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The Big Skinny; A Memoir

Michele Suthers and Michele Suthers

May 18, 2009

Filed under NEWS

"Make a decision, take action, be honest, and stick to it", so states Carol Lay, California cartoonist, in her graphic novel, "The Big Skinny: A Memoir", (Villard Random House, Inc.). Research, reading labels and speaking with nutritionists and trainers, Lay provokes us to consider deeply, what is being put, stuffed and crammed into our bodies and the what the consequences...

Who’s got spirit?!

Editorial and Editorial

May 18, 2009

Filed under NEWS

As the San Diego Community College District enter into the new school year, many are seeing firsthand the significant effects the state budget has had on higher education. Programs are impacted across the board with increasing student enrollment, despite the rising cost of tuition and fees. SDCC students are finding they're laidback, easygoing attitude tested by the many inconveniences...

street scene details

Vanessa Gomez and Vanessa Gomez

May 18, 2009

Filed under NEWS

Street Scene Details Street Scene Dates: Friday, August 28th and Saturday, August 29th 4:00 P.M. to midnight Prices: One-day pass $65 plus service fee Two-day pass $ 122 plus service fee Location: Downtown East Village Adjacent to Petco Park between 13th and 14th Avenues Featuring over 45 bands on five stages www.street-scene.com

City Celebrates Cinco de Mayo

May 18, 2009

Filed under FEATURES

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Comic

May 18, 2009

Filed under Comics

Dental techs in high demand

May 18, 2009

Filed under NEWS

"Rapidly expanding career opportunities for community-college graduates are opening up in the field of dental technicians, as a result of new, state-of-the-art, lab equipment," said dentist E. Preston Kaenel, D.D.S. That new, computerized equipment is the advanced CEREC lab system. It makes one-visit appointments possible for common dental procedures, like crowns and fillings. The...

Upcoming indie film ends up a ‘Gigantic’ waste of time

Carissa Casares and Carissa Casares

May 18, 2009

Filed under Entertainment

Merging reality with the nonsensical on film is a tough art to master. Better known as surrealism, the genre has been around for decades and mastered by few (mainly directors such as Luis Bunuel, Jean-Luc Godard and Hal Ashby). Their films were ground-breaking in that, realistically, the plots didn't always make sense, but they didn't need explaining. And surrealism is...

Credit card reform may launch a new view on money

Kris Noneman and Kris Noneman

May 18, 2009

Filed under OPINION

The United States Senate is currently debating a measure that would greatly restrict credit card companies' ability to conduct business in the way the companies have become accustomed to: stripping away what little money the poverty-stricken consumers have as minimum interest payments. Despite my undying support for a capitalist economy without governmental interference,...

Transfer students honored

May 18, 2009

Filed under NEWS

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