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Unstoppable

Story by Cara Reichard

December 6, 2010

In “Unstoppable," a competent and quick-thinking Denzel Washington makes some wise-cracks, flashes his winning grin, bestows some wisdom on his troubled young co-worker, played by Chris Pine, and ultimately saves the day. In short, it’s just like every other Denzel movie released in the past five...

Life in Purple

Story by Elisa Figueroa, Staff Writer

November 30, 2010

Dayna Jarae Dantzler’s favorite scene in “The Color Purple” is when her character Celie reconnects with her sister after years of separation. “I love the staging and the dancing…It’s a beautiful beautiful scene!” she said in an interview from her hotel in San Jose while touring with th...

Best of 2010!

November 19, 2010

Here's the list so far, but please comment if we are missing anything or if anything needs to be fixed! Thank you! Movies: Best Action Flick: Salt The American Middle Men Clash of the Titans MacGruber Best Comedy: Hot Tub Time Machine Kick-Ass The Other Guys Date Night Due Date Most...

Treasure Island

Story by Thea Brown, Arts Editor

November 4, 2010

Music festival connoisseurs are all too familiar with the woes of heat. The sun is there, always following you, sticking to your skin as you are pressed up against hundreds of bodies all sweating as well. Water bottles, sun screen, and the least amount of acceptable clothes are your only forms of defense...

It’s Kind of a Funny Story

Story by Rachel Huddleston

October 28, 2010

Playing table tennis with adult psychiatric patients and falling in love with the girl of your dreams. Wait what? That’s what happens when you’re stressed with the problems of being a teenager?   …Actually, “It’s Kind Of a Funny Story.” A teenage boy claims he wants to commit suicide, but...

Burn the Floor

Burn the Floor

Story by Elisa Figueroa

October 28, 2010

The buzz of the audience dies down as the house lights dim and the stage lights reveal a spinning disco ball. BAM! Ballroom dancers appear on the stage and in the aisles wearing sexy costumes.  Not the typical Broadway production. “Burn the Floor” played at the San Diego Civic Theater from Oct....

Cooler Than Me

Cooler Than Me

Story by Rachel Huddleston, Staff Writer

October 14, 2010

Flashing lights. Screaming fans. He walks on the stage and begins a song on piano. He abruptly jumps up and shouts, “San Diego are you ready?”  Mike Posner performed Sept. 17 at the House of Blues in San Diego, showcasing the songs from his newest album “31 Minutes to Takeoff.” “Put your...

Belles de Jour

Story by Angela Zhang, Staff Writer

October 12, 2010

For devoted GG fans, last season’s finale left a plethora of disgustingly juicy plotlines untied, inducing nervous nail-biting for audience members everywhere (including myself) anticipating the plot to unfold once again. Personally, the season opener couldn’t have been more exciting. The series...

Welcome To High Fashion

Story by Natalya Ballard, Staff Writer

October 12, 2010

The premiere of “America’s Next Top Model” cycle fifteen aired on Sept. 8 and audiences across the country were once again able to indulge in the petty dramas of a model’s life. However, along with a new season, the program seems to be trying to head in a new direction. Throughout the episode...

Romeo and Juliet

Story by Elisa Figueroa

October 8, 2010

“Two households, both alike in dignity…” The stage lights reveal a man standing in a burial vault. He speaks of the famous pair of star-crossed lovers. But something is different…Is the man wearing tattoo sleeves?  “Is this the right show?” The audience wonders. “There must be some mi...

Be Mused

Story by Kaylin Greene, Opinons Editor

October 7, 2010

Three huge, gray buildings loomed under the ceiling of SDSU’s Viejas Arena. Standing cold and institutional in front of a sold-out stadium, they symbolized another type of “Resistance,” led by the band Muse, who played in San Diego Sept 22. Passion Pit opened, warming up the anticipating crowd...

Geekfest

Geekfest

Story by Jocelyn Lee, Photo Editor

October 2, 2010

Hear that? Ryan Murphy is spilling on some spoilers for the next season of “Glee.” See that? Those people are all dressed up in an assortment of costumes for the Masquerade Ball. Smell that? These people just don’t know what deodorant is. San Diego Comic Con is something that I look forward...

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