Best Places to Get Coffee in San Francisco

Best Places to Get Coffee in San Francisco

Jackson Gathard

November 16, 2015


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Artisan coffee shops are a staple of the San Francisco food scene. Some are just meant for a great Instagram opp, while others take their coffee  and food more seriously--here are some of the best places to grab a cup of joe in San Francisco.   Jane This cute coffee shop on Fillmore st...

Bon Don Candy Shop: Bitter-Sweet

Bon Don Candy Shop: Bitter-Sweet

Trent Waltz

November 5, 2015


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My first impressions walking into the new, spotless white walled candy shop/bakery/ice cream store ‘Bon Bon’ situated in the center of Mill Valley were split. My first instinct, ‘give me all the junk to eat!’ was curbed by my secondary thought; ‘my wallet is going to hurt after this.’ ...

Movies of the Month

Movies of the Month

Leo DiPierro, Kate Finn, Maddie Wall

October 19, 2015


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The Martian: Matt Damon on Mars by Leo DiPiero The film industry has seen a number of incredible, realistic science-fiction films in the past few years. Among these are “Gravity”(2013) and “Interstellar”(2014). Famed director Ridley Scott’s “The Martian” is shaping up to be an addition...

“The Dairy of a Teenage Girl” Strays from Cliché Teen Film Standards

“The Dairy of a Teenage Girl” Strays from Cliché Teen Film Standards

Kendall Lafranchi

September 21, 2015


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With a title like “The Diary of a Teenage Girl”, some might deem the film innocent or trivial-- call it an overdone concept before even watching it-- but all of those disappear within the first few seconds. The film premiered in various theaters on August 7 and is based on the semi-autobiographical...

Tomorrowland: Film of the Future?

Devon Stoeber

June 11, 2015


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Disney’s newest film, “Tomorrowland,” directed by Brad Bird, follows the story of a science-loving, driven teenage girl and her unlikely acquaintance, a grown man who was once a child-genius. The pair ventures into an unknown, futuristic world while discovering many twists and turns that they,...

Tomorrowland: Film of the Future?

Max Plotkin

June 11, 2015


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For a movie about the future, “Tommorowland” sure uses a lot from the past. An overused plot and a one-dimensional villain is not necessarily the greatest combination for a high budget Disney movie. With big actors such as Academy Award-winning George Clooney and multiple Oscar-winning director Brad...

Review of Uchiwa Ramen

Review of Uchiwa Ramen

Kira Goeking

May 28, 2015


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Uchiwa Ramen, which means “our house is ramen,” is a casual and hospitable restaurant that opened last September a block away from downtown San Rafael and is the first ramen house in Marin.  Uchiwa is a small, dimly lit joint composed of wooden tables with chairs and benches, a white counter accompanied...

Late Night Food Spots

Late Night Food Spots

Claire Donohue

May 27, 2015


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Whether you’re driving home after a long night, in search of a midnight meet-up spot, or desperately seeking a bite on the way to your four a.m. flight, restaurants open late into the night are essential. But since last years infamous closure of our beloved local Denny’s, Marin has had a devastating...

Kitchen Sunnyside Shines Down

Kitchen Sunnyside Shines Down

Megan Butt

May 27, 2015


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Upon entering Kitchen Sunnyside in downtown Mill Valley, the first thing I noticed was the cozy atmosphere. With its wooden tables, sunflowers, and vintage decor, Kitchen Sunnyside instantly makes you feel at home. My sister and I were immediately seated at a table, but it was very close in prox...

Carroll’s Guide to the Best Album of 2014-2015

Carroll’s Guide to the Best Album of 2014-2015

Daniel Carroll

May 27, 2015


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While the list of music released within this past school year seems to go on infinitely, here are a couple of standout hits from different genres to satisfy every type of music lover out there. Rock n’ Roll: Alabama Shakes give listeners a taste of what it’s like when four talented musicians with...

The DUFF: “Dramatic and Unexpectedly Fine Film”

The DUFF: “Dramatic and Unexpectedly Fine Film”

Cam Vernali

April 2, 2015


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I would not label myself as a movie buff; sure, I enjoy good films, can appreciate well-made cinematography, and will catch up on new movies with friends when I have time. Going to a movie theater and paying for a $12 movie ticket is not my idea of an enjoyable time but recently, I drove down to my local...

“If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late”

“If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late”

Kevin Lee

April 2, 2015


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Drake’s catchy new album, “If You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late” captures the essence of trap with flowing lines and hard beats. Anyone can bump to his music and it’s hard not to feel the vibe. Drake’s unannounced album also brings the Beyoncé to the beat as he didn’t need to hype the...

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