Marin’s Hidden Brunch Spots

Marin’s Hidden Brunch Spots

Sammy Herdman

March 24, 2015


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On weekend mornings the prospect of brunch can make the difference between waking up at 10 a.m. or staying in bed until the late afternoon, so picking a place to eat quickly is critical. However, many students may not know of good breakfast options beyond small coffee shops and The Depot, so, for the...

“Birdman”: An Experiment With Sky-High Results

“Birdman”: An Experiment With Sky-High Results

Connor Dargan

March 24, 2015


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After a successful performance as the superhero Birdman, fading Hollywood star Riggan Thompson (Michael Keaton) tries to create a Broadway play. His struggles and the occurrences around him are boldly presented in the film “Birdman (Or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance).” “Birdman” is directed,...

“McFarland USA” Strikes a Positive Note

“McFarland USA” Strikes a Positive Note

Calvin Rosevear

March 12, 2015


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“McFarland USA” is a fun, feel-good movie based on a true story about teacher Jim White who moves to a poor town in California with his family in 1987. The town, McFarland, is filled with Latin American fruit pickers. White is there to coach football, and to teach PE and life science. White notices...

American Propaganda

American Propaganda

Isabella Schloss

February 24, 2015


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America has always been a proud country. During times of war we wave our flag and vow to do whatever it takes to protect our nation from anyone who wants to take away our so-called freedom. And in the name of this freedom we invaded Iraq and Afghanistan, taking advantage of the anger and sorrow left...

“Agent Carter” Redefines Marvel

“Agent Carter” Redefines Marvel

Jordan Blackburn

February 24, 2015


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A female-led noir spy thriller set in the 1940s may not seem like the most obvious place to take a story line based on a character most commonly known as “Captain America’s love interest,” but “Agent Carter,” Marvel Studios’ most recent foray into the small screen manages to pull it off almost...

Mockingjay Hits Pure Gold

Mockingjay Hits Pure Gold

Sarah Asch

December 23, 2014


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“Mockingjay: Part One,” was a perfect movie. Before I proceed, I feel the need to add a disclaimer: I am completely in love with the Hunger Games books, and the only thing that mattered to me about the movie adaptations was how well they matched up. On that scale, this movie was pure gold. The sta...

Third Hunger Games Movie Disappoints

Third Hunger Games Movie Disappoints

Devon Stoeber

December 23, 2014


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The third film in the Hunger Games series, “Mockingjay: Part One” based on the book by Suzanne Collins, was not the film many fans were hoping for. The movie follows the story of Katniss Everdeen, a girl living in a futuristic setting in the country of Panem. Katniss and her friends and family s...

Swift Cuts Country Ties… And Her Hair

Swift Cuts Country Ties… And Her Hair

Isabella Schloss

December 23, 2014


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I’ll admit I was one of the many people who were skeptical of the new Rolling Stone cover. Short hair, white tank top and smeared mascara, it was the “new” Taylor Swift. The photo looked like another female celebrity attempting to distance herself from her good girl reputation by sexualizing herself...

“Laggies” Does Not Lag

“Laggies” Does Not Lag

Camille Morgan

December 17, 2014


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Starring the well-known and universally recognized Keira Knightley and Chloe Grace Moretz, Laggies is a cheerfully wise comedy about Megan, an unemployed 28 year-old undergoing a quarter-life crisis. After her boyfriend proposes, Megan panics and escapes for a week, hiding in the home of a new and much...

Movie Review: Interstellar

Movie Review: Interstellar

Marina Furbush

November 24, 2014


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Full disclosure, when I walked into the theater to see “Interstellar,” I fully expected to hate it. To my surprise, I walked out after the film having thoroughly enjoyed myself. Despite the fears of a generic “the earth is dead and we need to save humanity” movie that the trailer instilled in...

Thoughts on the iPhone 6

Thoughts on the iPhone 6

Jackson Gathard

November 23, 2014


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Going into the summer of 2014, there was a lot of hype about the release of the rumored iPhone 6. On September 9, Apple hosted a release event for the iPhone 6, and its bigger brother the iPhone 6 plus. Apple announced that the two new phones, offered in three colors (gold, silver, and space grey) would ...

Juiced about Health

Juiced about Health

Johanna Wong

November 18, 2014


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Over the last few months, lots of different juice bars and cafes have been sprouting up in Mill Valley. We’ve been hit with a health craze as restaurants and markets are now highlighting their organic aisles and new, local products. Now, stand-alone shops are offering kale-infused snacks and fruit...

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