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Will Ferrell plays nine positions

Tami Benedict

March 11, 2015

Baseball and Will Ferrell fans rejoice, for today Ferrell will be playing all nine positions during five different Spring Training games. Ferrell and HBO teamed up with Major League Baseball to film a Funny or Die segment that will be dedicated to fighting cancer. As many baseball lovers know, MLB h...

Don’t worry – Fifty Shades will fade away

Tami Benedict

February 26, 2015

Fifty Shades of Grey was released in theaters last week and people have gone ape shit over it. Over the three day weekend, Fifty Shades broke box offices records making $85.17 million being the fourth all-time best opening. Before the movie was released, people were still losing their minds over th...

Why ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat Matters

Why ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat Matters

Catherine Uy

February 23, 2015

Screenshot of Hudson Yang in Fresh off the Boat (ABC) As she opens up her purple Rugrats lunch bag, she’s excited to find the food that her mother cooked for her. Inside the plastic container are chow mein noodles with stir-fried meat and vegetables. Wrapped in foil are one of her favorite snack...

The Teardown: Escape Dead Island

The Teardown: Escape Dead Island

Michael Leri

February 19, 2015

Platforms: PS3, Xbox 360, PC Release Date: November 18, 2014 Average Score: 40, 32, 52 I didn’t think it would happen, on the first Teardown of 2015 no less, but a game for this column finally broke me. I didn’t finish Escape Dead Island. However, I didn’t need to endure the entirety of the game to come to the conclusion tha...

Making Dollars Out of Death

Fayola Perry

February 6, 2015

You're on your evening commute, riding the 28 bus to Daly City Bart station, and you decide to take a look at your Twitter timeline to see what new kale recipes and animal rights issues your friends have decided to center their tweets around today. Your eyes get big as you notice the hashtag “RIP”...

“Saints Row IV: Re-Elected” Deserves Impeachment

“Saints Row IV: Re-Elected” Deserves Impeachment

Michael Leri

February 5, 2015

Saints Row IV was a colossal bummer on all fronts. Remastered games generally give titles a second chance to right the wrongs of its first release or at least yield a more convenient way to access the classics. There's a reason why companies keep gussying up old titles and putting them on new hardware. Co...

No charges for red Power Ranger in sword killing

Olympia Zampathas

February 4, 2015

Ricardo Medina Jr., more commonly known as the red Power Ranger from the series in 2002, has been released from jail with no charges after allegedly stabbing and killing his roommate, Joshua Sutter, with a sword on Saturday. The Los Angeles county sheriff's department says that the actor will not be charg...

Former Power Ranger stabs and kills roommate with sword

Olympia Zampathas

February 2, 2015

It's the end of a sad weekend for Power Ranger fans. Former red power ranger, Ricardo Medina Jr., famous for his role on Power Rangers Wild Force in 2002, has been arrested for allegedly stabbing and killing his roommate, Joshua Sutter, on Saturday afternoon in Palmdale, Calif. The 36-year old re...

Exploring the Creative Arts Building

Olympia Zampathas

January 21, 2015

Exploring different departments on your university campus can lead to some interesting encounters and some fun videos. We were lucky enough to have Miguel Verdugo and David Bookbinder let us record them performing Grand Duo Concertant Op. 48. Filmed, produced, and edited by Jannelle Garcia, Jayda M...

The Interview – a breakdown of the shakedown

The Interview – a breakdown of the shakedown

Olympia Zampathas

December 22, 2014

So, assuming that you’re not totally disconnected from the media, you’ve probably heard that a certain movie that was supposed to premiere on Christmas Day is not going to be shown in theaters because of terrorist threats - and if you haven’t heard the news, that sentence might sound a little crazy...

Haters gonna hate, but that doesn’t stop TSwift: a review of 1989

Olympia Zampathas

November 18, 2014

Seems like the haters really are not making much of an impact on Taylor Swift as of lately. Her newest album, 1989, sold 1.287 million copies in the first week alone. That is the most any album has sold since The Eminem Show, which sold 1.3 million copies in the first week, in 2002. Here is Swift's reacti...

Twist of Fate – Destiny Review

Twist of Fate – Destiny Review

Michael Leri

September 16, 2014

Platforms: PS3, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360 Release Date: September 9, 2014 Destiny is the child spun out of divorce. After splitting from Microsoft in 2007 and subsequently the Halo franchise, developer Bungie has executed a vision of the next generation of shooters that feels like it was thought up bef...

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