Flores: A Taste of Mexico

Flores: A Taste of Mexico

Zoe Cowan, Feature Editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Food, Lifestyles, Photos, Reviews

Opened in late 2018 in the space previously occupied by P.F. Changs, Flores is a welcome addition to the Corte Madera Town Center. The Mexican restaurant’s second location boasts a similar menu to their first in San Francisco, highlighting cuisine that honors Mexican tradition. The restaurant enc...

Sourdough and Sourdough-Nots

Sourdough and Sourdough-Nots

October 18, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

The complimentary bread is arguably the most important component of a dining-out experience. It’s the part of the meal that sets the tone for the rest. But what makes the perfect piece of bread? To me it consists of a warm combination of golden crunch, a light fluffy interior and a blended taste of slig...

J. Cole’s Newest Venture: Another Success

J. Cole’s Newest Venture: Another Success

Michael Diamandakis

May 22, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Music, Reviews

On April 19, 2018, J. Cole released KOD, his eighth studio album. KOD’s 12 tracks explore typical J. Cole themes: drugs, life in poverty, ascent to stardom, copious cash, and the complexity of love, all topics Cole has discussed in past albums, such as 2014 Forest Hills Drive  4 Your Eyez Only. Ho...

Commies Hit Comic Gold

Commies Hit Comic Gold

Maire Hogan

April 23, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

Any comedian will tell you that the best comedy comes from uncomfortable situations. In “The Death of Stalin,” director Armando Iannucci, best known for creating political satire “Veep,” takes that idea and runs with it. To be precise, he runs a marathon with it, stops to carbo load, then keeps...

Five Stars for Three Billboards

Five Stars for Three Billboards

Calvin Rosevear

April 23, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

With a riveting story, a stellar cast, and very excellent development, “Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri” was a close runner-up for Oscar awards. The powerful narrative is centered around Mildred Hayes (Frances McDormand) and her actions following the rape and murder of her daughter, Ang...

Do it for the Culture

Do it for the Culture

Connor Dargan

March 23, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

2018 has treated hip hop group Migos well so far; following the release of their newest album, “Culture II,” the group was featured on the cover of “Rolling Stone” and reached the Billboard’s top 200. As of February 7, the album was sitting in the number three slot, with a billion streams in...

Without Warning Review

Without Warning Review

Connor Dargan

December 3, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Music, Reviews

To say artists Offset and 21 Savage’s new project Without Warning dropped without...well...a warning...would be a bit of an understatement.  Produced by Metro Boomin, Without Warning was released the night before Halloween and was only hinted at by Offset with an Instagram post 10 hours prior to re...

Weight-ing Room

Weight-ing Room

Shane Lavezzo

November 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports

I limp out of the weight room after a grueling workout, pain shooting through my body. But this pain isn’t from lifting weights or running sprints. This pain is from stubbing my toe five times, cutting my hand on a jagged piece of metal, dropping a weight on my foot, and banging my head on an ill-pla...

Here’s the Scoop: Comparing Ice Cream Places Throughout Marin

Here’s the Scoop: Comparing Ice Cream Places Throughout Marin

Emma Schultz

November 14, 2017


Filed under Food, Lifestyle, Lifestyles, Reviews

Marin is certainly not lacking in ice cream shops to satisfy any craving for some of that cold, sugary goodness. While the number of ice cream places in Marin remains dwarfed by that of hair and nail salons, there is still an adequate number to offer some variety. Upon comparing and contrasting them ...

American Vandal Review

American Vandal Review

Elissa Asch

November 13, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

Hanover High School Senior Dylan Maxwell has been expelled for a crime he may have committed, and student documentarian Peter Maldonado and his best friend Sam set out to prove his innocence or ensure his guilt.  This comedic Netflix original centers around Peter’s documentary American Vandal whi...

“IT” Review

“IT” Review

Jake Paz-Priel

November 13, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

On the surface, director Andres Muschietti’s “It” can be interpreted as a superficial adaptation of Stephen King’s 1986 classic novel; but when analyzed, the film yields an underlying exposition not only on the things we fear, but why we fear them. Like any horror movie worth its salt, “It...

XXXTentacion Fails to Impress on Debut

XXXTentacion Fails to Impress on Debut

Ravi Joshi-Wander

October 17, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Music, Reviews

“I do not value your money, I value your acceptance and loyalty,” claims XXXTentacion in the intro to his debut album 17. After listening to the album in completion, it becomes clear that the Miami-based songwriter is owed neither. XXXTentacion, stage name of 19 year-old Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, wa...

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