“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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Between Lions

By Blanca Torii ARTS&CULTURE EDITOR Attraction tends to happen without willpower or prior planning. The theory of attraction is associated with subtheories: opposites attract, we’re going to marry a version of our fathers or mothers and we want what we can’t have. Despite the factors of abandon and inevitability, of […]

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