‘Straw Dog’ barks but never bites

Andrew Fergin, Editor in Chief

September 22, 2011

When Straw Dogs hit theatres in 1971 it was controversial, challenged the maturity of its audience with a drawn out rape scene that highlighted the victim’s inner struggle with their feelings towards their rapist, and was staggeringly...

‘Our Idiot Brother,’ not just for idiots

Blake Lawless, Staff Writer

September 12, 2011

Our Idiot Brother seems as if it is a fun comedy for young adults, but surprisingly comes through with a lot of emotion and a theme of honesty and trust. It is a feel-good story about a goofy schlub named Ned, played by Paul ...

What the brochure doesn’t tell you about your first semester in college

Anna Reynolds, Staff Writer

September 12, 2011

Spending hours trying to find parking, struggling to locate your first class, being late to class and meeting new people are all what a student’s first semester at college is made up of. Most students probably thought that...

Chili Peppers are still with us

Joe Llorin, Staff Writer

September 12, 2011

After a two year hiatus, the Red Hot Chili Peppers made their return to the recording studio in 2009 to begin work on new material for their highly anticipated album I’m With You, which hit store shelves on August 29th, 2011. Not...

Jazz 88 Ocean Beach Music & Art Festival comes to the sand

Andrew Fergin, Editor in Chief

September 9, 2011

Sept. 10th, Newport Avenue in Ocean Beach will be transformed for the 6th annual Jazz 88 Ocean Beach Music & Art Festival.  Hosted by KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM, the festival is a celebration of a sound that has become increasingly...

‘Conan the Barbarian’ the new epic adventure

Gisela Lagos

August 30, 2011

“Conan the Barbarian” (2011) paid tribute to the original movies and character, while giving the story new and more human twist. In true Conan form, the movie gives the audience all the charm of the original movies.  An ep...

Mesa Dance Co. enchants ‘State of Mind’

Joe Vilayrath

July 18, 2011

  Many students and families were treated to a phenomenal show produced by the Mesa Dance Company titled “State of Mind” which was held at the Garfield Theatre at the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center from April...

Good libations await at West Coast Tavern

Lauren J. Mapp

July 18, 2011

San Diego hosts many restaurants where the craft cocktails are up to par with the menu’s equally scrumptious food items, but one must-try spot that tops the list is West Coast Tavern, located in North Park at 2895 University...

Designers, models prepare for 30th annual Golden Scissors fashion show

Lauren J. Mapp

July 18, 2011

The fashion department at San Diego Mesa College is preparing for the 30th Golden Scissors Fashion Show and Awards Gala, to be held on Friday May 13. This prestigious annual production will take place at the Sheraton Hotel...