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Review: “Oz the Great and Powerful”

By Anthony Gilbert

March 12, 2013


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By Anthony Gilbert | Staff Writer March 12, 2013 Director Sam Raimi (The Spider-Man Trilogy) and Disney's released their newest film "Oz the Great and Powerful" on Friday, March 8. The newest "Wizard of Oz" film tells the story of a magician that arrives in an enchanted land and is forced to d...

Making Music to Make a Difference

Making Music to Make a Difference

By Caroline Gay

March 8, 2013


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By Caroline Gay | Staff Writer March 8, 2012 It’s Tuesday at lunch, and the Unite to Light club at Dos Pueblos is buzzing with energy. President Sean Strong calls the meeting to order while vice president Margaux Shraiman stands poised at the whiteboard, marker in hand, ready to get down to b...

Album review: We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic

By Nick Morrison

February 28, 2013


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By Nick Morrison | Staff Writer February 28, 2013   American indie rock duo, "Foxygen", released their most recent album earlier this year entitled, "We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic"  with much anticipation from fans. The new album features heavy influences of 60's pop, ...

Movie Review: Identity Thief

By Anthony Gilbert

February 12, 2013


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By Anthony Gilbert | Staff Writer February 12, 2013 "She's having the time of his life." Seth Gordon's new film "Identity Thief" is a crime comedy about how a man gets his identity stolen and the journey he takes to get it back. "Identity Thief" stars Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy and hi...

Grammy 2013: Winners List

By Jason Paras

February 12, 2013


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By Jason Paras | Staff Writer February 12, 2013 The winners of the 55th anual Grammy Awards: Album of the Year: Mumford & Sons, Bable Record of the Year: Gotye feat. Kimbra, "Somebody That I Used to Know" Best New Artist: fun. Best Pop Vocal Album: Killy Clarkson, Stronger Son...

Zombie apocalypse anyone?

By Julia DeRogatis

February 5, 2013


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By Julia DeRogatis| Staff Writer February 5, 2013 Move over vampires, zombies are the biggest rage right now. From television shows, and books, to the most recent film, "Warm Bodies". After viewing the trailer, one would think "Warm Bodies" is just another supernatural over-dramatic roman...

Jennifer Lawrence: Outstanding Performer of the Year

By Carolyn Chau

February 5, 2013


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By Carolyn Chau | Staff Writer February 5, 2013 The night had been young, as well as the fans who had lined up the gates to see their idol. As they waited one could hear chatter amongst the crowd as various conversations began to erupt about her outfit or her "hot-ness". "Calling her a star is an understatement. She is definitely ...

“Anything In Return” album review

By Nick Morrison

February 4, 2013


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By Nick Morrison| Staff Writer February 4, 2013 American solo artist, Chazwick Bundick, known most commonly for his solo project, "Toro Y Moi" (a multi-lingual name translating to "The Bull and Me") released his third full length album titled, "Anything In Return." Toro Y Moi's sound can be clas...

Chris Tomlin burns through the Billboard charts

By Jason Paras

February 4, 2013


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By Jason Paras | Staff Writer February 4, 2013 This past week history was made as Christian contemporary music artist, Chris Tomlin, and his newest album "Burning Lights" claimed the title of Top-Selling Album on Billboard.com's weekly music charts. Although this being his first appearance...

SBIFF: An evening with Ben Affleck

SBIFF: An evening with Ben Affleck

By Emma Craine

January 27, 2013


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By Emma Craine | Managing Editor of Student Life January 27, 2013 As Haley and I walked with freshly brewed Starbucks, which clung in our tightly grasped hands, our knuckles were on the brink of turning opaquely white. The rain lightly fell on my once perfectly blow dried hair, and effectiv...

Tales of the Madman Underground Review

Tales of the Madman Underground Review

By Theresa Wagner

January 25, 2013


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By Theresa Wagner | Staff Writer January 25, 2012 Coming-of-age stories have had their spotlight bulb polished to a fair shine by the success of young adult novelist John Green, as well as the publicity granted from the recent stretching of Stephen Chbosky's The Perks of Being a Wallflower to the big screen. With this near plethora of easily found, quality book...

Kids Helping Kids “Light Up a Life”

By Jason Paras

January 14, 2013


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By Jason Paras | Staff Writer January 14, 2012 The Granada Theater in downtown Santa Barbara was in a new light as a crowd of around 1,600 people came together for one cause - to "Light Up a Life." Saturday night,  Kids Helping Kids, "an entirely student run nonprofit organization that is based o...

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