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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

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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

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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...

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

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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...

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

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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. ...

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...

Shopping was my cardio

by Kelly Hillock, Features Editor

February 26, 2015

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Step one: Browse websites with cute clothes. Step two: Buy cute clothes from website with the press of a button. Step three: Wait a few days. Step four: Profit. And by profit, I mean a package at your doorstep with goodies. Somet...

Smize for the selfie

by Kelly Hillock, Features Editor, Assistant Features Editor

February 23, 2015

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“Do you wanna be on top?” asks Tyra Banks, her eyes smoldering at me through the TV screen. Smoldering into straight into my soul. “Yes, Tyra. I do want to be on top,” I whisper back. There’s pints of ice cream and...