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From Black Ink to the Silver Screen

From Black Ink to the Silver Screen

March 15, 2012
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Frances Lauten | Staff Writer | March 15, 2012  The first few pages of The Invention of Hugo Cabret are pictures--pictures of Paris, of a train station, of smoke and a crowd and finally of a little boy vanishing into the wall. This peculiar format lasts throughout the book--a book that translates wel...

Jersey Mikes–the new kid on the block

March 15, 2012
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By Jamie Chilton | Staff Writer | March 14, 2012 Succulent subs, fresh meat, light veggies, and the perfect dressing. Dos Pueblos students lined up in a rush, trailing out of the newly opened Jersey Mike’s in gangs of 5 to 10, awaiting the surprise of the new sub on the block. The deal offered to...

Restaurant Review: Via Maestra

Restaurant Review: Via Maestra

By Sarah O'Hara
January 19, 2012
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Sarah O'Hara | Staff Writer| January 19, 2012 Located on upper State Street, Via Maestra is a little slice of Italian heaven. The restaurant has been serving up authentic Italian breakfast, lunch and dinner since 2001. Once you get inside the restaurant it can get a bit cramped but it’s all worth ...

War Horse Review

War Horse Review

By Michael Aling
January 13, 2012
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Michael Aling | Staff Writer | January 13, 2012 World War I was the most terrible conflict of its time. Men lined up in trenches, and charged across battlefields amongst clouds of mustard gas and exploding mortar shells. The terror and bloodshed spread across Europe, demanding enormous sacrifice from t...

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo starts series with a bang

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo starts series with a bang

January 11, 2012
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By Ben Sutton | Co Editor-in-Chief | January 11, 2012 When I went to go see "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," I had no idea what to expect, but I left very satisfied. This movie's greatness is exemplified by its difficulty to categorize. Part action, part horror, part romance, and a big part ...

Restaurant review: Renaud’s Patisserie

Restaurant review: Renaud’s Patisserie

By Emma Redick
December 14, 2011
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Emma Redick | Staff Writer | December 14, 2011 Santa Barbara is home to a variety of ethnic cuisines. From Greek to Indian, Mexican to Irish, Thai to Italian, and, nestled in the corner of Loreto Plaza, is a little slice of France. With locations in Loreto Plaza and on upper State Stre...

Assassin’s Creed: Revelations loses its luster in Constantinople

Assassin’s Creed: Revelations loses its luster in Constantinople

December 13, 2011
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Ben Sutton | Co-Editor-in-Chief | December 13, 2011 The sun rises over the Bosphorus. You stand on the top of the Hagia Sophia, silently watching as your prey innocently meanders through the crowded streets below. The year is 1511, and you are Ezio Auditore da Firenze, head of the Assassin Order. In an ins...

Modern Warfare 3 review

Modern Warfare 3 review

November 21, 2011
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By Brennon Goss | Staff | November 21, 2011 On Tuesday November 9, Infinity Ward's most recent creation: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 smashed all 24 hour sale records not just in the video game genre, but in the entire entertainment industry. Over the course of a single day, MW3 sold 6.5 million cop...

I like this school play and willingly could waste my time in it

November 19, 2011
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By Megan Leckie | Staff | November 19, 2011 The PAC has lit up with lights, sounds, and catchy pop ballads with “Like You Like It”, a feel-good comedy set in a high school during the 1980’s. The production has everything you would expect of the time period: synthesisers, clashing neon colors, ...

Movie review: Moneyball

Movie review: Moneyball

October 6, 2011
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Jason Paras | Staff | October 6, 2011 "Moneyball": the classic and very predictable baseball story of an underrated coach and his team rising to the occasion, is interestingly portrayed from the perspective that there are more aspects to America’s national pastime than what happens on the field. Directed by Bannett Miller, the movie present...

Movie Review: The Lion King 3D

Movie Review: The Lion King 3D

October 3, 2011
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Frances Lauten and Vanessa Massel | Staff and Editor| October 3, 2011     By Frances Lauten When I was a child, like many of my peers, I saw "The Lion King" for the very first time. I watched it on my babysitter's television; you know, the ones that weighed three tons and had static running up and down the screen. I thought it was wonderful, and even stole...

Movie review: Drive

Movie review: Drive

September 26, 2011
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Harry Menear | Entertainment Editor | September 27, 2011 A modern cinema audience is used to fast paced, in your face action. People expect the fists to fly and villains to die in droves. And heaven forbid that for a moment or two the pace should slow so the audience can know a little about what makes the characters tick. Drive, directed by Nic...

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