The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

A rooftop car park with a single white car in it.
Arctic Monkeys unlock a familiar and versatile new album, The Car
Ava Alsterlind, Reporter • November 6, 2022

Friday, Oct. 21, marked the official release of the Arctic Monkeys seventh album, The Car. Alex Turner (lead vocals), Jamie Cook (guitarist), Nick O'Malley (bassist), and Matt Helders (drummer), formed the British indie rock band back in 2005. Their albums feature a range of genres from alternative and punk to psychedelic and blues. The band’s most popular album, AM, released nearly ten years...

Continue Reading
My Policeman will be available for streaming on Amazon Prime Nov 4.
Go cop a ticket to My Policeman
Luca Roy and Ella Furuichi November 1, 2022

Capsule review: Impactful movie. Talented cast and heart-wrenching plot. My Policeman, a romantic drama set in the 1950s, features over 113 minutes of heartache. Directed by British director and Tony Award Winner Michael Grandage, the story follows a love triangle that threatens the livelihoods of those involved. The film kicks off in 1999, when retired schoolteacher, Marion (Gina McKee), ruminates...

Continue Reading
Ranked third best, the Mini Oreos make for a perfect snack.
Oreos: the classic sandwich cookie and its spin-offs
Peyton Price, Reporter • October 31, 2022

Since 1912, Oreo has supplied consumers with a timeless sandwich cookie, consisting of two chocolate cookies encasing a sweet cream filling. From the start, they have produced an array of flavors, including Pumpkin Spice, Cherry Cola, Candy Corn, Birthday Cake, and Jelly Donut. Here are the first of many cookies that Oreo produced ranked from most delectable to least.  Lemon Thins: Their...

Continue Reading
Taylor Swift’s tenth studio album, Midnights, broke the record for Spotifys most-streamed album in a single day.
Taylor Swift’s Midnights brings the star back to pop with a twist
Corina Karr, In-Depth Editor • October 27, 2022

Capsule review: Great tracks, like 1989 mixed with Reputation with a Folklore glaze, recommend. Taylor Swift met fans at midnight with her tenth studio album, Midnights. Initially released Oct. 21 at midnight EST, the album transcended its promise of 13 tracks with an extra seven songs. The album weaves in echoes from her past works, reintroducing a more wispy electropop feel. It highlights...

Continue Reading
Lead singer Matthew Healy poses on a chalk-covered car.
The 1975’s Being Funny In a Foreign Language is not funny at all
Luca Roy, Reporter • October 21, 2022

It’s unclear whether English pop-rock band, The 1975, is famous for their Twitter disputes or their eclectic exploration and timely transcendence of various genres. Their discography is diverse, with snippets of indie pop, R&B/soul, and electronic music, proof they have grown and changed through the years. The 1975’s newest album, Being Funny in a Foreign Language, (label: Dirty Hit) may...

Continue Reading
Sonoma Harvest Music Festival 2022
Sonoma Harvest Music Festival 2022
Luca Roy and Ella Furuichi October 17, 2022

Continue Reading
Teaspoon cafe opened its doors to the public on Aug. 27, 2022.
Town Center Corte Madera cafe Teaspoon heightens Marin boba scene
Luca Roy, Reporter • October 16, 2022

Teaspoon, a handcrafted boba chain founded in 2015, opened a new location in Corte Madera on Aug. 27. The tea shop conveniently serves drinks every day from 11 a.m. through 9 p.m. Boba-tea options in Marin are few and far between, and the new cafe at the Town Center is one of the best spots around. The first ever Teaspoon opened in Los Altos, California, and the franchise has since expanded...

Continue Reading
Carey (Adelaide Clemens) and Simon (Patrick J. Adams) share a loving moment discussing their swearing jar after Simon catches Carey swearing.
Poignant love story The Swearing Jar surprises audiences with better-than-expected content
Ella Furuichi and Neve Galmarini • October 11, 2022

The Swearing Jar, an hour and 51-minute film released Sept. 23, 2022, chronicles Carey’s (Adelaide Clemens) struggles through the beginnings of parenthood and her efforts to find acceptance and love when life takes a turn. With unanticipated twists and timeline changes, this Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) award winner surpassed expectations in both its excellent acting and engrossing...

Continue Reading
Ezra Utal (pianist), Aiden O’Reilly (lead guitarist), Ellis Lynch (drummer) Luca Stubbings (singer and guitarist) and Daniel Levitt (bassist)  preform live at the Summers End Music Fest.
Soon to be legend: Empire
Kyra Featherstone, Website and Social Editor • October 7, 2022

Many students at Archie Williams find passion in music and take part in student bands, music classes, and Archie Williams’ Performance Workshop class. The student band Empire has been jamming together for almost a decade, and music programs at Archie Williams fueled their success over recent years. The band consists of five members, all past or present Archie Williams students; lead guitarist...

Continue Reading
The Djinn (Idris Elba) shadows Dr. Alithea (Tilda Swinton), displaying the mysterious and looming air of the Djinn in comparison to his counterpart.
Three Thousand Years of Longing: Genie trope meets historical fiction
Grace Sykes, Reporter • October 7, 2022

Three Thousand Years of Longing, released Aug. 26 and based on the short story collection The Djinn in the Nightingale’s Eye by A.S. Byatt, meets the standard set by its original tale.. Directed by George Miller, the hour and 48-minute-long film features engaging visuals alongside an intimate saga. The film provides a refreshing but stark contrast to the Mad Max series for which Miller is known. The...

Continue Reading
Fans cheer and laugh as Wild Rivers walks on the Fillmore stage at the beginning of their set.
Wild Rivers brings harmonious vocals to The Fillmore
Maddie Alsterlind and Kelsey Riemer October 6, 2022

On Thursday, Sept. 22, Wild Rivers graced The Fillmore in San Francisco with love,  laughter, and music that can only be described as stunning. The Indie-Folk band, along with their opening act Violet Skies, played to an audience full of swaying fans, basking in the dreamy lighting of the performances that occupied the evening.  Wild Rivers is a Canadian band known for its calming acoustic...

Continue Reading
The onion rings were near perfect but would have been improved with a side sauce
The Habit Burger Grill boosts Northgate Mall with a variety of high-quality fast food
Luca Roy and Ella Furuichi September 26, 2022

With the recent popularity of The Habit’s award-winning Charburger, testing out the new Terra Linda location was a necessity. This fast-casual restaurant is conveniently located next to Michaels at 496 Las Gallinas Ave, perfect for a quick stop. It opened its doors Aug. 17 and serves fast food from 10:30 a.m to 10:00 p.m. The first Habit Burger Grill opened in Santa Barbara, California, in...

Continue Reading