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

March 15, 2019

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 f...

‘Pitch Perfect’ is back with a new beat

May 18, 2015

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...

What school will you pick?

Ten ways to pick the perfect college

April 3, 2015

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...


‘Perfect Sisters’ was far from perfect

April 8, 2014

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 schoo...


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

January 28, 2014

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”...


Wingstop: Perfect Poultry

December 12, 2013

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...

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

October 28, 2013

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...

Pumpkins at a San Carlos pumpkin patch.

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

October 24, 2013

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 st...

The picture perfect profile

Ayesha Abbasi, Social Media Editor/Columnist

March 21, 2013

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 of people upload all these bad photos to seem cool online but what they don't realize is it won't seem...

Tender chicken doused with teriyaki sauce with rice accompanying it.

Hotaru’s perfect sushi

February 18, 2013

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 rol...

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Pitch Perfect is right on tune

October 16, 2012

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 herse...

Building the perfect applicant

Sabrina Leung, Editorial Director

September 21, 2012

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 amount of Advanced Placement (AP) or Advanced Standing (AS) classes for a 5.0 Grade Point Average (GPA)...

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