Little band rocks like a hurricane

Joe Llorin, Staff Writer

September 22, 2011

Filed under Features, Music

Hold on to your hats, ladies and gentlemen – there’s a music-making hurricane coming through San Diego and it’s anything but little. Little Hurricane is the dirty blues, hard rocking power duo of guitarist and singer...

Oyster and shiitake mushrooms add earthy flavor to a classic breakfast dish

Lauren J. Mapp, Features Editor

September 22, 2011

Filed under Features, Restaurants

The move toward a more sustainable world culture has inspired many to eat locally-grown food, shop at farmers markets and consume less meat; mushrooms can provide a tasty alternative to tofu. Oftentimes the classic button mushroom...

‘Straw Dog’ barks but never bites

Andrew Fergin, Editor in Chief

September 22, 2011

Filed under Features, Movies, Uncategorized

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

Filed under Features, Movies

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

Filed under Featured A&E, Features

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

Filed under Features, Music

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

Filed under Featured A&E, Features

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...

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