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Starbucks never fails to surprise with countless seasonal options

Starbucks never fails to surprise with countless seasonal options

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


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Starbucks: the ultimate place for people of all ages to get their daily dose of caffeine and sugar while enjoying free Wi-Fi and the pleasant smell of coffee. Starbucks's creativity in making new products seems to have no limit. However, it seems like Starbucks is not quite fond of the secret menu ...

Brunch at Town lives up to the price

Brunch at Town lives up to the price

Tiziana Senatti, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017


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Town is a restaurant located in downtown San Carlos and is a place where people can enjoy a variety of delicious American cuisine. When I went to Town for brunch over the weekend, looking at the menu, I was having trouble deciding on what to eat. Out of the five starters on the menu, I chose the...

Just Panini serves up delicious bites

Just Panini serves up delicious bites

Zana Lunsford, Staff writer

October 10, 2017


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Just Panini recently opened its doors to the San Carlos and Belmont community to share the yummy deliciousness of a simple grilled sandwich. Located at 711 Laurel St. in San Carlos, Just Panini is a new restaurant that replaced the popular pizza joint Speederia. This rustic yet modern shop has created buzz among the community for its delicious paninis and more. By serving over 20 different types of grilled sandwiches ...

Muschietti’s ‘It’ goes above and beyond its horror movie roots

Muschietti’s ‘It’ goes above and beyond its horror movie roots

Zana Lunsford, Staff Writer

September 30, 2017


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Most horror movies do only one thing well; they scare you. "It" does that and so much more. The Stephen King novel-to-movie adaptation by director Andy Muschietti stars famous actors and actresses like Finn Wolfhard as Richie Tozier and Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise, The Dancing Clown. Muschietti delivers...

‘American Horror Story: Cult’ plays on Trump fears

‘American Horror Story: Cult’ plays on Trump fears

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017


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The 2016 election results shocked the world and elicited multiple different kinds of reactions from people. Also in 2016, clown attacks started to arise in South Carolina. “American Horror Story: Cult," the seventh installment of the “American Horror Story” series, plays on just those topics. In...

‘Every Day’ is offensively painful

‘Every Day’ is offensively painful

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

September 17, 2017


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A book is usually disliked for one of two reasons: bad plot, or poor writing. Often, one may appreciate a book because while either the quality of language or plot may not be strong, the other compensates. However, David Levithan's “Every Day” leaves no room for appreciation as its shallow plot was ...

Zayn Malik and Sia come together in ‘Dusk till Dawn’

Zayn Malik and Sia come together in ‘Dusk till Dawn’

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017


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Former One Direction singer,  Zayn Malik, has just dropped a new single accompanied with an action-packed music video in “Dusk till Dawn.” After two years of being a solo artist, Malik’s career seems to be going to new heights. According to Variety News, the song was co-written with 2017 Grammy Producer of ...

Taylor Swift’s album ‘Reputation’ doesn’t meet the hype

Taylor Swift’s album ‘Reputation’ doesn’t meet the hype

Zana Lunsford, Staff Writer

September 5, 2017


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We mourned the loss of a bright musical artist, Taylor Swift, on Aug. 27. Or maybe we just mourned her reputation and tried to welcome her newly-modified self through the singer's new hit singles “...Ready For It?” and “Look What You Made Me Do." In the past, the star featured a more gent...

Kylie Jenner struggles to be relatable in her reality show

Kylie Jenner struggles to be relatable in her reality show

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

August 29, 2017


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Kylie Jenner just took ahold of her own reality show “Life of Kylie”  in August, and so far the show isn’t keeping up with the hype. The show claims to be getting “beneath the surface” with the 19-year-old Jenner, showing her making her own decisions and what truly makes her happy. The ...

‘Alien: Covenant’ is barely tolerable

‘Alien: Covenant’ is barely tolerable

Armon Mahdavi, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


Filed under A&E, Reviews

The original “Alien” film could be described by words such as masterful, terrifying, and unprecedented. The recent addition to the franchise could be described by words like defective, amateurish, and just... not good. Like many others, I am a huge fan of the “Alien” film series. Rid...

Red Hot Chili Pepper burns with spectacular spice

Red Hot Chili Pepper burns with spectacular spice

Jackson Monge, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


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Red Hot Chili Pepper is a restaurant in San Carlos where one can explore just how spicy food can possibly be. It's a place to explore and test your own pain threshold. Red Hot Chili Pepper isn't the famous American rock band, but rather an Asian fusion restaurant that loves to serve spicy food. ...

Paddy Wagon Sliders sentences you to excellent street food

Paddy Wagon Sliders sentences you to excellent street food

Jackson Monge, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


Filed under Reviews, Top News

At Off The Grid at the Belmont Caltrain station, I saw Paddy Wagon Sliders, a dedicated food truck serving sliders. It has a whimsical theme of prison food, with the truck decked out to look sort of like a paddy wagon the police may use. It even has a stereotypical jailbird prisoner on it. The menu is chock-...

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