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Grammy 2013: Winners List

By Jason Paras

February 12, 2013

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

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

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

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

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'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

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

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

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...

The Wha Wha’s make their way to the top

By Caroline Gay

December 20, 2012

By Caroline Gay | Staff Writer December 18, 2012 On December 5, 2012, a well-known, up-and-coming local teen band known as The Wha Wha's performed at Dos Pueblos High School, playing in the Greek at lunchtime. The Charger Account sat down with the two DP students in the band, Maxton Schulte, sop...

Tinsel, Tutus and Tights: DP’s annual male ballet

Tinsel, Tutus and Tights: DP’s annual male ballet

By Bethany Laskin

December 17, 2012

By Bethany Laskin | Staff Writer December 17, 2012 When the holiday season comes around Dos Pueblos, the best gift any of us could receive doesn't come with wrapping paper and bows, but rather in the form of tutus and 'graceful' dance moves. It's Holiday Package's infamous male ballet. For t...

Awaking From “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”: A Review

By Nick Morrison

November 28, 2012

By Nick Morrison | Staff Writer November 28, 2012 Dos Pueblos’ most recent theatrical production is a “steam-punk” (Victorian England Hell-bent on steam power) rendition of Shakespeare's "Midsummer Night’s Dream". The production was shown on three separate nights and had a humble, yet e...

Breaking Dawn Part Two

By Ella Jensen

November 20, 2012

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...

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