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Lamar wears a crown made up of thorns while holding a child on the cover of his newest album, Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers.

Kendrick Lamar makes memorable return with Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers

Ezra Thaler, Photography Editor May 22, 2022

Friday, May 13, Kendrick Lamar released his fifth album, Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers. The album was eclectic, with parts featuring spoken-word songs with simplistic beats while others showcased hard...

ALONG FOR THE RIDE (2022), Belmont Cameli as Eli & Emma Pasarow as Auden. Cr. Emily V. Aragones / Netflix

Along for the Ride is a cliche jaunt through summer romance

Corina Karr, In-Depth Editor May 22, 2022

Netflix original Along for the Ride, released May 6, did not stray far from Netflix's other recent disasters like Tall Girl 2 and The Kissing Booth 3. An adaptation from Sarah Dessen’s 2009 young adult...

Produce stands at the farmer’s market offer fresh fruit and vegetables complete with delicious samples.

Fairfax Farmers Market week two provides multicultural cuisine and fresh produce

Corina Karr and Mia DeNunzio May 21, 2022

Fairfax’s Farmers Market opened for the season on May 4 and receives a considerable turnout every Wednesday evening from 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Along with farm-grown strawberries and oranges, the market...

Wong, Doctor Strange, and America look in horror at what Wanda is doing to other sorcerers in the multiverse.

Doctor Strange is no exception to Marvel’s great decline

Ellis Chamberlin, Sports Editor May 21, 2022

Hearing that a new Marvel movie is coming to theaters always elicits a certain amount of excitement. Some favorites include Spiderman Into the Spiderverse (2018), Avengers End Game (2019), Black Panther...

Sybil (Sally Field), a complex woman staring into the abyss of her mind, with one of her alter personalities at her side, Sybil (1976).

50 years later, Sybil’s sixteen personalities still move viewers

Corina Karr, In-Depth Editor May 16, 2022

The 1976 film Sybil’s depiction of the deep psychological scars of child abuse continues to capture viewers in 2022, an era where mental disorders are much more normalized. In mid-1970s New York...

Kit Connor and Joe Locke play Nick and Charlie, two young boys who form an unlikely friendship, in Netflix’s Heartstopper.

Heartstopper is a beautiful ray of light for LGBTQ+ youth

Alice Simenstad, Editor-in-Chief May 9, 2022

Movies and TV have a tendency to portray gay characters and their stories with grit and darkness: a closeted romance living in shadows, parents that kick out their gay teenage son, lugheaded football players...

Girl walking towards beautiful waterfall on Kent Lake via Candalero Canyon Trail Loop

Top local outdoor adventures for Mother’s Day

Chloe Levenson and Avery Josephs May 8, 2022

If you find yourself at a loss for things to do with your mom this Mother’s day, a beautiful day outside is the perfect solution. Since the weather, this Sunday is predicted to be the ideal temperature...

Conrad Birdie’s fan girls sing a song in admiration of him during the opening scene on the San Anselmo Theatre’s catwalk.

White Hill’s production of Bye Bye Birdie: an amusing blast from the 1950’s past

Corina Karr, In-Depth Editor April 26, 2022

Friday evening, Apr. 22 at 7 pm, White Hill Middle School’s “Cool Cat” cast began a weekend-long chain of Bye Bye Birdie productions at the San Anselmo Playhouse. The rom-com musical sent middle...

Stacks of Tteok Bok Noi in the San Rafael Trader Joe’s freezer aisle.

Five must-try new items at Trader Joe’s

Chloe Levenson April 26, 2022

Trader Joe's is famous for stepping out of the box in all areas of culinary excellence, from delicious french cheese to green tea mochi. Recently, as one walks through the cheery isles in their local Trader...

Peter Rabbit and some of his favorite vegetables; carrots and radishes.

Four Easter movies that transport you back to your childhood

Chloe Levenson April 16, 2022

Easter provides plenty of joy after remembering the fun of egg dying and Easter egg hunts from their childhood years. These four movies below will undoubtedly spark a flood of nostalgia. Peter Rabbit  In...

Cover photo for Styles upcoming album, Harrys House, and for his newly released song As It Was.

Harry Styles opens the door to his third album with “As It Was”

Kelsey Riemer, Opinion and Live Music Editor April 15, 2022

Harry Styles’ released his latest single, titled “As It Was”, in the U.S. March 31, 2022. The song is a venture from the classic and soft rock musical direction that Styles has taken in the past,...

Artist Rex Orange County (Alex OConnor) beaconing in his three dalmations on the album cover for WHO CARES?.

Rex Orange County’s, WHO CARES? fails to break away from previous installments

Aler Giffin, Arts and Entertainment Editor April 5, 2022

Rex Orange County’s (Alex O’Connor) new album Who Cares?, released Mar. 11, 2022, stays true to his lo-fi soft rock origins, crafting soft, heartfelt tracks. While the tracks are bound to resonate...

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