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Food Studies class on a field trip to Mount Hope Community Garden in Southeast San Diego.

Food Studies minor added to fall 2021 curriculum

by Eugènie Budnik, Contributor // October 7, 2021

When students hear that San Diego State has a food studies minor, they may think “What does one even study to bake a soufflé?” However,...

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The interior of Alforon showcases their successes in magazines and in the media.

Alforon is authentic Mediterranean cuisine

by Aaron Velasquez, Contributor // October 6, 2021

Alforon Mediterranean is College Area’s own award-winning restaurant that delivers authentic cuisine from Lebanon.  Located at 5965 El Cajon Blvd,...

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The view of the front entrance of Empanada Kitchen before one enters the modern, yet tiny store.

Light and airy empanadas might be closer than you think

by Cristina Lombardo, Assistant Arts and Culture Editor // October 6, 2021

Empanada Kitchen is a small, dainty place smacked in between University Heights and North Park.  When people think of empanadas, what do they think...

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Pretzels & Pints has an outdoor patio.

Gameday & Pretzels? Pretzels & Pints has you covered

by Eva Handojo, Contributor // October 6, 2021

There is nothing like the sights and smells you inhale on game day. The sweet celebration of drinking beer and taking a bite of a salty, soft pretzel in...

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Aztec Nights are back and in-person

by Ryan Hardison, Arts & Culture Editor // August 25, 2021

Aztec Nights are officially back! Yes, you read that correctly.  Event policies for Aztec Nights required attendees to mask up. However, students enjoyed...

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Always Hungry features commentary from chef Bobby Flay and his daughter, Sophie.

World-renowned chef Bobby Flay is ‘always hungry’ with daughter Sophie in brand new podcast

by Trinity Bland, Opinion Editor // May 5, 2021

If you are an eater – avid or not – does Bobby Flay even need an introduction? Grillmaster, burger connoisseur and co-star of a new Discovery+ travelogue...

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We have to create a healthy relationship with diet culture

We have to create a healthy relationship with diet culture

by Catherine Van Weele, Senior Staff Writer // March 24, 2021

I have never gone on a diet before. I love food far too much that I could never bring myself to restrict what I eat, even if dieting meant the possibility...

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Plant-based alternatives that are available at most mainstream grocery stores.

A plant-based lifestyle is becoming more mainstream

by Aaliyah Alexander, Staff Writer // August 11, 2020

The most common diet among us is what we would call an omnivore diet. From one generation to the next, consuming meat and animal by-products such as milk,...

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Here are the ingredients for a healthy and vegan meal.

Healthy food tips and recipes

by Aaliyah Alexander, Staff Writer // March 29, 2020

By now, the threat of the COVID-19 virus has forced everyone indoors and it’s easy to let this abrupt change affect our health. It’s easy to neglect...

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Healthy options for students on meal plan all day

Healthy options for students on meal plan all day

by Danika Schmitz, Contributor // March 11, 2020

Everyone is aware of the infamous freshman 15, but luckily for San Diego State students there are a plethora of healthy and tasty options provided on campus...

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In the food sections, eating healthy foods you love is key to creating a healthy habit.

How to switch resolutions to healthy lifestyles

by Ceighlee Fennel , Arts and Culture Editor // January 22, 2020

Do any of your New Year’s Resolutions involve losing weight? Exercising more? Sneaking more self care into your day?  If any of these apply to you,...

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Dr. Coker moves food into multiple buildings for students who may be going hungry. They can come get food at the pantries for free.

Professor creates food pantry for struggling students

by Dana Tsuri-Etzioni, Managing Editor // December 11, 2019

Professor and Director of the San Diego State School of Theater, Television and Film, Dr. Niyi Coker, implemented a food security operation this semester...

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