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SoundBreak: Adele gives a very welcome ‘Hello’ with newest album

SoundBreak: Adele gives a very welcome ‘Hello’ with newest album

December 8, 2015

Four years is a long time, especially within the world of music. Most artists are lucky for their name to even be remembered after such a long period aw...

Pints for Knights: Gourd to the last drop

Pints for Knights: Gourd to the last drop

November 17, 2015

Fall is a great season for beer consumption – the selection of seasonal brews is incredible and you’ll surely find many breweries showcasing th...

Study Hours: A tale of a two-year transfer

Katherine Salindayao-White

November 10, 2015

As a senior in high school, counselors and teachers repeatedly tell you that you can easily transfer from community college to a university in two years. Sitting down at my first appointment with a City College counselor, I found that transferring in two years was not going to be that simple. My math and English placement scores weren’t deemed to be at a college lev...

Student Eats: S&M inspires diners’ carnivorous dreams

Student Eats: S&M inspires diners’   carnivorous dreams

Lauren J. Mapp

September 28, 2015

Sometimes people like to play it safe with sweet vanilla delights, and other times they prefer to spice it up with some S&M. Get your mind out of th...

Student Eats: New York bagels, San Diego style

Student Eats: New York bagels, San Diego style

April 21, 2015

Bagels bought from grocery stores and national chain shops typically taste like baked bread. If the bagels have toppings, then they taste like flavored br...

Study Hours: Comparing learning curves between university and community college

Laura Sanchez

March 24, 2015

No one ever said it would get better; no one ever tells you it’ll be all right. After that first semester in high school ended, anxiety and fear kicked in full gear. I just wanted to graduate and get it over with. I found no motivation to attend class when I felt my future had already been decided for me. I had failed. Unlike my other classmates in my Advanced Placement...

Spitting Up Teeth: Pop! Resting on frozen peas

Mark Elliott

March 10, 2015

“Alright! Elliott — E.B ... Match up!” Starting in standing position our hands shake, we circle round each other waiting for reaction, our palms slap to keep each other busy; keep each other thinking before the grab. It’s all over quite fast. Guard is pulled and so am I. “Twist, turn…and pop!” Pop! — Ahhhh! Tap! Never had...

Spitting Up Teeth: Rec Center Rolling

Mark Elliott

February 24, 2015

This begins in a place most fighters first learn their craft. Before this sandy town by the beach had foam lined gyms around most neighborhood blocks. If it was not your dad teaching you to use that good right hand, a person usually learns to fight in strip mall dojos or recreation centers found by word of mouth. Here in San Ysidro, in a room behind air hockey tables, ...

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