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SPOTLIGHT: Breaking through speech barriers

by Staff

September 23, 2009

Bryan Koci / Staff PhotographerTo some, the ability to communicate seems like a right, while expression through speech is thought of as second nature like breathing, eating and drinking. However, for individuals who suffer fr...

I’M A GIRL, YOU KNOW: Not quite breakfast and not quite lunch

by Staff

September 21, 2009

Maura Ochoa / Staff PhotographerSunday is undoubtedly my favorite day of the week. Although, I'm sure many would disagree with me.Now, I'm going to go out in left field and assume that most people like Friday or Saturday because thes...

J. Wok will satisfy any fusion craving

by Staff

September 21, 2009

Patricia B. Dwyer / Staff PhotographerThe concept of fusion food is still relatively new and unusual for those accustomed to the sea of generic meals and chain eateries. It may seem like these types of restaurants are expensi...

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: 9-22-09

by Staff

September 21, 2009

Glazed ChickenWhat to get:1 pound thin-cut chicken breast meat, available packaged in meat case of market Grill seasoning (recommended: Montreal Seasoning by McCormick) 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, 2 turns of the pan 2 tablespoon...

Being the jealous type can cost a relationship

by Staff

September 20, 2009

Kallie Larson / Staff PhotographerAnyone who has been in a relationship knows jealousy is the key ingredient to preparing a highly poisonous meal. It can cause tension, stress and destroy relationships. There are a few main reason...

Breaking the vicious serial dating cycle

by Staff

September 20, 2009

Karli Cadel / Staff PhotographerFirst dates can be gruesome. From the moment you sit down for dinner, you're already preparing yourself to survive the interview-like meeting. And before you give the person a chance to break t...

Restaurant Week has food for every taste bud

by Staff

September 15, 2009

Courtesy of Restaurant WeekHolidays and special events are one of the few chances for calorie splurges, at least for one night. Of course, these calorie "cash-in" nights are expected for Valentine's Day chocolate binges and New ...

Be guilt-free with gluten-free food products

by Staff

September 14, 2009

MCT CampusPizza, beer and cookies all have something in common 8212; and it's not their lack of nutritional value. Gluten, found in most carb-loaded snacks, has lured many into what is called a "gluten-free diet," in hopes to ...

Weekend winery getaways in California

by Staff

September 7, 2009

MCT CampusWith summer having come to a close and the onslaught of school already hanging heavily upon us, it seems as though the prospect of vacation time is nowhere on the horizon. But fortunately for us 8212; with the endless...

First comes love, then comes marriage

by Staff

September 5, 2009

Jupiter ImagesMaking a serious relationship commitment while in college can mean anything from promising to remain monogamous to saying "I love you." For some, it means much more than that: getting married. Maintaining a long...

What’s the harm in “harmless cheating?”

by Staff

September 5, 2009

Jupiter ImagesSome people just get along better with the opposite sex.You've heard the type: "Women are too catty for me," or "I feel like she gets me." In all honesty, there are always a few bad apples in any basket. Heck, t...

Hall opens for female Aztecs

by Staff

August 23, 2009

Residence halls are a near-timeless aspect of any college experience. In the beginning, these buildings represented a conservative, single-sex living arrangement, and the storied inception of residence hall life at San Diego St...