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September 30, 2015

Summer in Shabby Land

by Cami Buckman, Staff Writer

September 16, 2015

Filed under Arts & Lifestyle, The Back Page

While most Aztecs probably spent their summers sleeping in until the early afternoon hours or soaking in some sun, I spent my summer working as a ride operator at a shabby amusement park. As a child, do you remember the excitement...

To gym or not to gym

by Olivia Litsey, Arts and Lifestyle Editor

September 2, 2015

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I have never been a person with any type of conscious commitment to staying in shape. In high school, regular team practices were no big deal. My freshman year at San Diego State was similar, because I was simply in the habit...

What it takes to be an Aztec

by Cami Buckman, Staff Writer

August 19, 2015

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Welcome to the beginning of your college career. Are you excited? I bet you’ve watched all of the college-genre movies, read all of the Buzzfeed articles and heard all of the anecdotes about “crazy college nights.” However,...

Meeting the man of my dreams

by Christine Whitman, Senior Staff Writer

August 5, 2015

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The easiest way to describe last weekend is relaxing—or lazy if you’d like to look on the negative side of life, but I believe myself to be an abundantly positive individual. It was a Saturday night, and I had been watching...

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

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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

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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...