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Processed foods upset healthy stomachs

Sofia Casillas

March 13, 2012

Filed under Arts and Lifestyle

College life can be hectic — so hectic that maintaining a healthy diet often becomes difficult. However, as convenient as fast and processed foods may seem for those on the go, health-conscious consumers should be wary of them. The United States... Read more »

Spring grads figure job market realities

Sofia Casillas

February 9, 2012

Filed under Uncategorized

Every year, the time comes for many students to say farewell to San Diego State and hello to the job market. Unfortunately, ever since the economy began to decline, many graduates do not know what to expect from employers upon enterin... Read more »

Aztec outdoorsmen offer spring adventures

Sofia Casillas

January 30, 2012

Filed under Arts and Lifestyle

For many San Diego State students, hectic schedules make it difficult to explore the world’s beautiful landmarks. Because of this, many Aztecs think they don’t have time for adventure. However, an outdoor adventure educ... Read more »

Home exchange sites unlock adventure

Sofia Casillas

January 18, 2012

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Imagine the experience that could be gained from approaching a foreign city as a local instead of as a tourist. Home exchange programs are one way to make this a reality. The idea is simple: Through online exchange sites, an adventure seeker from one city can open his or her home and connect with like-minded trave... Read more »

Site brings high fashion to users’ fingertips

Sofia Casillas

December 1, 2011

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Many girls know what it’s like to look inside their closets and observe nothing worth wearing. Harvard Business School graduates Jennifer Hyman and Jennifer Fleiss founded Rent the Runway as a solution to this dilemma, by offering unique pick-me-ups for dull wardrobes. Rent the Runway is a website t... Read more »

Thwart technicality with intramural sports

Sofia Casillas

November 9, 2011

Filed under Arts and Lifestyle

There are several ways students can get involved with athletics at San Diego State. For example, many students are not aware that with a membership to the Aztec Recreation Center, they are eligible to join an intramural sport on campus... Read more »

Peer into infinity at local stargazing spots

Sofia Casillas

October 13, 2011

Filed under Arts and Lifestyle

Living in San Diego has its ups and downs. The beach is always accessible and wonderful landmarks, such as the Cabrillo National Monument and Mount Soledad, are never too far away. However, nothing is perfect. According to Time magazine, San Diego ranked No. 10 in America’s most polluted cities, tied with... Read more »

Hit the pavement with efficient strides

Sofia Casillas

October 5, 2011

Filed under Arts and Lifestyle

As the holidays quickly approach, curious minds may seek the best way to shed some extra pounds before indulging in their favorite seasonal treats. Some may choose to work out at the gym, while others may prefer to take a stroll around the park. Everyone is different. However, these options beg th... Read more »

Bust the myths behind nutrition facts

Sofia Casillas

September 28, 2011

Filed under Arts and Lifestyle

With various diets such as the restrictive low-fat South Beach Diet or the low-carb Atkins program, dieting can be hard to keep up with because what is considered “healthy” is constantly being modified. When changing eating habits, it’s important to take into acc... Read more »