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Ib Review

Keith Uy '16, Staff Writer

October 30, 2012

The month of fright and terror is upon us and what better way to celebrate than with a creepy game? Ib is a free survival horror game for the PC and it’s one of the scariest games I’ve ever played. Ib’s story revolves around a girl named Ib who is trapped in an art museum. As she tries to solv...

SNL Premiere

Lia Russell'13, Staff Writer

October 23, 2012

Like many other geeky teenagers with nothing better to do on a Saturday night, I raced home from babysitting (just three doors down) to plop down on my couch at 11:30 and watch the highly anticipated 38th season premiere of Saturday Night Live. Usually, the premieres are good, but I was especially e...

Happy Halloween: Bloody Red Velvet Truffles

Happy Halloween: Bloody Red Velvet Truffles

Zoe Amaris '13, Columns Editor

October 22, 2012

Halloween is slowly creeping upon us, and in honor of the candy-filled holiday I decided that this week’s treat should somehow be spooky and delicious. But the problem was I had no idea what to make. As a kid, I always was disappointed in the candy selection that neighborhoods would pass out because...

Go Bananas for Some Nutella Banana Cupcakes?

Go Bananas for Some Nutella Banana Cupcakes?

Zoe Amaris '13, Columns Editor

October 11, 2012

Although I myself am not the biggest fan of banana baked goods, my close friend Stephen raves about how delicious banana-flavored anything is. From banana nut cereal to banana bread, one can always count on him to bring up another banana-filled food. Honestly, I would not be surprised in the least if...

Delfina Pizzeria

Bailey Lanman '16, Staff Writer

October 1, 2012

Located in the heart of the Mission District in San Francisco, Delfina is a tasty Italian restaurant.  The flavors of the food at the restaurant, give you the feeling that you are in Italy sitting in a little café on a beautiful spring day, glancing out at the sunflower fields.  I wish every meal...

Mother Knows Best: Chocolate Chip Cookies

Mother Knows Best: Chocolate Chip Cookies

Zoe Amaris '13, Columns Editor

October 1, 2012

This weekend I decided to relive my youth by doing the one thing all children love to do: bake chocolate chip cookies. When I was in elementary school, my mother would always bake her delicious chocolate chip cookies with walnuts. Whether it be for my basketball team, a class party, or simply a Sunday...

Lemon, Vanilla, Marshmallow, Graham Crackers…Oh My!

Lemon, Vanilla, Marshmallow, Graham Crackers…Oh My!

Zoe Amaris '13, Columns Editor

September 20, 2012

Although my favorite ingredient hands down is chocolate, this week I decided to change it up a bit and go for a twist--a lemony twist to be exact. For my friends at school I decided to make vanilla cupcakes with a graham cracker crust,  topped with a marshmallow and lemon glaze. Don’t fret! While ...

How Do You Eat Your Oreo Cupcake?

How Do You Eat Your Oreo Cupcake?

Zoe Amaris '13, Columns Editor

September 13, 2012

This past week was my friend Jennifer Lopez's birthday and I decided to bake for her to celebrate the special day. Because of how easy they are to pass around and their deliciousness, I chose to make her some cupcakes. But what flavor would I make? Seeing as how you only turn seventeen once, I wanted to m...

Chunky Chocolate Gobs!

Sofia Montenegro '16, Staff Writer

September 13, 2012

Looking for one of the most scrumptious cookie recipes?  Here is one of the most delicious and gooey cookies I’ve ever tasted!  I first tried them this summer when I was experimenting different cookie recipes to find the perfect one.  After eating them, I thought, “Where have these cookies been...

Chronicle

Chronicle

Kyara Bolanos '14, Arts & Leisure Editor

March 5, 2012

Chronicle, directed by Josh Trank, premiered on February 3rd as one of the most highly anticipated movies of the new year. Winning over both critics and fans alike, Chronicle beat out Harry Potter’s Daniel Radcliffe in his new movie, The Women in Black, at the box office by an extra 1 million, pullin...

Man on a Ledge

Man on a Ledge

Kyara Bolanos '14, Arts & Leisure Editor & Gabriela Quiroz '14, Staff Writer

February 12, 2012

  Man on a Ledge directed by Asger Leth premiered worldwide on January 27th, leaving the audience ashamed and full of regret that they wasted their money on such a pointless film. Both critics and fans agreed this movie was a stinker with its half-witted title and meaningless plot.  Accordi...

Silent, but Golden

Silent, but Golden

Sophia Cannata-Bowman, Staff Writer

February 9, 2012

Silent romance. Starring Jean Dujardin, Berenice Bejo and John Goodman. Directed by Michel Hazanavicius. (PG-13. 100 minutes.) In 1926, Warner Brothers released the world’s first “talkie.” Hollywood up until then produced only silent movies. The studios saw no future in the talkie; the worl...

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