Why you should be an Avatar

By Blanca Torii ARTS&CULTURE EDITOR People are shallow. I mean literally. Our day to day is governed by what we see, hear, taste, touch, smell. We live more or less by our five senses. Yet there is one sense in particular that seems to dominate all others: sight. Two weeks […]

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“Django Unchained”: glamorizing or condemning slavery? Quentin Tarantino’s latest film was released in the winter to mixed reactions

By Chelsea Perera CONTRIBUTOR Quentin Tarantino’s latest film “Django Unchained,” starring Jamie Foxx and Kerry Washington, has been under scrutiny for what some say is an excessive amount of violence, particularly in regard to slavery in the antebellum south. Viewers familiar with Tarantino already know to expect the director’s signature […]

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El Ten Eleven discusses the dynamics of the duo: The Vista interviews instrumental rock duo who performed at UCSD’s The Loft

By Joe Aleshaki CONTRIBUTOR and Blanca Torii ARTS&CULTURE EDITOR El Ten Eleven never gets boring, whether live or recorded. The band is an instrumental rock duo consisting of Kristian Dunn as double-neck guitar/bass player and Tim Fogarty as acoustic/electronic drummer. Two Saturdays ago they played a sold-out show at University […]

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