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¡Qué Tan Mal!: Besito Review

¡Qué Tan Mal!: Besito Review

Sloane Daley, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Columns, Daley Eats, Showcase

Besito Mexican Restaurant 205 Westshore Plaza, Tampa, FL When I entered Besito, the ambiance was intimate, which I expected since Besito translates to ‘little kiss’ in Spanish. The lighting was dim, warm and inviting. Inside the dining room, it was still relatively quiet, and that’s ...

PSA: Humble Bundle

PSA: Humble Bundle

Bradley Kolar, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Columns, Showcase, V.I.D.Y.A.

I’ll start off by clarifying that this is not a game review. I just wanted to take a little time to inform you, the gamers of Berkeley, about a magical little website called Humble Bundle. In short, it offers curated bundles of excellent games at ridiculously cheap prices, and even donates part of the mo...

Hacknet Review

Hacknet Review

Bradley Kolar, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under Columns, Showcase, V.I.D.Y.A.

Dear reader, welcome to a new year of exciting games with which to whittle away your free time, from recent groundbreaking hits to older hidden (or not-so-hidden) gems. For the first article of the year, I’ll be talking about a game I had quite a bit of fun with over the break, Hacknet, as well as ...

Tip Jar: Using Those Teacher Comments

Tip Jar: Using Those Teacher Comments

Emma Edmund, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 16, 2017


Filed under Columns, Showcase, The Tip Jar

On Oct. 17, Berkeley teachers released their first round of biannual comments, one for each student in each class.  While almost any Berkeley teacher will tell you that they spend hours writing comments for their classes, it may be tempting to ignore them entirely, especially if you’re doing well in the c...

Daley Eats

Daley Eats

Sloane Daley, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Columns, Daley Eats, Showcase

Hey everyone! My name is Sloane Daley, and welcome to Daley Eats! Growing up in Chicago, I got to try different foods from around the world and eat at some of the country’s best restaurants. Now that I am living in Tampa, I am on the hunt for new places to satisfy my taste buds. I love to try new things, especi...

Cozy Recipes for the Fall

Cozy Recipes for the Fall

Leana Fraifer, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Columns, Leana’s Kitchen, Showcase

Welcome to Pumpkin Spice Latte Season! Although Florida does not visibly change from summer to fall, you can definitely feel the difference. I don’t think anyone will disagree when I say the best part about fall is the food. Flavors like pumpkin, apple, cinnamon, maple and cranberry are the tastiest ...

V.I.D.Y.A. Returns

V.I.D.Y.A. Returns

Bradley Kolar, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Columns, Showcase, V.I.D.Y.A.

Have you ever thought to yourself, "Wait just a moment. Why doesn't The Fanfare have a gaming column?”   Chances are, if you're reading this, you have. Not because The Fanfare doesn't have a gaming column, but because Austin Cahn introduced The Fanfare’s first ever gaming column l...

Welcome to the Tip Jar

Welcome to the Tip Jar

Emma Edmund, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2017


Filed under Columns, Showcase, The Tip Jar

We’ve all been there.   The first year of high school, not knowing what to do.  How do you study for midterms?  What is senior year even like?  Do I have to worry about college right now?  You have a lot questions, but not a lot of answers.   The Fanfare is here to help. ...

Oven-Free Recipes for a Year-Round Holiday Season

Oven-Free Recipes for a Year-Round Holiday Season

Leana Fraifer, Staff Writer

April 14, 2017


Filed under A&E, Cooking, Leana’s Kitchen, Showcase

Here in Florida, the seasons can feel like they blend together. After the Sunshine State’s winter season came and went, I still missed my favorite holiday season comfort food. I tried three quick and easy recipes that do not require an oven. Even as April showers bring May flowers, you can still sati...

Welcome to Leana’s Kitchen

Welcome to Leana’s Kitchen

Leana Fraifer, Staff Writer

April 13, 2017


Filed under Leana’s Kitchen, Showcase

  Hi!  I'm Leana Fraifer, and welcome to my new column: Leana's Kitchen!   I come from a culture that revolves around food. My passion for baking, however, comes directly from my grandma, Juliet. Even though she lives on the other side of the world in Lebanon we are very close. When ...

Pokémon Sun Review

Pokémon Sun Review

Austin Cahn, Staff Writer

March 11, 2017


Filed under Showcase, V.I.D.Y.A.

The beauty of the tropics await you as you strap on your backpack and head off into the unknown. You enter this world solely armed with a starter pokémon by your side and a unyielding ambition to conquer the islands of Alola. Prepare to take flight across four diverse islands, overthrow each trial...

Welcome to V.I.D.Y.A. Games

Welcome to V.I.D.Y.A. Games

Austin Cahn, Staff Writer

March 5, 2017


Filed under Showcase, V.I.D.Y.A.

Have you ever thought to yourself, “Wait just a moment. Why doesn’t The Fanfare have a gaming column?”   The odds of this thought crossing your mind are (admittedly) low. However, for the select few who’ve had this thought incubating in the back of their minds, their questions ar...