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2013: The Year in Review

2013: The Year in Review

Ariana Apostol-Dooley, Athletics Co-Editor

January 13, 2014


Filed under Entertainment & Technology, Uncategorized

Two thousand and thirteen was not only an impressive year in pop culture, but also an exciting one for world events. We watched as Miley Cyrus twerked her butt off at the VMAs, we saw "Catching Fire", the second book in the Hunger Games trilogy, skyrocket to become the top grossing movie of the year, an...

The Life of Brian: A Desperate Cry for Help

The Life of Brian: A Desperate Cry for Help

Yadin B., Entertainment Co-Editor

December 9, 2013


Filed under Entertainment & Technology

On November 24th, 2013, television lost one of its most enjoyable characters. After 14 strong years in the business, T.V. cartoon comedy Family Guy’s Brian Griffin was killed off in a tragic yet fatal car accident which left the Griffin family in tears.  Within minutes of this occurrence, the pub...

Beethoven’s “Triple Concerto” in C Major Op. 56

Adam Cohen, Contributing Writer

December 1, 2013


Filed under Entertainment & Technology

After a recent performance by the Eroica Trio accompanied by the Pacific Symphony on November 15, 2013 I finally understand what people mean when they say this piece was made for gods.  The Eroica Trio is made up of a violinist, a cellist, and a pianist. In a piece like this, the challenge is t...

A New Musical Era

A New Musical Era

Yadin B., Entertainment Co-Editor

November 11, 2013


Filed under Entertainment & Technology

Each year, the musical taste of society changes from genre to genre. We saw this with 80’s Rock, which led to the 2000’s with Hip-Hop/Pop. Today, the musical genre that has taken the world by storm is Electronic Dance Music. Electronic Dance Music (EDM) has many sub-genres in it. From House...

Tragic #Twerk

Tragic #Twerk

Emily Rosen, Entertainment Co-Editor

November 11, 2013


Filed under Entertainment & Technology

Unless you have been living in a bubble, you know what twerking is. Everyone is doing it, and Miley Cyrus singlehandedly ruined it for everyone. Before I elaborate on the art of twerking, here is a little background on it… According to Wikipedia, “Twerking was introduced into hip-hop culture by w...

Women Take Charge in Comedy

Ronnie Hecht, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2013


Filed under Entertainment & Technology, Uncategorized

Comedy is an area of drama that has been male-dominated for the past few centuries. It started in ancient Greece with Aristophanes of Byzantium in the form of satire plays. The Elizabethan Era rolled in around the 16th century and the great bard himself, William Shakespeare, popularized comedy in pl...

“Gravity” BlockBuster Is Out Of This World

“Gravity” BlockBuster Is Out Of This World

Ari Zwiren, Editor-In-Chief

October 29, 2013


Filed under Entertainment & Technology

Outer space. Darkness. Complete silence. Outside of the earth’s atmosphere is complete solitude. It’s normal to look up and wonder what it would be like to float around in utter silence, in total isolation. The silver screen is the closest that 99% of people get to experience of the vacuum that ...

My Ideal Prom Dress

My Ideal Prom Dress

Emily R, Entertainment Co-Editor

May 5, 2011


Filed under Entertainment & Technology

Whenever I look in magazines, I see advertisements for extremely gaudy, tacky, flashy, bright, puffy prom dresses. Those dresses are so elaborate and ridiculous, but I wish I had the guts to wear one to prom. Being the neurotic conformist that I am, I would never actually wear a dress like that, but I ...

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