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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...

‘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...

Games need more than good graphics

Games need more than good graphics

Karen Gao, Staff Writer

May 9, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Nowadays, the fancy graphics and high-budget indicate what will be the highest rated games. That is all there is to video games it seems. However, the point of a video game, as any other entertainment medium, is to emerge and appeal to the audience, giving them something to really appreciate and enjoy...

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)...

Andrew Jackson deserves the front of your money

Andrew Jackson deserves the front of your money

Justin Som, Staff Writer

April 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Even though Andrew Jackson violently evicted many Native Americans from their lands, there is no real support as to the conjecture of him being an unworthy president. Having extended the nation to almost twice its prior size, the United States would not have been as prosperous without either his...

Sibling bonds last long and stay strong

Sibling bonds last long and stay strong

Karen Gao, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The person who was your first friend and the person who you have the strongest bond with is your sibling. People come and go in life, but family ties are something much stronger than fleeting friendships made over toys or recess. The person one is closest to in their family is normally the person...

New international law harms the ‘wrong’ sex offenders

New international law harms the ‘wrong’ sex offenders

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer

April 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top News

In 1994, 7-year-old Megan Kanka was raped and killed. She was living in New Jersey when Jesse Timmendequas, a known sex offender, moved into the house across the street without the knowledge of her family. At the time, there was no law that allowed the public to know about the whereabouts o...

SeaWorld’s cancellation of orca breeding program makes history

SeaWorld’s cancellation of orca breeding program makes history

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer

April 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top News

"Empty the tanks!" "They're dying to entertain you!" "SeaWorld is SlaveWorld!" The cries of animal rights activists have been strong for many decades, and now they have finally been heard. On March 17, SeaWorld announced the cancellation of their orca breeding program, making this generation of orcas the last to ever live in captivity at the parks, and for good reason too.

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Uber’s economic ploy is halted by new license rule

Uber’s economic ploy is halted by new license rule

Justin Som, Staff Writer

April 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The San Francisco City Treasurer José Cisneros announced on April 15 that he had sent letters to over 37,000 taxi drivers who were listed as contractors, demanding that they get a business license or cease work in the city. Prior to this motion, companies like Uber and Lyft had been draining the...

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