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Phoenix Rising: Part 2

by Max Saucedo, Staff Writer

October 20, 2014

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Editor's Note: Phoenix Rising is the second series in the Source Point saga. Click here to read the first part in the Phoenix Rising series.  Police dragged him out of their vehicle and into a holding room.  The cuffs were ...

Reasons for the seasons

by Kelly Hillock, Features Editor

October 16, 2014

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It’s been sixteen days and I still don’t have it. Sixteen days into October and I don’t have the most important thing of the season: Count Chocula. We all know about my obsession with pumpkin spice-flavored things. But really, the true reason for Octobe...

Double trouble with twins

by Annie Beltran, Staff Writer

October 13, 2014

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The night before I began middle school I had to have a serious conversation with my mother.  I was a 12-year-old who had very concerning issues my mother needed to address at that very moment. I knew there was a possibility...

In defense of fast food

by Jenna Mackey, Photo Editor

October 9, 2014

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Fast food is in my blood. I mean, my body might actually be made of fast food considering I’ve been avidly consuming it for 20 years. Although some of you readers may have jumped to judge my character and mental state after...

Flush fees down the toilet

by Tabi Hoshmand, Contributor

October 6, 2014

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A $25 fee  for everyone living on the floor because someone didn’t flush the toilet. How is it even possible to file against that? A floor meeting was called when one of the girl’s bathrooms in Chapultepec had complaints...

Sleepless in San Diego

by Cami Buckman, Contributor

October 2, 2014

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It’s 3 a.m. and I’m not asleep. All the sheep have been counted, and all the street lights are buzzing. The darkness of my bedroom ceiling continues to be, well, dark. While I know that the coat hanging in my closet isn’t...

Understanding ‘hygge’

by Jordan Flowers, Contributor

September 29, 2014

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Fish. This last year Denmark took the number one spot in happiness. I’m not kidding. The United Nations Sustainable Solution Network created the World Happiness Report and Denmark took the top spot. According to the report,...

Don’t hate on my music

by Ryo Miyauchi, Assistant Entertainment Editor

September 25, 2014

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This past summer, I watched local musicians play cover songs at an open mic. It was nothing special, unless you've never heard anyone sing Bob Marley’s “Three Little Birds” before. But these two guys in particular caught...

Stay sensitive, stay aware

by Annie Beltran, Staff Writer

September 22, 2014

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In August, we lost Robin Williams. He died of self-inflicted injuries. September is Suicide Awareness Month, and I want to use this space to share what happened to me when I lost a loved one to suicide. I’d like to help...

Phoenix Rising: Part 1

by Max Saucedo, Staff Writer

September 16, 2014

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Editor's Note: Phoenix Rising is the second series in the Source Point Saga. Click here to read the second part in this series. The world we know has changed.  Entire governments have fallen into puppet states.  Martial law has been de...

Retail’s advice to shoppers

by Nick Knott, Entertainment Editor

September 15, 2014

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Being a broke college student is rough.  Many of us without parental subsidies opt for a part-time job so that we can continue to enjoy the many different vices and pleasures we’ve come to love. The balancing act between...

Fall’s favorite sport returns

by Ethan Bailey, Senior Staff Columnist

September 11, 2014

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It's time again to put on your smack-talking boots, Aztecs—football is officially back in full swing. I, for one, couldn't be happier. As summer ends and football begins, it signifies the end of the dark, freezing winter...