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Things to do in November

Things to do in November

November 16, 2011

Digitized: Amazon’s PC Perks, Mass Effect 3 and more

by Cody Franklin

October 19, 2011

Break out the chips and dip, crack open a ice cold soda, and press play: Digitized is here to stay! Amazon's new digital pre-order system includes great discounts Not having to spend your cash months in advan on a game ...

Having a big heart with a small wallet

by Stephanie Schauer

October 15, 2011

Dating is tough enough on its own, but in this economy it can reach a whole new level. Based on what people see in movies, on television and read in novels, they hold this romanticized impression you have to spend a lot of money to ...

DA Radio: Not enough ‘movement’ in Occupy protest

by Chris Pocock

October 15, 2011

Within a week, the bite of this assembly has evaporated. The thousand protesters occupying last week have dwindled down to a few hundred. Opinion Editor, Chris Pocock, discusses the movement. Listen to his full column below or...

JAM: Protest Playlist

by Mark Jacobo

October 14, 2011

In light of the recent “Occupy Wall Street” protests that are taking place in New York City and 70 other cities in the U.S.—including San Diego—I have decided to dedicate today’s blog to just a handful of classic protest...

The Death of Rock ‘N’ Roll

by Trenton Villanueva

October 14, 2011

In the world of rock ‘n’ roll, subgenres have come and gone in a blink of an eye. These subgenres—like punk, metal, or grunge—follow a bell curve to popularity. They begin as well-knit musical movements of angst and are gradually driven towards popula...

DA Radio: Crows, booze and sunrise

by Matt Doran

October 13, 2011

As he battles frenzied birds and an existential crisis, Matt Doran finds himself confronted with his future and its implications, insomuch as a hungover 27-year-old can grasp. Listen to his full column below or download it here (right-click and save link as an mp3). ...

Feed Your Brain

by Dasha Sakharova

October 13, 2011

We're almost halfway through the semester. You know what that means -- midterms. It’s officially my seventh week as a graduate student, and I am just now starting to get a grip of the pace, my schedule and priorities. Tha...

Digitized: Call of Duty Shocks, Sony Awes, Rage Disappoints

by Cody Franklin

October 11, 2011

Games ahoy! Here's a quick rundown of this week's video game news -- so now you can't blame midterms for being behind on video game trends.   Sony's “Michael” commercial a tearjerker Sony recently launch...