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Magic shows are not my strong suit

by Ahmad Dixon, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017

Filed under Arts & Culture, Arts & Lifestyle

You know that trick where you see a woman in half? I tried to do it once and she bled out all over the stage. Editor's Note: Mr. Dixon may or may not have actually sawed a woman in half during a magic show. Let me take you...

I died the other day, but I’m fine

by Ahmad Dixon, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017

Filed under Arts & Culture, Arts & Lifestyle

Last semester I wrote an introduction to one of the best dark arts programs in the California State University system. If you recall I wrote about “Introduction to Necromancy,” a class where I brought my dead cat to life....

Pop music finally catches up with Tegan and Sara

by Ryo Miyauchi, Arts & Lifestyle editor

April 20, 2016

Filed under Arts & Lifestyle, Entertainment, The Back Page

One thing I’m disappointed about is that I won’t get to write in length about Tegan and Sara’s upcoming new album, “Love You to Death,” here on the Back Page.The record is scheduled to be released June 3, almost a m...

Now entering the Twilight Zone of Facebook

by Christine Whitman, Senior Staff Writer

February 23, 2016

Filed under Arts & Lifestyle, The Back Page

It was a normal Wednesday night. I’m sitting in the living room with my roommate, stressing over the horror that is public relations, when I hear a booming sound escape from inside my other roommate’s bedroom. Just for reference, ...

A thank you note to my backpack

by Olivia Litsey, Assistant Arts & Lifestyle Editor

January 27, 2016

Filed under Arts & Lifestyle, The Back Page

I bought my backpack before the fall of my freshman year. Like a sturdy mule carrying a migrant through an unforgiving desert land, my backpack has loyally supported me into my sixth semester at San Diego State. This bag has ...

To gym or not to gym

by Olivia Litsey, Arts and Lifestyle Editor

September 2, 2015

Filed under The Back Page

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...

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...

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...