MTV European Music Awards Nominations

And the nominations for the MTV Europe Music Awards are in! It seems Lady Gaga, the cross-dressing star of last month’s MTV Video Music Awards here in the good old USA, is leading the pack with a whopping six nominatios. The prestigious international awards ceremony will be held at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast on […]

Dating tips

Jack of talks about how to handle problems that might arise as the result of interracial dating at an event Wednesday sponsored by HapaSC. Jack gave advice on how interracial couples should deal with social stigmas, family and friends.

Annenberg professor says future is bright for small-town journalists

Journalism students are often warned that newspaper journalism is a “dying profession,” corrupted by online and social media and doomed to lose its former credibility and integrity forevermore. But according to Judy Muller, an Emmy Award-winning television correspondent, National Public Radio commentator and professor at the Annenberg School for Communication, this is not the case. […]

Nothing’s looking up for Netflix

It is no fun being Netflix these days. Its plans for new headquarters at Los Gatos hit a major road block after a residents’ group, Los Gatos Citizens for Responsible Development, filed a lawsuit against the town for approving the company’s five- and four-story buildings despite a stipulated town height of three stories. In addition, […]

Spotlight on Robert De Niro

With the upcoming release of the new action movie, Killer Elite, Robert De Niro is adding yet another film to his collection. With more than 80 movies under his belt, here are some of his notable films that highlight his talent and give evidence to his diversity in performance. 

 Taxi Driver (1976) You can’t […]

Intel tests solar-powered microchip

A trial processor debuted this week from Intel researchers that performs with notably lower energy consumption. Demonstrated at Intel’s annual developer conference in San Francisco, the processor took the first steps toward low-powered microchips of the future. The experimental low-processor was demonstrated on a PC that ran off a solar powered microchip. The chip — […]

Hannigan’s ‘Passenger’ is a thrilling ride

On my third or fourth listen of Irish singer-songwriter Lisa Hannigan’s sophomore album, Passenger, which dropped Tuesday, a simple thought kept recurring: “When are people going to stand up and notice?” For Hannigan (perhaps best known as Damien Rice’s former backing vocalist) is certainly talented; but her unique brand of folk-rock is oddly unclassifiable. There […]