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‘You Asked for Perfect’ is a close parallel to students’ reality

‘You Asked for Perfect’ is a close parallel to students’ reality

Andrea Butler, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019


Filed under Reviews

AP courses. Extracurriculars. Volunteer jobs just for the hours. It’s a common scenario for high school students who want to get into competitive colleges, and protagonist Ariel Stone fits the mold perfectly. He’s stuck in his own expectations and overloaded himself, perhaps to the point ...

‘Pitch Perfect’ is back with a new beat

‘Pitch Perfect’ is back with a new beat

Adriana Ramirez, Staff Writer

May 18, 2015


Filed under A&E

Summer is almost here, and with it comes upbeat music to party to. "Crazy Youngsters" from the "Pitch Perfect 2" soundtrack is that kind of song. "Pitch Perfect 2," which came out on May 15, was the sequel to a movie about college girls who were part of an a cappella group, called the Barden...

Ten ways to pick the perfect college

Ten ways to pick the perfect college

Danielle Hamer, Scot Scoop In Depth Editor

April 3, 2015


Filed under Top News

For seniors, college decision time is just around the corner. Juniors are planning college visits during spring break. All around the world, high schoolers have college on the mind. Some may wonder how to pick the right school amidst tens of thousands of options. With many factors to consider,...

‘Perfect Sisters’ was far from perfect

‘Perfect Sisters’ was far from perfect

Alex Wildman, Staff Writer

April 8, 2014


Filed under Campus

The new Canadian film “Perfect Sisters” brought a true story back to life. Child star Abigail Breslin, now 18, carried this cast as main character Sandra. Sandra, a high school senior, and her sister Beth (Georgie Henley), a high school junior, had to fend for themselves and their little brothe...

‘Grimm’ is the perfect blend between cop drama and supernatural thriller

‘Grimm’ is the perfect blend between cop drama and supernatural thriller

Alex Wildman, Staff Writer

January 28, 2014


Filed under A&E

The NBC television series “Grimm” puts a new twist on classic stories. Each episode is in some way inspired by one of the Grimm Brother’s Fairy Tales, but “Grimm” at its core is a cop drama. “Grimm” follows Portland Homicide Detective Nick Burkhardt (David Giuntoli) as he tries to...

Wingstop: Perfect Poultry

Wingstop: Perfect Poultry

December 12, 2013


Filed under A&E

Wing Stop is my go-to hangout spot. If you are a teenager and haven't heard of it, check it out. Its style is in its name: all kinds of chicken wings. They have an awesome assortment of boneless or bone-in wings in a variety of flavors. Everything is prepared for you right when you order it, and...

‘Pitch Perfect’: Hilarious, relatable, and perfect for music fans

‘Pitch Perfect’: Hilarious, relatable, and perfect for music fans

Lizzy Doctorov, Staff Writer

October 28, 2013


Filed under A&E

A DJ turned a cappella performer along with award-winning stand-up comedian Rebel Wilson makes for a hilarious film. "Pitch Perfect" was so popular with music and dance fans that it is having a sequel come out in early 2015. “Pitch Perfect” always keeps your emotions strung tight, whether because of ...

Picking the perfect pumpkin is an important aspect of the Halloween holiday for students

Picking the perfect pumpkin is an important aspect of the Halloween holiday for students

Alex Lay, Staff Writer

October 24, 2013


Filed under News

Picking out the perfect pumpkin is a necessity for those celebrating Halloween this year in the Bay Area. In order to do this, pumpkin pickers require the perfect location and a strong sense of their ideal pumpkin. People participating in pumpkin picking have certain requirements that need to be met, such...

The picture perfect profile

Ayesha Abbasi, Social Media Editor/Columnist

March 21, 2013


Filed under As seen in print

Attempting some spring cleaning? How about trying to clean up that Facebook page. Imagine losing the choice at the college or job of your dreams all because of one silly Facebook post. This seems to be a fairly new reality for many students when applying to schools or looking for work. “A lot...

Hotaru’s perfect sushi

Hotaru’s perfect sushi

February 18, 2013


Filed under A&E

Hotaru Japanese Restaurant, located at 33 E 3rd Ave. in San Mateo, serves delectable sushi and offers a casual ambiance. They present a wide menu ranging from hand rolls to sushi sets, that are a bit pricey, but worth it. I first ordered the Dragon Rolls to start my dinner. The Dragon Ro...

Pitch Perfect is right on tune

Pitch Perfect is right on tune

Kristen Friis, ScotCenter Editor-in-Chief/Business Manager

October 16, 2012


Filed under A&E

Released on Sept. 28, Pitch Perfect, the comedy about a competitive singing group, has got fans and critics laughing out loud. The movie is about college student Beca, who finds herself forced to join the women's singing group at her school. It only takes a little time for Beca to realize that the group...

Building the perfect applicant

Sabrina Leung, Editorial Director

September 21, 2012


Filed under As seen in print

The competitive and selective college admissions process has caused many students to feel anxiety, stress and worry about creating the perfect resume for their college application. Creating a new club at school, volunteering at food banks, taking college preparation summer courses and an abundant...

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