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Art Exhibit at de Young Museum

November 2, 2010


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By Natasha Halarnkar, staff writer Want to enjoy the Paris experience without emptying your wallet?   Now, the de Young Museum in San Francisco has made the experience possible by bringing over a large collection of the prized paintings from the Musée d’ Orsay in Paris, France. The Musée d...

Pixar animates Bay Area

October 11, 2010


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By Megan Keefer OAKLAND – The Oakland Museum’s “Pixar: 25 Years of Animation” exhibition is where everyone’s inner child comes to play. From the earliest sketches of characters to the latest computer animations, the exhibition guides the visitor into the magical world of Pixar. Upon walking into the exhi...

Fools, court jesters and Snooki

October 7, 2010


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By Rob Sloan and Barb Foss Once upon a time, the very notion of hips that swiveled caused the TV network censors to eliminate any shots of Elvis Presley below the waist as he sang to the screaming and adoring teenage girls in the audience of the Ed Sullivan show during the mid-1950s. Too suggestive they pronounced, and clear evidence ...

Modern Day Kids hit it big time

October 5, 2010


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By Charley Kassabian, A&E editor Many young musicians dream of having their names in lights, playing sold out tours while fans line up to buy their hit CDs. For Modern Day Kids, that dream is quickly becoming a reality. Alternative pop-punk band Modern Day Kids,  commonly known as MDK, is composed of Cal sophomores Tyler Stimpson and Matt Sal...

Teens express themselves with Tumblr

October 5, 2010


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By Ysabella Pena Looking for an online sanctuary free of parental interference? Tumblr.com is a place where students are free to express themselves through Internet blogging. Tumblr puts a whole different spin on web blogging with its user friendly click-and-go options. Unlike Facebook, Tumblr...

Cal High fist pumps to ‘Jersey Shore’

October 5, 2010


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By Emily Gross The cast members of  “Jersey Shore” are a strange and foreign tribe that have invaded our country with their fake tans, big hair and ridiculous language. For those who have been living under a rock for the past year, “Jersey Shore” is a reality show that documents the lives of eight crazy p...

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