• Holidays are dreadful. For me, they are family obligations, like weddings and anniversary parties. I don’t abhor family gatherings, but if the NFL chose not to air a marathon of football games during every holiday,...

  • I was a bit concerned about “Hitman: Absolution” at first. It wasn’t about the fact that I’ve never played a “Hitman” game in my life. It wasn’t even so much my complete lack of knowledge...

  • “PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale” is Sony’s direct answer to Nintendo’s “Super Smash Bros.” While many would love to have a worthy alternative to “Smash Bros.,” “PlayStation All-Stars’” high barrier to entry limits its appeal to...

  • The character of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes has long been a fixture of popular culture. His genius, coupled with trusty sidekicks and an exhilarating backdrop for mystery-solving, provides timeless tales of adventure that...

  • This past weekend DreamWorks released its newest animated feature, “Rise of the Guardians.” The movie is about how mythical spirits, like Santa Claus, the Sandman and the Tooth Fairy, are threatened by an age-old villain...

  • Courtesy of DefJam Releasing an ever-growing list of albums, which come out as fast as once a year, Rihanna has recently been questioned in regards to her future presence in the industry, as fans and...

  • While Americans in New York and surrounding areas continued to recover in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, students from across the country in Orange County poured their hearts out over a microphone in support of...

  • Courtesy of Claire Trevor School of the Arts Two Fridays ago, I went to see “New Slate,” the yearly graduate choreography exhibition. The phrase “New Slate” promises a start-over, something new — a place to...

  • Courtesy of Priscilla Iezzi “I hate Orange County,” “Irvine is the worst,” “there is seriously nothing to do here” are just a few phrases that I’ve overheard during my past three years here at UC...

  • David Conley | New University As Thanksgiving comes and goes, a lot of people tend to forget the meaning behind the holiday, focusing instead on the (wonderful) break from school. Although this is not said...