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Need a New Obsession? SKAM Fits the Bill.

Need a New Obsession? SKAM Fits the Bill.

By Celeste Moore

March 31, 2017

In recent weeks, a small but growing portion of the internet has become obsessed with a Norwegian teen drama called “Skam,” which documents the struggles, dreams, hookups, and hangups of a group of 16 and 17-year-old students. “Skam,” which translates to “shame” in English, is an easy binge-watch...

Reviews of the 2017 Oscar Best Picture Nominees

Reviews of the 2017 Oscar Best Picture Nominees

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

March 28, 2017

MOONLIGHT Moonlight came out as the Best Picture winner after some awkward confusion on stag e. The film follows the life of a black and closeted gay man growing up in the projects of Miami, befriending a drug dealer as a kid and coping with school bullying and his single mother’s addiction as he g...

Hold On For Take Off: A Bird’s Eye View and Review of Seaplane Adventures

Hold On For Take Off: A Bird’s Eye View and Review of Seaplane Adventures

By Ethan Swope

March 21, 2017

I step up into my seat, making sure not to hit my head on the low ceiling. I attach my seat belt, what appears to be the only thing that will keep me from falling out of the sky. I lower my headset on to my ears. And then Brian, our pilot, does a sound check. There are six of us—Brian T and next to...

Indian Restaurant Review

Indian Restaurant Review

By Ravi Joshi-Wander

March 10, 2017

With Southern Marin being home to a wide variety of Indian restaurants, it can be hard to discern between the restaurants that offer cuisine of the best quality as opposed to large amounts of food that is at best mediocre and at worst disgusting. After trying the food of three local Indian restauran...

KiTea Catastrophe

KiTea Catastrophe

By Calvin Rosevear

March 9, 2017

On Market and Gough, sits KitTea, a mix between a cafe and a cat playground. You go in, pet cats, and drink tea, basically the single whitest thing anyone could possibly do. As a dog owner, I would’ve been happy to go my whole life without knowing about cat cafes. Let me explain how I ended up in this ...

Overlooked Albums of 2016

Overlooked Albums of 2016

By Ravi Joshi-Wander & Abby Frazee

March 2, 2017

2016 was one of the biggest years for music in recent times, with Beyoncé, Frank Ocean, David Bowie, Radiohead and dozens of other major artists releasing fantastic, critically-acclaimed albums. However,  there were many other great albums that flew under the radar of the average listener. The follo...

Hidden Figures Review

Hidden Figures Review

By Raqshan Kahn

February 2, 2017

Taking place in 1960’s Virginia, where Jim Crow’s racial segregation was a fact of life and workplace sexism was widely accepted, Hidden Figures tells the story of three brilliant African American women working at NASA to put the first man into space. Based on the nonfiction book of the same tit...

Supermarket or Restaurant? Tam Tam Ramen Pushes the Boundaries

By Dahlia Zail

February 2, 2017

Joining Mill Valley’s culinary scene is the new ramen restaurant Tam Tam Ramen. The restaurant is a collaboration between Whole Foods and Genji, a Philadelphia- based company that operates sushi bars in over 190 Whole Foods across the country. This restaurant is their first venture selling food toge...

The Most Dangerous Place on Earth?

The Most Dangerous Place on Earth?

By Nell Mitchell

February 2, 2017

Molly Nicoll arrives to teach English midway through the school year at Valley High School. She’s young, eager to teach, and desperate to connect with her students. From Ivy League bound Abigail Cress and hippie Calista Broderick, to delinquent Damon Flint and “pretty boy” Ryan Harbinger, the clic...

A Series of Unfortunate Events

A Series of Unfortunate Events

By Birggita Danielson

January 25, 2017

A Series of Unfortunate Events, the newest Netflix show, begins with the Baudelaire Children learning that their parents have died in a terrible fire. And then the unfortunate events begin to happen to them. Many people will tell you not to watch this show, the commercials, the narrator, Netflix, several ...

The Cycle of Life

The Cycle of Life

By Georgia Pemberton

November 16, 2016

Thirty dollars can buy you a lot. It’s three custom sandwiches from Whole Foods, plus three kombucha, if you’re a kombucha kind of person (I am). It can fill three-quarters of my gas tank, which can get me up to Sunset or to TPumps five times, six if I’m lucky. It’s two meals at Blue Barn, or...

Sully Afloat

Sully Afloat

By Dahlia Zail

October 18, 2016

On September 9, 2016, Sully, directed by Clint Eastwood, was released. This movie puts a human face on a national news story from 2009. On January 15 of 2009, minutes after taking off from La Guardia Airport in New York City, a U.S. plane was hit with a “bird strike” which blew out both engines, fo...