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Ending hunger one bowl at a time

Middle College High School student Arling Apaez (left) decides which bowl to purchase at the annual Empty Bowls Project held outside of the Applied Arts Building on Friday. The event is hosted jointly by the art and culinary arts departments to raise awareness of food scarcity in the United States with the ultimate goal of ending 
hunger.

By Christian Urrutia, Photo Editor

October 14, 2014

The combined efforts of the culinary arts and art departments raised around $2,000 to fight hunger on Friday, marking the fourth year the college has hosted the Empty Bowls Project. The event took place outside of the Three Seasons Restaurant and the Applied Arts Building from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The...

Weezer ignites late comeback

Weezer ignites late comeback

By Jared Amdahl, Staff Writer

October 7, 2014

On Tuesday, Los Angeles-based rock band Weezer released its ninth studio album titled “Everything Will Be Alright In The End.” At 13 songs long, “Everything Will Be Alright In The End” takes Weezer back to its sound of origin, with guitar riffs and crashing drum patterns reminiscent of its...

Cast of ‘Gone Girl’ nails acting

Cast of 'Gone Girl' nails acting

By Christian Urrutia, Assistant Photo Editor

October 7, 2014

Marriage is hard work. It’s even harder with crazy counterparts. That is one of the harsh realities David Fincher’s adaptation of “Gone Girl” throws into our faces and does not turn away. Author Gillian Flynn wrote the screenplay from her 2012 best-seller which starts Ben Affleck and Rosamund...

Batman-less show takes network by storm

Batman-less show takes network by storm

By Mike Thomas, Scene Editor

October 7, 2014

It is official. Comic books are taking over television. With “Gotham” coming into play, it is taking the FOX Network by storm. No one can picture Gotham City without the caped crusader roaming the streets at night, but that is the case with “Gotham.” The show reveals the origin of Batman,...

Bay Area classic still rolling in dough

By Janae Harris, Assistant Photo Editor

October 7, 2014

Sitting at home late at night with a major sweet tooth? King Pin is the place to be. It is open daily from 7 a.m. to 3 a.m. The store is located off of Telegraph and Durant near UC Berkeley. There is street parking in a pretty convenient location. It is surrounded by cool dinner choices...

Shawshank’s Redemption inspires hope

Shawshank’s Redemption inspires hope

By Christian Urrutia, Photo Editor

October 7, 2014

Rarely is a film capable of holding such emotional prestige in a moviegoer’s heart and when one does, it deserves to be universally recognized. Released 20 years ago, “The Shawshank Redemption” is a film that has been bestowed with critical praise for two decades. It has earned the label of...

Fans get chance to relive wild ride

Fans get chance to relive wild ride

By Mike Thomas, Scene Editor

October 2, 2014

Commonly known as a cult horror movie, Netflix's new original "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series" is a replica of the action packed horror film that rocked the late '90s. Viewers and cult fans will get to relive the wild ride of the Gecko brothers as they cause mayhem while trying to cross the border...

Samsung releases waterproof phone

By Janae Harris, Assistant Photo Editor

September 30, 2014

Another Galaxy smartphone has made its way onto the technological scene. First there was the Galaxy S5, then there was the Galaxy s5 Active with AT&T and now we have the Galaxy S5 Sport. The phone comes in two colors; a cherry red and electric blue. The build of the phone overall is heavy duty, making...

Realistic game gets blood pumping

Realistic game gets blood pumping

By Cody Casares, Assistant Photo Editor

September 30, 2014

This year’s installment of video-game developer EA Sports’ FIFA series, “FIFA 15,” delivers an immersive, heart-pounding and realistic experience that may just steal more than a few hours of your day. While improvements to the overall feel of the gameplay and look of the graphics in “FIFA...

Dragon boats fill the Bay

The front of a dragon boat is on display during the 19th annual San Francisco National Dragon Boat Festival on Treasure Island in San Francisco on Saturday. The Festival is the largest competitive dragon boat festival in the U.S., attracting more than 120 teams from all over the nation and even some from Canada compete.

By Qing Huang, Photo Editor

September 24, 2014

Photos by Qing Huang, photo editor

Annual festival sparks citizen involvement, fun

Annual festival sparks citizen involvement, fun

By Lorenzo Morotti, Editor-in-Chief

September 24, 2014

EL SOBRANTE — Thou-sands of people meandered up and down the middle of the street as they savored the inviting smells, sights and sounds of a rapidly changing community. A section of San Pablo Dam Road, stretching from Appian Way and ending at El Portal Drive, was shut down to automobile traffic...

Fusion cuisine adds flair to restaurant scene

Two employees at Koja Kitchen in Berkeley serve up dishes on Sept. 17.

By Janae Harris, Assistant Photo Editor

September 24, 2014

After their appearance on the Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives”, many may have heard of the Japanese-Korean fusion food truck, Koja Kitchen. At a great price in a convenient location, there’s no turning back once you’ve enjoyed what Koja Kitchen has to offer. It provides...

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