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Nosh on nutritious dishes at Jyoti-Bihanga

Marie McCarty

January 25, 2012

Filed under Uncategorized

The Normal Heights vegetarian restaurant, Jyoti-Bihanga, may have an unusual name, but it’s one worth remembering. For students craving a more wholesome dining experience, this is the place to be. While the restaurant specializes in vegetarian cuisine, meat-eaters and vegetarians alike will relish in a mouth-... Read more »

Hillcrest eatery awakens snoozing palates

Marie McCarty

December 1, 2011

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Snooze, an A.M. Eatery is anything but snooze-worthy. If the vibrant, retro-themed interior — complete with sky-high ceilings and an all-glass front wall — isn’t enough to awaken night owls, the restaurant’s one-of-a-kind, organic Guatemalan coffee and sprightly staff ought to do th... Read more »

Facebook careers employ innovation

Marie McCarty

October 17, 2011

Filed under Arts and Lifestyle

In February 2004, Mark Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz, Chris Hughes and Eduardo Saverin launched Facebook from a Harvard residence hall. Ten months later, their project reached more than a million users and is now one of the most recogniz... Read more »

Know the substance of dietary supplements

Marie McCarty

October 11, 2011

Filed under Arts and Lifestyle

From Emergen-C drink mix to diet pills, the colossal ambiguity of supplements makes it difficult to distinguish between the advantages and dangers of their usage. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration defines a dietary supplement as “a product taken b... Read more »

Shop bakes beer into sweet surprises

Marie McCarty

September 28, 2011

Filed under Uncategorized

The expansion of cupcake bakeries in San Diego has shifted the dainty treats from a rare splurge into a common trend with a level of originality on par with Walmart. However, with the uncanny fusion of two popular indulgences, beer... Read more »

Earthquake-ready homes can save lives

Marie McCarty

May 8, 2011

Filed under Arts and Lifestyle

In light of the many recent earthquakes, including the tragic 9.0 temblor off the coast of Japan, the February quake that shook Christchurch, New Zealand and the magnitude 8.8 that toppled Chile last year, a large majority of sc... Read more »

Explore the variety of campus housing

Marie McCarty

May 5, 2011

Filed under Arts and Lifestyle

As the school year comes to a close, students are faced with choosing living arrangements for the fall semester. Those who have not yet finalized their decision need to act fast, as housing near campus is rapidly approaching capacity. Apartm... Read more »

Collegiate suicide cannot be ignored

Marie McCarty

April 26, 2011

Filed under News

While many students thrive in their college environments, a significant number of individuals become overwhelmed by the stressors and unfamiliar scenarios that arise during college and emerging adulthood. The subject of suicide is a del... Read more »

Science of tattoo art is only skin deep

Marie McCarty

April 25, 2011

Filed under Arts and Lifestyle

As tattooing becomes increasingly socially acceptable, many college students are itching to be inked for the first time or to add to their body art collection. For a significant and potentially life-changing experience, the science of tattooing is ... Read more »

Google has a fresh take on concept of work

Marie McCarty

April 20, 2011

Filed under Arts and Lifestyle

Google’s reputation for excellence and innovation does not come without hard work and determination. While on the surface all that is seen on the Google home page is the famous blue, yellow, green and red logo, behind the es... Read more »

Make an impact with Americorps

Marie McCarty

April 14, 2011

Filed under Arts and Lifestyle

AmeriCorps is an organization with a mission to provide for the American people. A mission to make American citizens smarter, healthier and more united. A mission for its members to take action in lieu of waiting for things to change thems... Read more »

Pop wheels, collars and tags at the OB Skate Park

Marie McCarty

April 13, 2011

Filed under Arts and Lifestyle

Opened in February of 2000, the Robb Field Skate Park is the first skateboarding park constructed and operated by the City of San Diego. The park boasts 40,000 square feet of concrete and features a combination bowl, numerous handrails, ledges, blocks, a pump bump and an... Read more »