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Happy Hour of the Week: Thirsty Thursdays at the Pacific Beach Bar & Grill

September 15, 2010

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Happy Hour of the Week: Thirsty Thursdays at the Pacific Beach Bar & Grill By Trixie Gonzalez Fridays usually indicate the weekend for many, but for college students the official weekend begins Thursday. PB Bar & Grill...

App of the Week: NetNewsWire

September 15, 2010

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By Jimmy Piraino Ever get tired of going to your favorite blogs and news sites only to be bombarded by pop-up ads and useless blinking banners? Well Mac, iPad, and iPhone users now have a way to enjoy their favorite news stories...

Review: “Resident Evil: Afterlife”

September 15, 2010

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Review by: Mila Pantovich “Resident Evil: Afterlife” Director/Writer: Paul W.S. Anderson Genre: Action/Science Fiction Rating: R Runtime: 97 min. “Resident Evil: Afterlife” is the fourth film in the “Resident Evil” ser...

Dropping 9/14

September 15, 2010

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Media Credits: Thumbnail: Linkin Park "A Thousand Suns" album Above Image: Prince of Persia Albums: The Walkmen – “Lisbon” – Fat Possum/Bella Union The Walkmen had their start in 2000 and are now approaching the ...

Memories Outlast iPods: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Experiences

September 6, 2010

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By Candice Wyatt Photo Credit: realadventures.com MasterCard is right. For every materialistic product we purchase, there’s a dollar amount attached to it.  Experiences and memories, however, are unique and priceless.  There...

Midnight Madness: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

September 6, 2010

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By Candice Wyatt The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a 1975 horror musical starring Tim Curry and Susan Sarandon.  The spoofs and random details such as a transvestite character from the planet of Transsexual, in the galaxy of...

WOW! It’s Been 20 Years!

September 6, 2010

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Weeks of Welcome events offer ways to get involved in campus life By Jenna Jauregui: Digital Media Manager If you haven’t heard, CSUSM is celebrating its 20-year anniversary this school year!  Current students are part of Cali...

Check This: App of the Week

September 6, 2010

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By Candice Wyatt Chase banking customers and iPhone owners can now enjoy an updated application from Chase that allows customers to electronically deposit checks into your account without ever visiting an ATM machine or talking...

In Theaters: “Machete”

September 6, 2010

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By Mila Pantovich Photo Credit: moviecarpet.com Robert Rodriguez is clearly doing what he loves to do most in “Machete,” his most recent homage to the B-films of the 1960s and 1970s. Derived from a fake trailer that he created...

Dropping This Week 9/7

September 6, 2010

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By Rebekah Green That Evening Sun Director Scott Teems’ fourth film is an independent gem based on a short story by William Gay entitled “I Hate To See That Evening Sun Go Down.” The film’s adaptation revolves around...

UnRAVEling the Truth About Raves

August 31, 2010

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By Candice Wyatt: Arts and Entertainment Editor Graphic by Rachael Danyew The rave movement has turned what were once underground dance parties into nationalized events involving tens of thousands of attendees.  The recent...

Get Involved in the Arts

August 31, 2010

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By Candice Wyatt: Arts and Entertainment Editor Last fall marked the launch of the Arts Association, a student organization that has quickly became an outlet for creative expression to any CSUSM student who wants to participate. “We...

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