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Fall Play Preview
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Fall Play Preview

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, this year’s fall production, is one of William Shakespeare’s most well-known plays. Ms. Ranae Bettger (Drama Dept.), who has experience in directing Shakespearean plays, promises an exciting and meaningful performance. Shakespearean plays are very challenging pieces to perform, forcing the actors to focus on physical and vocal communication due to the...

Panini Café
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Panini Café

From their paninis to their delicious kabobs, Panini Café provides a wide menu choice that is ideal for everyone. This restaurant serves delicious lunches and dinners as well as amazing desserts. Because of its laid back and comfortable environment, this restaurant is great for birthdays and anniversaries. In the Irvine location, they include a nice outside...

Audiotool, the next gen music tool
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Audiotool, the next gen music tool

With thousands of users and a rating of four and a half stars, Audiotool, an extension to Google Chrome, is a music maker that you can download and install in Chrome for free. Audiotool has a wide variety of instruments ranging from bass to drums to synths. People can create samples of their music and upload them, which other users...

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Welcome to Night Vale

“A friendly desert community where the sun is hot, the moon is beautiful, and mysterious lights pass overhead while we all pretend to sleep. Welcome to Night Vale,” radio host Cecil Baldwin says. The podcast Welcome to Night Vale begins. Welcome to Night Vale is a functional radio program hosted by Cecil Baldwin and written...

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Elephants take Dana Point

Over thirty vibrant, hand-painted, life-size baby elephant sculptures, created by celebrities and acclaimed artists, are currently on display throughout Dana Point Harbor Drive in what is known as the Elephant Parade. It was started in 2006 when a baby elephant named Mosha was injured and lost her leg. The creators of the Elephant Parade vowed...

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Sound Brush: an app review

Sound Brush is a unique app for creating quick tunes by coloring. Though lacking in full scales (making it an unideal application for those who want to professionally create music) it is still fun to play with for those with an ear for song. The simplicity of this app allows users to amuse themselves without...

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NBC fall shows

In your spare time or while you are trying to do homework with the TV on, make sure to watch some of the new and returning TV series this fall. Whether you are a fan of comedy, drama or mystery shows, National Broadcasting Company (NBC) has it all. A new drama series will be premiering...

Wake: a book review
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Wake: a book review

Readers typically choose to read what is most popular in the book industry. Regardless of whether people are avid readers, they tend to have an idea of what the popular books are, like Twilight, Harry Potter and The Hunger Games. Although many readers enjoy reading these popular series, it is also important not to lose sight of other, lesser-known...

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The Ocean at the End of the Lane

A man returns to where his childhood home used to stand, and he remembers. In Neil Gaiman’s The Ocean at the End of the Lane, a man sees a pond but remembers an ocean. The story is the fantastic but detached tale of his remembered childhood. As a child, the narrator starts finding coins in...