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Chocoholics anonymous

by Cami Buckman, Staff Writer

May 7, 2015

Filed under Arts & Lifestyle, The Back Page

Some people are addicted to coffee, some people are addicted to Trivia Crack and some people are addicted to, well, actual drugs. While these may be appealing to a majority of the population, my drug of choice is the sweetest...

The life of a procrastinator

by Kellie Miller, Staff Writer

April 30, 2015

Filed under Arts & Lifestyle, The Back Page

Here’s the deal. Putting off homework until the last possible minute should not be deemed as irresponsible or poor time management. In fact, those who procrastinate are actually making the world a better place and will be the...

People watching as a twenty-something

by Kellie Miller, Staff Writer

April 23, 2015

Filed under The Back Page

One of the best parts about going away to college is moving out of your parents’ house and gaining the ultimate freedom to do absolutely anything you want. Our little college bubble that is our new home is sort of like living...

The final leg of a semester

by Lainie Fraser, Staff Writer

April 16, 2015

Filed under Arts & Lifestyle, The Back Page

While Thanksgiving break takes the cake for the worst kind of vacation, spring break is no better. Spring break has become synonymous with fun and relaxation. For some that means a week in Mexico, for others it means of a week...

Spring Breaking the rules

by Alicia Chavez, Senior Staff Writer

April 9, 2015

Filed under The Back Page

No one can really prepare you for your senior year or the tremendous toll your body, bank account and social life will take as you slowly try and say goodbye to your college life. So, instead of making time to plan a trip somewhere...

The apocalypse is here

by Christine Whitman, Senior Staff Writer

March 26, 2015

Filed under Arts & Lifestyle, The Back Page

I have lived for almost two decades on a planet that, according to many, is disintegrating into a pile of nothing. Let’s face it, how many apocalyptic movies about the end of the world have we seen? According to Wikipedia,...

Love me Tinder, love me true

by Alicia Chavez, Senior Staff Writer

March 23, 2015

Filed under Arts & Lifestyle, The Back Page

Nothing says you’re single quite like the holiday season. Beginning with Halloween and all the way to Valentine’s Day, single people are constantly reminded that life isn’t so sweet when you’re alone. As embarrassing...

The truth behind my resume

by Christine Whitman, Senior Staff Writer

March 19, 2015

Filed under The Back Page

The whole reason we attend college is to have a piece of paper saying we’re qualified to head out into the real world as adults. That piece of paper can help us reach our dream jobs and all the amenities that come with it. ...

Birthday naps in Vegas

by Kristian Ibarra, Sports Editor

March 16, 2015

Filed under The Back Page

Most people wouldn’t complain at the prospect of spending any post-21 birthday in Las Vegas. But I’m not like most people (not in the cool, pretentious way, though). In all honesty, the thought of spending the 23rd anniversary...

The life of a coffee addict

by Lainie Fraser, Staff Writer

March 12, 2015

Filed under Arts & Lifestyle, The Back Page

I’m not sure I can pinpoint the moment it started. I still remember the days, back in middle school, when I would get in line behind my friends and order whatever the person in front of me ordered. Somehow I went from not knowing...

The woes of the college senior

by Kellie Miller, Contributor

March 9, 2015

Filed under The Back Page

"Oh my gosh, I haven’t seen you in forever! Where have you been?” As a senior, this is the response you get from everybody — literally every single person — whether you were or are super close to him or her. These...

Under 21 and feeling ‘underprivil-aged’

by Jenna Mackey, Photo Editor

March 5, 2015

Filed under The Back Page

It's that time of the year once again when The Daily Aztec puts out its most popular special issue: The Bar Issue. Writers, photographers and editors spend their extra nights off, scouring the San Diego area looking for new hangouts...