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Bolt Brewery offers a vast array of craft beers that are sure to please novice and veteran beer aficionados alike. Photo credit: Ricardo Soltero

Pints for Knights: Time to Bolt Up

Bolt Up is Little Italy's new Tasting Room
Ricardo Soltero October 15, 2015

San Diego is vying for craft brewery supremacy. The city has seen an influx of breweries and tasting rooms. With the help of some friendly competition, Stone Brewery, Ballast Point and Karl Strauss among...

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AKB48 member Haruka Shmazaki on the front cover of the TYPE-A edition of the groups' 40th single “Bokutachi wa Tatakawanai.” Official album artwork.

SoundBreak: Heavy Rotation

Eight songs to give your replay button a workout
Angelica Wallingford May 22, 2015

The spring semester is over and summer is just around the corner, no matter how gloomy it may look outside. Time to sit back and relax after a semester of long study hours, tests, essays and seemingly...

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Raiden (right) gets ready to hit Scorpion with one of his signature moves, Lightning Hand. Netherrealm Studios, Official image

A bloody good time

Nowell Montejo, Co-Arts & Features Editor April 21, 2015

There is something unsettling about the joy some individuals get when they see bones breaking or extreme gore. The snapping of the tendons, the sound of blood hitting the ground, the shrieks and screams...

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Spitting up teeth: Born here in the City

Mark Elliott April 21, 2015

Editor’s note: This is the first installment of a two-part series on City Boxing. As mentioned in a previous installment of this column, San Diego wasn’t always a place where gyms were around nearly...

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Kladdkaka or  “sticky cake” is the perfect twist on a classic chocolate dessert. Photo credit: Jennifer Manalili

Knight Bites: Dessert classic with a Swedish twist

Jennifer Manalili, Copy Editor March 24, 2015

How do you make chocolate cake better? It’s a peculiar question for a treat that’s already notoriously indulgent and delicious but the answer here is simple: go international. This Swedish rendition...

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New Playstation 4 game “Bloodborne” has players explore the world of Yharnam where they fight off monsters and other creatures of the nights. Official image, Playstaition.

March gaming madness

Nowell Montejo, Co-Arts & Features Editor March 10, 2015

Some individuals follow college basketball, others like to drink themselves into oblivion on St. Patrick’s Day and some individuals, well, they don’t care about either of those things. These folks...

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Stella Public House utilizes a woodfire oven to serve a variety of neo-Italian homestyle cuisine. Photo credit: Joe Kendall

Student Eats: Stella Public House hosts dual dining at a great price

Edgar Inda March 1, 2015

Sitting in the middle of new housing developments in East Village, a shining new restaurant stands hidden in the scene of what appears to be a small retail office building. Stella Public House offers a...

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In “Evolve” the player has the chance to choose to play as either one of the four hunters or the giant monster, with each choice having a different objective and outcome. Official image.

Press Start: Free the beast

Nowell Montejo, Co-Arts & Features Editor February 24, 2015

The hunter and the hunted. It’s a concept that gamers are too familiar with. From the 1996 PC side-scrolling classic “Hunter Hunted” to Sucker Punch’s stellar 2009 release “inFAMOUS,” this...

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Garrett, an orange tabby cat, is one of the cats that patrons can interact with at the Cat Café. Photo credit: Mark Elliott

Student Eats: Cat Café opens in the Gaslamp

Torrey Spoerer February 10, 2015

Since opening its doors on Jan. 5, a new café in downtown San Diego has been attracting plenty of locals and tourists a like within just their first month of business. That’s because it’s not an...

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Apple pie is one of the perfect foods to kick off the 
holiday season. Photo credit: Jennifer Manalili

Knight Bites: Pie made of apples and festive cheer

Jennifer Manalili, Copy Editor December 10, 2014

The holidays are here, can you believe it? That means it’s time for lots of parties and dinners and if you find yourself in a potluck rut, trying to decide on what to bring to the table, then this apple...

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Spike Africa's offers a selection of euphoric drinks to accompany their vast South African menu. Photo credit: Torrey Spoerer

Student Eats: Cuisine fresh from South Africa

Torrey Spoerer, Opinion Editor December 10, 2014

After opening its doors almost two years ago on the corner of Fifth Avenue and Broadway, Spike Africa’s Fresh Fish Grill and Bar is constantly full of eager diners, both local and tourist. Their wide...

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AKB48's Team K during the final performance of the 2014 revival of their fourth stage show “Saishuu Bell ga naru” in the AKB48 Theatre in Akihabara, Tokyo on April 16. AKS, Courtesy photo.

SoundBreak: AKB48’s Team K steps out of the classic J-pop box

Angelica Wallingford December 10, 2014

Looking back, 2008 was a very interesting year for music. Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” reached its 25th anniversary, pop punk pioneers The Get Up Kids reunited and indie rock darlings the Dum Dum...

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