‘Perks’ Stays True to Story

Mark Gridley, Staff Writer

October 16, 2012

Filed under Features, Movies

Contrary to popular belief, “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” isn’t a self-help guide for shy people. Instead it is a charming coming-of-age film based on the 1999 novel of the same name. With a wonderful story and beautiful...

The Green Flash pitches perfect trifecta

Kimmy Bloom, Staff Writer

October 12, 2012

Filed under Features, Food, Restaurants

You’ve scored yourself a hot date. Way to go! Being the gentlemen you are, you’re looking for the perfect place to impress the lucky girl. There are so many different considerations to take into account before making such a big decision. Is she a su...

Baby ukulele produces ‘grand’ sound

Andrew Fernandez, Staff Writer

October 11, 2012

Filed under Features, Music, Uncategorized

When one thinks of the ukulele, they may think of a toy instrument to be taken lightly or maybe the child famous on Youtube for covering Jason Mraz’s “I’m Yours.” Jake Shimabukuro is one ukulele player who redefines the...


Jimmy Spillane, Staff Writer

October 11, 2012

Filed under Features, Movies, Top Stories

Bryan Mills returns in the sequel to Taken in order to save himself and his family from the Albanian terrorists once and for all. Bryan Mills played by Liam Neeson must fight the gangsters from Tripoga in Istanbul at every...

‘Retribution’ punishes fans of the series

Curtis Manlapig, Sports Editor

September 25, 2012

Filed under Features, Movies

Alice is back in the fifth installment of the popular zombie franchise "Resident Evil: Retribution", and to continue with the theme of its predecessors, she is the human’s last hope to save the world from the living dead. Alice,...

Minimal pop in ‘Coexist’

Andrew Fernandez, Staff Writer

September 11, 2012

Filed under Entertainment, Features, Music

Three years after their popular and critically acclaimed self-tilted LP, the XX (stylized as “xx”) release their sophomore album “Coexist”. Formed in London in 2008, the group emerged in the music scene with a splash and...

Top movies coming this fall

Joe Llorin, Features Editor

September 11, 2012

Filed under Entertainment, Features, Movies

Ask anyone­- this summer has been one of the hottest we’ve ever experienced- and not just literally. It’s been a sizzling year in a wide assortment of categories like politics, science, sports and of course, movies. “The...

Bay gets festive

Kyla Brown, Staff Writer

September 6, 2012

Filed under Entertainment, Features

The 18th annual Pacific Islander Festival is geared up to party island style through live music, dance performances, and mouthwatering food Sept. 22-23 at Ski Beach in Mission Bay. The festival will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday...

‘Sound of My Voice’ a hard film to follow

Lauren J. Mapp, Editor-in-Chief

April 24, 2012

Filed under Features, Movies

Mystery, intrigue and more than a hint of wrong doing infiltrate the trailer, but screenwriter and actor Brit Marling’s newest film “Sound of My Voice” will disappoint anyone hoping for the next big psychological thriller. Directed...