The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

“Green Day’s”  “Father of All…” is a nauseating punishment that we don’t deserve

Otis Hixon, Music Reviewer March 4, 2020

“Green Day’s” “Father of All…” is an anomaly. The album somehow plays it too safe while managing to pursue the worst ideas possible. Although often revisiting the blandest of the group’s...

A still from the Mystery music video. Photo credits courtesy of Paul Holmberg

Ray and Paul Holmberg release their first music video

Aler Giffin, Arts and Entertainment Editor March 2, 2020

Ray and Paul Holmberg (Drake senior and freshman, respectively) dropped a music video for arguably one of their most popular songs, “Mystery”. Older brother and lead singer Ray performs the vocals,...

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Lock “Locke and Key” away – and throw away the key

Nick Anthony, Arts & Entertainment Editor March 2, 2020

I like to imagine that Netflix Originals are a little bit like a mystery house themselves. At first, they seem structured and varied, with solid casting and decent plotlines. But, like most mystery houses,...

“The Turning” is Broken, Just Like You

“The Turning” is Broken, Just Like You

Pace Buchan, Illustrator February 25, 2020

Director Floria Sigismondi's The Turning was the latest adaptation of the classic 1898 horror novella "The Turn of the Screw." The film follows Kate Mandell (Mackenzie Davis) who takes a job as a governess...

Tender Tenders storefront in San Rafael.

Tender Tenders serves up exceptional chicken, mediocre ambiance

Samantha Parr, Editor-in-Chief February 25, 2020

After hearing countless opinions about the crispy chicken and addictive fries at Tender Tenders, I knew that I had to see what the chatter was all about. Tender Tenders, a fast-food restaurant in San Rafael,...

Dealing with others’ grief

Nick Anthony, Arts & Entertainment Editor February 12, 2020

I didn’t know Paul as well as I could have. I didn’t really make much of an effort to initiate any conversations, or learn about his hobbies. The information about his personal life that I did know...

Coronavirus prompts ideas surrounding the perpetuation of racist culture

Coronavirus prompts ideas surrounding the perpetuation of racist culture

Melissa Auchard, Editor in Chief February 12, 2020

“F*** the Chinese.”  “The Chinese really on some f*** s***.” “The Chinese tend to be so f***ing stupid and gross and dirty.” Each of these quotations are things that have come from...

Both sides of drake’s political spectrum- Julia Pelletier

Both sides of drake’s political spectrum- Julia Pelletier

Kaden Brastow, Reporter February 3, 2020

In a community lacking meaningful political identity, senior Julia Pelletier advocates for better protection of human rights on a global scale. Julia is a self-described liberal focused on human rights,...

Both sides of Drake’s political spectrum

Kaden Brastow, Reporter February 3, 2020

Agreements: Government should promote renewable energy Decriminalize marijuanna possession Comprehensive background checks for all gun purchases Targeting Iranian cultural sites is bad President...

Both sides of Drakes political spectrum - Ian Christie

Both sides of Drake’s political spectrum – Ian Christie

Kaden Brastow, Reporter February 3, 2020

Senior Ian Christie considers himself a moderate conservative, but he believes a label can only go so far to describe one’s political identity. As someone who does not fit the liberal stereotype of the...

New form of discrimination becomes prevalent in society

Sarah Barsky, Opinion Editor February 3, 2020

“You’re too young for this.” “Shouldn’t you be retired?” “Young people are lazy.” “You’re probably too old to understand this.” These are ageist remarks that can have...

Disembodied doll parts  for a DIY paper doll.

Gender neutral dolls raise questions about identity

Melissa Auchard, Editor in Chief February 3, 2020

What has blue eyes, blonde hair, and tanned skin? Add disproportionately long legs, a waist the width of a pinky, and perfectly perky breasts to the mix and this has been the face of the doll industry...

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