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Mariposa Ice Cream

Gemma Carretta '17, Staff Writer

October 21, 2014


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In the center of bustling Adams Avenue rests the very popular Mariposa Ice Cream. The owners, Dick and Anna Magana, opened their store in June of 2000 and last year opened up another store in Temecula, which is run by their nephew Tim. Dick has been making his own ice cream and sorbet for the past six...

Celebrity Alma Maters

Celebrity Alma Maters

Gabby Ashenafi, Staff Writer

October 21, 2014


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Many of us have rocked out to Vampire Weekend’s single Horchata. We have laughed alongside John Krasinski from the television show the Office and we have even fawned over James Franco’s gorgeous features. But do you know what all of these people have in common? They are all graduates from America...

Film Review: The Fault in Our Stars

Film Review: The Fault in Our Stars

Marin Musicant, Sabrina Sekander, and Dunia Sekander

October 21, 2014


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★★★★/5 Genre: Drama/Romance Rating: PG-13 SPOILER ALERT! This amazing heart-warming story first captured our hearts in the novel by John Green. This tragic love story features Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort, also featured in Divergent. In the story we follow the main character, Hazel Gra...

Local Music: Jara

Amaris Leal

October 21, 2014


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San Diego is a city full of local musicians whose hearts are filled with dreams and ambition, all filled with amazing talent and potential. Jara is an example of one of these local talents with a very indie-pop feel that will fit any emotion. Jara is a 20 year-old singer-songwriter who is a native San Diegan. J...

Making Plans for the Four Day Weekend

Pitrina Gilger

March 8, 2014


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The weekend is just around the corner and with it comes a much needed rest from school. You cannot wait to have four whole days to yourself (after you finish your homework, of course), but this weekend, try something new and take an adventure with your friends. There is so much to do in San Dieg...

Local Music Spotlight: The Boondock Brothers and Emma Hazel

Riley Stenehjem and Pitrina Gilger

March 8, 2014


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You don’t have to look far to find great talent. There are literally hundreds of artists across San Diego trying to create a name for themselves through their music. For example, The Boondock Brothers is a band composed of San Diego State University students with a rock and blues sound. Emma Gr...

Gold Rush: Academy Award Nominees

Elle Perfecto, Staff Writer

March 1, 2014


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The 86th Academy Awards ceremony, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, will air March 2nd, 2014 at 4pm on ABC. Pilot Press has all of your pre-Academy Awards night reading ready for you so you can catch up on the nominees in the most popular categories. And the nominees are…  BEST PICTURE Ame...

Movie Review: About Time

Paulina Gonzalez, Staff Writer

February 24, 2014


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About Time (2013) Director: Richard Curtis Cast: Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams, Bill Nighy Genre: Drama      If you have not yet seen this amazing movie, it is a must see. Starring the wonderful Rachel McAdams and Domhnall Gleeson,  About Time is set in England. Tim, a lawyer who has bad luck when it comes to dat...

Restaurant Feature: Soda and Swine

January 26, 2014


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Last year, many of us would drive down Adams Avenue and see the construction of a new restaurant called Soda & Swine. OLP students enjoy visiting long-beloved local restaurants like Antique Row and Twigg’s. Would this new eatery stand up to the challenge of earning the approval of the neighborhood’s...

You Have to Watch This!

Ana Maria Rubio '16, Staff Writer

December 12, 2013


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Do you know any girls at school who always know the latest and greatest T.V shows to watch? Well if not, now you do! I am one of those girls, and in this article I am going to tell you what is hot on T.V. right now. According to Us Magazine, “ABC Family’s Teen Hit Pretty Little Liars is ‘Eerily...

Streaming in Black and White

Katie Hammond, OLP Life Editor

December 12, 2013


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Do you ever get sick of the lack of plot line, poor acting and overwhelming amount of special effects in some of today’s movies? What happened to actors like Grace Kelly or Bing Crosby who were able to turn memorable stories into unforgettable classics? Or the Hollywood of old that produced some of...

Local Musicians: Tony Ferrari and Krystian Wahl

Pitrina Gilger and Riley Stenehjem

December 12, 2013


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You don’t have to win a radio contest, count down the months for your favorite singer to hit San Diego on tour, or gaze at your computer screen for hours waiting for expensive concert tickets to go on sale in order to enjoy talented musicians in San Diego. There are dozens of singers, songwriters,...

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