Archive for August, 2012

My Little Brony

By Ian Murphy • Aug 28th, 2012 • Category: Features

One day in January of 2012, 15-year-old Christian Zuniga was hanging out with his friends when one of them dared him to watch the first two episodes of the animated television series My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. The title alone was enough to put him off, for he had seen dozens of commercials promoting [...]

Point, Shoot, Repeat

By Abraham Vazquez • Aug 7th, 2012 • Category: Features, Lead Story

Focus. Composition. Light. These are the three most important components in making a “perfect photo.” This is true especially when using a film camera because you don’t want to waste any shots. But the days of film were numbered the moment the first digital camera hit the market in 1994. Now, all you need to [...]

Orange, the New Skin Tone

By Lisa Watson • Aug 7th, 2012 • Category: Features, Lead Story

Gone are the days when pale skin was a mark of wealth, proof that you never had to venture outside for work. Today, people flock to tanning salons across the country, year-round, in search of the perfect hue. “It’s like, I want to lay in a bed and get cancer,” jokes 32-year-old Melanie Santos, a [...]