that love came fifty years past her teenage days, as she found herself head over heels for 20-year-old John Fremont (played by Max Greenfield). "Hello, My Name is Doris" was a new type of romantic-comedy....

Drake’s new album is a let down

Drake’s new album is a let down

Josef Gonzalez, Staff Writer

May 11, 2016


Filed under A&E, Opinion

An astonishing amount of people were dying to hear Drake's latest album, "Views," which he released on April 29. Both Drake fans and hip-hop listeners were counting down the days to the album release since the day Drake mentioned his new album. The album had a lot of hype around it, especially on...

Ke$ha lights the flame of the decade

Ke$ha lights the flame of the decade

Adriana Ramirez, Staff Writer

May 10, 2016


Filed under A&E, Reviews

Ke$ha's true colors are finally showing, and they are no rainbow. #FreeKesha. The other day, I checked Twitter and this hashtag was at the top of the trending tweets list. Everyone was talking about it. But what is it? The story behind #FreeKesha goes back to October 2014, when Kesha sued her producer, Dr. Luke, for sexual, physical,...

‘Captain America: Civil War’ is one of Marvel’s greatest films

‘Captain America: Civil War’ is one of Marvel’s greatest films

Jason Zheng, Staff Writer

May 10, 2016


Filed under A&E, Opinion

Disney and Marvel Studios have done it once again. "Captain America: Civil War," released May 6, is the latest superhero movie since "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice." While "Batman v. Superman" was a disappointment for a lot of superhero fans, "Captain America: Civil War," is definitely a...

Sushi Monster offers great sushi close to Carlmont

Sushi Monster offers great sushi close to Carlmont

Alexandra Stein, Staff Writer

May 2, 2016


Filed under A&E, Opinion

The quest for killer sushi near Carlmont is over. Sushi Monster, located just a five minute drive and a 20 minute walk from Carlmont, will satisfy all sushi cravings. Proximity is not the only perk though, this small Japanese restaurant offers outstanding options that upstage all other Belmont Ja...

Let the “Game of Thrones” begin

Let the “Game of Thrones” begin

Holly Chen, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016


Filed under A&E, Opinion

***Contains Spoilers for "Game of Thrones" Season 6 began like any usual "Game of Thrones" premiere. Fans were excited, and HBO began its usual crackdown on 3rd-party streaming sites. Fans had a lot of expectations. Many couldn't accept the death of lead character, Jon Snow (played by Kit Harington)...

Asap Ferg disappoints

Asap Ferg disappoints

Josef Gonzalez, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016


Filed under A&E

Asap Ferg's new album “Always strive and prosper” was released on Apr. 22, and so far the album has great ratings on various online music sites. I personally think that the album was one of Asap's worst albums and could use many improvements. Asap's concepts in his songs did not make any sense to...

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