“Okay you’re going to hold this at your chest, it’s a little bit heavy. Butt back and touch, push to the ceiling.” The day typically begins at 4 a.m. for Crystal Chiles, who is an International Federation of Body Building and Fitness Pro Figure competitor, as well as a personal trainer at our very own [...]
After conquering final exams last fall, you return to campus a triumphant academic victor of excellence. Suddenly, both your mailbox and email inbox are bursting with invitations from various honors societies. While gold calligraphy and greek letters ooze legitimacy, remain cautious. The influx of academic recognition is certainly flattering, but students should conduct some research [...]
San Diego State biology sophomore Teresa Camarillo was 6 years old when her mother and 4-year-old brother illegally crossed the Mexican border to America in 1998. With the shadows of their past behind them and the sun warming their hearts with hope, they embarked into the unknown. The family fled its small pueblo in the [...]
The walk from my car to the North Park Lions Club on the evening of Saturday, Nov. 10 was accompanied by the unusually brisk chill of San Diego fall. Daylight savings had just begun its routine of pulling a cloak of darkness over the sun earlier than usual—prompting many North Park residents to stay inside. [...]
San Diego State journalism freshman Brittany Ordaz sits in a quiet, dark room, the focus of her entire world shrunk down to the events unfolding before her on the computer game she’s playing.
A homeless man sits alone at a bus stop. In one hand, he clutches a tattered grocery bag full of plastic bottles. In the other, he holds a dying cigarette, smoked all the way down to the filter. His dirty face is adorned with a mangy beard. His clothes are grimy and his shoes are worn thin.
It all began in Thibodaux, La. An opinionated young band geek made her way to Tulane University to understand more about our political system and government.
In order to succeed in today’s economy, thinking outside the box isn’t enough. Instead, it’s time to invent a new box.
Unity, pride, culture—all words flowing through the concrete walls of Chicano Park.
Kristen Paruginog is a survivor, terrorized by an abusive boyfriend for three years before escaping.
Strolling down campus every morning in funky Hawaiian shirts, Ronald King seems like any other political science professor to most students
San Diego State ROTC Cadet David Jensen was in the seventh grade enjoying breakfast at his grandmother’s house when she drew his attention to live news broadcasts of the 9/11 attacks.