Wednesday, September 22, 2021

The Arab Spring: In Retrospect

Sienna Jackson/Special to The Bull       The ‘Arab Spring' is the coined term for the 2010-11 wave of political unrest throughout the Middle East. From Tunisia to Egypt, Bahrain and Yemen, the citizens of Arab and Islamic nations throughout the region have risen against their governments. This widespread demand for democratic rule across the Middle East could mark a turning point for...

Drinks, friends and all that Jazz

Tradition, quality and cheap drinks, Casey's has it all. Three nights a week, it's all set to the tune of jazz.

Neverending Education

Traditionally dressed in her orange robe and sandals, Venerable Phramaha Metta Medhavini certainly stands out on the Pierce College campus, though it may be the last place one might expect to find a Buddhist monk. Founder and Abbess of Wat Dharma Maitreya Temple in San Diego, Calif.

Packed Together

Colette and Paul Pondella founded the Shadowland Foundation in 2009. Located in the Lake Hughes area, Shadowland is dedicated to educating people about the true nature of wolves and their contribution to the ecological balance the environment. “The wolf has always been iconic,” Colette Pondella said. Roman mythology tells of Romulus and Remus, abandoned to die in the Tiber river. The...

‘Darkness’ a consistent addition

The Playstation Portable of this popular RPG proves consistent with the series, with a few new perks.

‘Kings’ more laugh than drama

Street Kings is another crime drama, blockbuster-wannabe that will make you laugh, even if it is unintentionally. The film has an all-star cast featuring Keanu Reeves, Forest Whitaker, Hugh Laurie, Chris Evans, and two famous musicians well-known in the hip-hop scene: Common and The Game.

Living legends

Immortality may seem impossible, but each person lives as a walking epitaph to the ones who have impacted their existence and the existence of those who affected them; albeit a celebrity, public worker, family member or even teacher. Carnegie Mellon University professor Randy Pausch, after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, took it upon himself to reach out to a large audience.

Beaten, Broken, or Brilliant? (Occupy LA)

Dear Occupants of Los Angeles, It’s me, one of the 99%ers. I’ve seen you around town. I’ve had some conversations with people who claim to represent the movement. CLICK TO CONTINUE STORY  

The great escape – from a bad date

A list of quick ways to get out of those awkward dating situations.


‘Ironman’ a strong contender

Amazing is the first word that comes to mind when thinking of the new Iron Man movie. The action, the acting and the story were all great. From the moment the movie started with the capture of Tony Stark/Iron Man (Robert Downey, Jr.) by terrorists, I was hooked.