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STUDY ABROAD 2010: The quirkiest of customs

by Staff

September 15, 2010

Filed under Arts & Lifestyle

To prepare for this article outlining some of the quirky laws in other countries, many came across as odd, some were crazy and others were just plain hilarious. The customs in some countries are understandable. Some of them in...

STUDY ABROAD 2010: Singaporean serenades

by Staff

September 15, 2010

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Courtesy of Renee Villase

STUDY ABROAD 2010: Musing Spain

by Staff

September 15, 2010

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Courtesy of Tom Hammel All of my reasons for leaving the U.S. for Madrid, Spain can be traced back to a guard booth in Orange County. I spent my summer after freshman year in a swivel chair waving in cars, looking out a wind...

STUDY ABROAD 2010: Studying with Gilman

by Staff

September 15, 2010

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Courtesy of Grecia Saavedra Some might say that studying abroad is a great opportunity to party and travel. Others might tell you it is an amazing opportunity to learn. Last semester I studied abroad, and I can tell you, it i...

STUDY ABROAD 2010: Guide to travel guides

by Staff

September 15, 2010

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Katie Fisher / Staff Photographer In regard to exploring the world, the travel guide website lonelyplanet.com offers this sound advice: "All you've got to do is decide to go and the hardest part is over. So go!" While decidin...

Writer breaks the bungee jump threshold

by Staff

April 25, 2010

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Courtesy of Rachel SwansonAs I cautiously stepped over the ledge to the 1-foot wide platform, my mind and body were at battle. While my brain was telling me to jump, my legs were saying otherwise, refusing to budge. I wasn't ...

Traveling with an organic, agricultural twist

by Staff

April 25, 2010

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Courtesy of WWOOF.orgStudying abroad can be a great way to experience a subject in ways that might never have been expected. However, with a hefty price tag attached to such an endeavor, it's no wonder why many students find it...

An exploration of buses, trolleys and automobiles

by Staff

April 25, 2010

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The future of public transportation takes off

by Staff

November 16, 2009

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Courtesy of California High-Speed Rail AuthorityLast year, California residents voted in favor of Proposition 1A, which provides funding for a high-speed rail train from San Diego to San Francisco and Sacramento. Today, gover...

An auction win leads to a castle sleepover

by Staff

October 19, 2009

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MCT CampusWhat's $27,266 among friends?If you're Jay and Dana Hagan and a few of your closest friends, it's the amount needed for an overnight stay at venerable Hearst Castle on California's central coast.The Kentfield couple an...

Feeding hungry minds across the world

by Staff

October 19, 2009

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Bryan Koci / Staff PhotographerDonating money is not easy for most people, even if it is for a good cause. But a San Diego State professor is doing something different for charity despite the economic strain. It does not involve...

Organization gets a facelift with the help of doctors

by Staff

October 19, 2009

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Courtesy of Jimmy CamachoFor San Diego State students looking to spend their Spring Break helping people, there is a choice available right on campus.Last year, SDSU alumnus Jimmy Camacho started a new chapter for the nationwide ...