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Tomorrowland: Film of the Future?

By Devon Stoeber

June 11, 2015

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?

By Max Plotkin

June 11, 2015

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

By Kira Goeking

May 28, 2015

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

By Claire Donohue

May 27, 2015

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

By Megan Butt

May 27, 2015

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

By Daniel Carroll

May 27, 2015

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”

By Cam Vernali

April 2, 2015

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”

By Kevin Lee

April 2, 2015

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...

Marin’s Hidden Brunch Spots

Marin’s Hidden Brunch Spots

By Sammy Herdman

March 24, 2015

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

By Connor Dargan

March 24, 2015

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

By Calvin Rosevear

March 12, 2015

“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

By Isabella Schloss

February 24, 2015

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...