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Inexpensive makeup for the girl on the go

Inexpensive makeup for the girl on the go

February 27, 2013

I spend too much money on makeup. I own all the crazy-shaped brushes, rainbow-hued palettes and I have enough red lipstick to literally paint the town...

Rapper keeps realness

Ruben Perez, Reporter

February 27, 2013

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Hoodie Allen’s new mixtape “Crew Cuts” was released for free on his website Feb. 20, and it’s worth the download. Allen has been making music independently since he started and doesn’t shy away from the fact that he’s a middle-class white guy who went to college. “Crew Cuts” has a surprising amount of realness, in the sense that he isn’t talking about...

New and almost improved

Tyler Goucher, Reporter

January 30, 2013

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A$AP Rocky’s newest album since his “LiveLoveA$AP” debut in 2011, “LongLiveA$AP” is surprisingly a big step up for the young artist. Several mainstream artists are scattered throughout the album, contributing to the wide array of styles and sounds. A$AP has definitely upped his game in the vocals department, which is evident on almost every track. He is good about...

This bedtime story is all grown up

Alana Garrett, Reporter

January 30, 2013

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Not just a children’s fairy-tale anymore, Hansel and Gretel are witch hunters. The age-old children’s fairytale has finally come to the big screen. “Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters” opened in theaters Friday January 25. Director Tommy Wirkola, who has also produced the 2009 zombie comedy “Dead Snow,” directed the film. The film stars Jeremy Renner, who has...

Nintendo’s brand-new console is a hit

Nintendo’s brand-new console is a hit

November 28, 2012

A new console cycle is upon us, and in what should be a surprise to no one Nintendo is leading the charge. It’s been seven years since Nintendo released...

The best mixtape you’ll ever watch

The best mixtape you’ll ever watch

November 28, 2012

Captain Murphy is hip-hop’s new mysterious character. Internet buzz has generated around this new artist who has only appeared on the web and as a cartoon,...

Bad Brains ‘Into the Future’ goes back to the past

Graham C Wheat, Reporter

November 28, 2012

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The newest album from punk rock legends Bad Brains, “Into The Future,” resonates with the signature riffs and frenetic sound the hardcore superstars are known for while continuing to create interesting reggae that fans have grown accustomed to. Though the group has been a staple for punk rock listeners since the early ’80s, the newest album somehow manages to remain...

Last ‘Twilight’ more than just sparkly vampires

Hannah Breeland, Reporter

November 28, 2012

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The sun has finally set or, in this case, risen on the “Twilight” franchise, bringing an end to sparkly, love-sick vampires and shirtless werewolves. “Breaking Dawn Part 2” was released on Nov. 16, and I have to say it was the best in the series, although where “Twilight” is concerned, that isn’t saying very much. It’s the same theme as the last four,...

‘AC:3’ has its lows but is still worth it

‘AC:3’ has its lows but is still worth it

November 15, 2012

Assassin’s Creed: III is the latest sequel to the long-running Assassin’s Creed series. So many gamers are fans of this series that AC: III grossed...

New disappointing rap collaboration

New disappointing rap collaboration

Ruben Perez, Reporter

November 15, 2012

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E-40 and Too $hort have come together to create the double album “History: Function and Mob Music.” With two of the biggest names in Bay Area rap,...

Lotus’ new album breaks boundaries

Omar Oseguera, Photo and Multimedia Editor

October 17, 2012

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“Until The Quiet Comes” is the new album by producer Flying Lotus released on Warp Records. The album is Lotus’ return from his phenomenal 2010 release, “Cosmogramma,” which was a mind-expanding piece of free-jazz-influenced production. “Until The Quiet Comes” is Lotus returning to a more narrow approach to beat making, but still breaking boundaries and showcasing...

Game remake worth wait

Robin Shin, Photographer

October 17, 2012

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To all the Pokemon fans out there, the release of the animated promo for the release of “Pokemon Black and White 2,” was only an addition of high expectations upon the anticipation they already had. The moment I saw the promo, I was hyped up about the release of the first numbered sequel to the Pokemon series. There was a promotional event going on in GameStop, giving...

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