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Spring break Qatar 2022

by Matt Powers

January 24, 2011

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I’m sure you’re not familiar with Qatar unless you’ve been staring at your globe with a microscope in your spare time. It’s a little peninsula of land extended into the Persian Gulf that FIFA believed would be best suited...

Not so cuddly furry creature

by Ty Thompson

January 20, 2011

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Every month or so, a loosely affiliated student group of hoodlums and lowlifes releases a nefarious creature among the unsuspecting student body of San Diego State. These nearly illiterate miscreants, in their reckless disregard...

HUMOR: To the winter class of 2010

by Staff

January 12, 2011

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By Matt Doran, Assistant Features Editor In 1979, President Jimmy Carter gave a televised address that came to be known as his Crisis of Confidence speech. He beseeched Americans to buy less, to be less materialistic, less self-center...

7 2 OFF SUIT: I just need a green stop sign

by Staff

December 7, 2010

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By Kristen Ace Nevarez, Senior Staff Columnist According to Webster’s dictionary, stress is a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense. According to me, stress is the loop of Queen and David Bowie’s “Under Pressur...

HUMOR: Dealing with the animals

by Staff

December 6, 2010

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By Allie Daugherty, Managing Editor Most people don’t know what noise a peacock makes. I didn’t, until I got a job at the zoo last summer. The cool thing about the San Diego Zoo is it doesn’t cage its peacocks. I...

FICTION: What the end of love looks like

by Staff

December 5, 2010

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By Kristen Ace Nevarez, Senior Staff Columnist When I eat alone at a restaurant I can tell people are wondering: Am I waiting for someone? Did I get stood up? Am I a loner? Once a man offered to join me, as if he was afr...

FICTION: A light shines above the valley

by Staff

December 1, 2010

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By Tom Hammel, Opinion Editor The girl in the short blue dress crosses her legs and leans toward me, letting her blond hair fall over her shoulder. Her lips move, but I hear nothing except the dull colliding of bass and voic...