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Book Review: ‘Poison Study’

Scott Ghinazzi

December 11, 2012

All the magic-born in Ixia are to be executed, but when the previous taste tester dies, Yelena is given the option of being killed or being the taste tester to the Commander. “Poison Study,” by Maria V. Snyder, part of the “...

Game Review: Dead or Alive 5 a winner

Scott Ghinazzi

November 7, 2012

Girls beating each other to a pulp should be enough, but adding in beautiful graphics and a compelling story line makes “Dead or Alive 5” a cut above the rest. The fighting styles of all the characters are accurately portrayed;...

Halloween radio show for web on

Larry Harris

October 30, 2012

The radio broadcasting class is preparing a live radio parody based on the original Orson Wells radio drama “The War of the Worlds” to be aired at 5 p.m. on Halloween. Broadcasting instructor Betsy Gebhart warned the listening...

Explore village life in “The Casual Vacancy”

Matt Narlesky

October 23, 2012

With crisp writing and eclectic characters, Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling investigates the malevolence of human nature in her 512-page novel, “The Casual Vacancy,” released Sept. 27. Set in the fictional, idyllic English...

A woman with clay

October 23, 2012

Event raises money for SJCC sports programs

Linh Nguyen

October 23, 2012

By Linh Nguyen and Mark Sheppard Hosted on the grass of the  new Multi-Disciplinary and Art Building at San Jose City College, the country-themed fundraising event “Black Ties & Boots” took place on a chilly Oct. 13...

Old is new again: good or bad?

Julian Castillo

September 25, 2012

Paramount Pictures and the estate of author Mario Puzo struck a deal to allow the release of a new “Godfather” book in May. In recent weeks, that agreement has turned sour. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Puzo...

The legend of Ao Dai Vietnam

Andy Nguyen

September 25, 2012

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