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New Cave Spider in Oregon

September 12, 2012

Filed under Entertainment, World News

By jennifer Alcocer A new species of spider was discovered in a branch of caves in Oregon by a group of citizen-scientists from the state's branch of the Western Cave Conservancy organization. The scientists had been studying...

Toddlers and Tiaras

September 10, 2012

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

By Shirin Bansal TLC’s hit series Toddlers and Tiaras, which first aired in 2009, deals with the concept of pre-adolescent beauty pageantry, a tradition in many parts of the United States in which   1 to 12 year-olds are dressed in over-the-top and oftentimes risque costumes b...

Expendable?… Perhaps.

September 4, 2012

Filed under Entertainment

By John Krepelka The sequel to the 2010 summer action spectacle of the same name, The Expendables 2, which premiered August 17, promised fans of the genre a film which was bigger and bolder than its critically-maligned predecessor. With a more diverse cast, and larger set-pieces, The E...

Super Heroes Smash Hollywood

June 8, 2012

Filed under Entertainment

By Tram Huynh As you stroll into the mall, you spontaneously decide that you want to go to the movies. Going through the list of films on the display, you note the titles to see which one strikes your interest: Men in Black III,...

Body Modification: A Fad to Pass

June 8, 2012

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

By Jessica Stephenson Fashion and appearance can be important for many different reasons.  We use our looks in our everyday lives to try and express ourselves, and let others know who we are.  Often times people who prefer the same sense of style flock together.  Freedom of self-expression i...

Bad Seed is a Good Production

November 22, 2011

Filed under Entertainment

By Leslie Burnett and Tram Huynh On November 3 through the 5, Branham’s fall production Bad Seed was performed in the new Performing Arts Center. The play is about an eight-year-old girl named Rhoda Penmark, played by sopho...

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

November 18, 2011

Filed under Entertainment

By Jessica Stephenson Have you been searching for the ultimate thief, warrior, mage, assassin, or dragon slaying game? If you have, then Skyrim is perfect for you. Whether you are a fan of the Elder Scrolls or have never even heard of the ...

Black Keys Play at San Jose City College

November 18, 2011

Filed under Entertainment

By Matt Casey The Black Keys played at San Jose City College on Friday, November 11. It was rainy and cold, and still it was a great concert. The concert was sponsored by Microsoft in honor of the Microsoft store opening in Valley Fai...

Scotty McCreery’s New CD: “Clear As Day”

October 25, 2011

Filed under Entertainment

By Courtney Kendall Scotty McCreery rocked the stage in 2010, becoming the youngest male American Idol winner. Now he is rocking the country music world at the age of seventeen. Scotty's new CD, Clear as Day, captures both sides of h...

Blink-182 Still Delivers

October 19, 2011

Filed under Entertainment

By Ryan Bowen and Aidan Delaney Once again, the Honda Civic Tour has come to the Bay Area. This year, one of their goals was to raise money for the people of Japan devastated by the Tsunami in March. Joining them in their q...

Pinup Productions’ Battle of the Bands down to Final Six

October 17, 2011

Filed under Entertainment

By Aidan Delaney It’s that time of year again. The final round of the PinUp Productions Battle of the Bands is drawing near. One of the biggest surprises this year is the lack of diversity of genres in the lineup.   The...

Owen and Urban Rock the Night

October 9, 2011

Filed under Entertainment

By Cassidi Lauck On Saturday October 1 Jake Owen and Keith Urban performed an amazing show at HP Pavilion. Jake Owen opened the show and played an energy-filled 40 minutes. Although there were a lot of empty seats when he started,...

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