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Breaking Dawn Part Two

By Ella Jensen
November 20, 2012
Filed under A&E, Reviews

By Ella Jensen | Staff Writer November 20, 2012 On Wednesday, November 14th, a large group of hardcore fans gathered at the Arlinglton theater in downtown Santa Barbara to see the end of a world famous saga. The Twilight Saga, "Breaking Dawn: Part 2" premiered world wide last week and drew in hun...

Highway has big success at local band competition

By Ella Jensen
October 31, 2012
Filed under A&E, News

By Ella Jensen | Staff Writer October 31, 2012 While many of Dos Pueblos' students were out dancing at the homecoming dance, "Highway," a local band consisting of Dos Pueblos and Santa Barbara high school students, courageously competed in Battle of the Bands in front of a large crowd at Santa Bar...

Night at Velvet Jones was “radical”

By Denise Trzesowski
October 29, 2012
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By Denise Trzesowski | Staff Writer October 29, 2012 Last Sunday night, October 21 at 10 pm, Santa Barbara got a taste of new music when the band "Radical Something" hit the stage at Velvet Jones at downtown Santa Barbara. With their California sun rocking songs, band members Alex Lagermann, Josh C...

“Red” Review

By Nina Graybill
October 25, 2012
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By Nina Graybill | Staff Writer  October 25, 2012 Pop superstar, Taylor Swift is topping charts again with her fourth album "Red." In the middle of August, Swift announced her album title and which followed up with five singles. At a Stand-Up to cancer event in September, Swift sang a s...

Justin Bieber vs. One Direction

Justin Bieber vs. One Direction

By Jason Paras
October 17, 2012
Filed under A&E, Opinion

By Jason Paras | Staff Writer October 17, 2012 "Directioners" and "Beliebers" draw your swords and prepare for battle because it's time to settle one of the largest disputes of entertainment society today. Between the "swagged-out" Justin Bieber, and the sensitive, woman-swooning, five piece boy band One Directio...

The makings of a Dos Pueblos thespian

The makings of a Dos Pueblos thespian

By Bethany Laskin
October 15, 2012
Filed under A&E, Features

By Bethany Laskin | Staff Writer October 15, 2012 They get pumped while putting on an abundance of stage make-up and hair pins. They practice various accents in their off hours. They dream of singing showtune medleys every night on Broadway. These are the theater kids of Dos Pueblos. While most DP students revolve...

“The Perks of Being a Wallflower” Review

“The Perks of Being a Wallflower” Review

By Caroline Gay
October 9, 2012
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By Caroline Gay | Staff Writer October 9, 2012 Among a plethora of cheesy and superficial movies aimed at a teenage audience, "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" shines through as a genuine and heartfelt film in the genre. Adapted from the beloved novel by Stephen Chbosky, "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" is the story of the ...

ABC’s “Revenge” Review

By Ella Jensen
October 8, 2012
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By Ella Jensen | Staff Writer October 8, 2012 Last summer, commercials for ABC's new television show, "Revenge" hit the television networks by storm with intriguing commercials giving a sneak peak of all the excitement that the show had to offer. In the beginning of May, "Revenge" was schedul...

Highway’s travels to Dos Pueblos

By Carolyn Chau
October 5, 2012
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By Carolyn Chau | Staff Writer October 5, 2012 Wednesday in the greek, DP's very own student band, "Highway" performed with a set list varying from Katy Perry covers, to their own original songs. The band "Highway" is an alternative/rock band consisting of 5 teenage boys aspiring to have so...

Fall TV show preview

Fall TV show preview

By Julia DeRogatis
September 24, 2012
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By Julia DeRogatis | Staff Writer September 24, 2012 It's the 5th week of school, and everyday the month of October keeps creeping up on us which can only mean one thing: fall TV shows! After their heart-pounding finales that left us yelling "Are you kidding me? That's the end?,"  our favor...

Finale of the Hunger Games

Finale of the Hunger Games

June 4, 2012
Filed under A&E, The Hunger Games

Eating Section | June 4, 2012 Harry: I am a lone pizza-consuming wolf When the final battleground was decided upon, the others immediately wasted no time in bickering over access to Plaza Deli. Kristen bagsied it, Ben vetoed the bagsy, negotiations ground to a halt. I, however, had a much bette...

Movie Review – The Avengers

Movie Review – The Avengers

May 18, 2012
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Megan Leckie | Staff Writer | May 18, 2012 Admittedly, when I first saw the trailers for yet another comic book adaptation from Marvel, I cringed and began to worry more desperately than usual for the future of the film industry. I can’t help but be skeptical of huge budget films that employ the most...

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