December 11, 2018

An amazing year for the wrestling team -

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

My Experience at the Women’s March -

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

El Regreso Del Racismo -

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Parkland Shooting -

Friday, March 2, 2018

California Flu Crisis -

Friday, March 2, 2018

‘Rapping’ Up the Grammy Awards -

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

¿Cuál Será el Futuro de DACA? -

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Marcus Peters traded to the Rams -

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

2018 Upcoming Movies -

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Instagram-Worthy Desserts of San Francisco -

Monday, February 26, 2018

Upcoming Season of Baseball -

Monday, February 26, 2018

Black History Month -

Saturday, February 24, 2018

The Black Panther Review -

Friday, February 23, 2018

The Destructive Culture of Social Media -

Friday, February 23, 2018

Badminton season launches into action! -

Friday, February 23, 2018

LimeBike Takes Over! -

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

All Star Weekend Highlights -

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Chinese New Year Brought to SMHS -

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

San Mateo Volleyball Season Kicks Off -

Friday, February 16, 2018

The Van Jones Show:Jay-Z -

Friday, February 16, 2018

‘Rapping’ Up the Grammy Awards

The Grammy Award Show is one of the most exciting award shows of the year.  Every music artist waits for the day they get to attend the show.  This year the award show was held on January 28th, 2018 at Madison Square Garden in New York.  The Late Late Show’s host James Corden doubled as the host for the Grammy Awards this year, and contributed a very funny component to the show.   Bruno Mars took home the big win this year with six awards.  Everything Mars was nominated for he won, which is a huge accomplishment.  He won three…

¿Cuál Será el Futuro de DACA?

El 2017 fue un año donde hubo mucha inestabilidad para los Latinos, comenzando con la inauguración presidencial de Donald Trump hasta la anulación del Estatus de Protección Temporal (TPS) para países como El Salvador, Honduras y Nicaragua. Sin duda alguna, el anuncio de que DACA sería removido fue el momento donde los jóvenes conocidos como “Dreamers,” alzaron la voz para demostrar su disgusto ante la situación. La Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia (DACA) es un programa en cual jóvenes que fueron traídos al país ilegalmente por sus padres cuando eran menor de edad  pueden estudiar y trabajar…

Marcus Peters traded to the Rams

The NFL offseason has begun, meaning NFL teams are doing all they can to attract the top players in the league to join their team.  Early in the offseason, Kansas City shocked the football world  by sending one of their best players Marcus Peters, to the Los Angeles Rams.   Marcus Peters has cemented himself as one of the paramount players in the NFL . During his tenure as cornerback with the Kansas City Chiefs, Peters led the team to a good start. They were 6-0, looking to go for a 7th win. The hot streak came to an abrupt…

2018 Upcoming Movies

2018 Upcoming Movies   2017 was a year full of amazing movies, but this year will include many more exciting movies that people are looking forward to watch. Last year’s films brought joy, laughs, and fear to the audiences. Everyone is excited to see the upcoming movies in 2018. One movie that has a big chance making about one billion dollars is The Avengers: Infinity War, that’s because this movie includes huge ensemble stars and it’s an action/adventure genres. According to Statista, Adventure is the most popular genre and action is the second most popular. These reasons helps The Avengers:…

Instagram-Worthy Desserts of San Francisco

    The city of San Francisco is truly the place to be. With its historic landmarks, eclectic neighborhoods and the diversity of its people, The City by the Bay has something for everyone. San Francisco is also a Instagrammer foodie’s dream; it is home to a multitude of dessert shops and cafes. Here are some of the most Instagrammable and over the top desserts you can find in the city.      Nestled on a street lined with pastel buildings is Home SF, a quaint cafe serving up coffee and baked goods in Outer Richmond. One of their most famous drinks…

Upcoming Season of Baseball

When the weather gets a little warmer it’s a marking for not only spring, but spring sports. One of the sports played in the spring category is baseball.  San Mateo will have both a Varsity and Junior Varsity team going into the 2018 season.  Both teams are in an exciting place because their are a lot more open spots on the team.  Last year’s lineup was comprised mostly of seniors, which means  there are many hungry underclassman looking for a spot in the starting nine. According to Assistant Coach Matt Labbie, even though the loss of so many seniors will…

Black History Month

Black History Month Throughout United States history, African Americans have been treated unequally and people seem to not to fight back or have protests but themselves. Black History Month came from “Negro History week,” which was originally in the second week of each February. This week was chosen since it includes the birthdays of Frederick Douglass, an African American social former and writer, on February 14th and Abraham Lincoln, the 16th U.S president who abolished slavery by passing the 13th Amendment, on February 12th.   Black History Month was created back in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson and association for…

The Black Panther Review

The highly anticipated movie, The Black Panther, finally came out on February 16, 2018. Chadwick Boseman dons the Black Panther suit and plays the character  T’challa of Wakanda. The movie focuses on T’challa whose many enemies are trying to claim T’challa’s rightful place as king of Wakanda. The movie was directed by Ryan Coogler, who set the record for the most budget given to an African-American director by a studio. Aside from Chadwick Boseman, the movie stars Michael B. Jordan and Lupita Nyong’o.  Michael B Jordan is a great actor, previously starring in movies such as Creed and Fruitvale Station….

The Destructive Culture of Social Media

Social media: it’s become so popular that it’s extremely rare to find someone without an account on any social platform. Everyone uses it, and it has taken over our daily lives. As much as we all love scrolling through our endless feed and flexing for the ‘gram, social media has a lot of downsides: and it’s not just our parents scolding us about it. Real research has been done, showing that there are lots of signs of addiction. Harvard neuroscientists Diana Tamir and Jason Mitchell at Harvard performed a study where participants were put under an fMRI scanner, and were…

Badminton season launches into action!

Badminton’s back, alright! One of lesser known sports at SMHS, the sport of badminton continues to grow among students. An intense, fast-paced racket sport, badminton involves hitting a shuttlecock or “birdie” back and forth across a net until it eventually drops. Coach Rachell Berania and Matt Fong are returning to take the reins this year. “This will be my second year coaching badminton at San Mateo High, but my fourth year coaching badminton for high school altogether.” Coach Rachell explains. After a rough last season, and with a new one with an entire batch of new players flooding in in…