I used to drink wine in the great race known as, “which of you can give me a buzz first,” because it beat out dull beers and pricey mixed drinks. A few therapy sessions later and this shallow interest has evolved into a full-on wine seduction. I guess I have the “hipster revolution” to thank [...]
The air is warm and damp. The land is teeming with countless unnamed plant and animal species, all surviving on a day-to-day basis. Life is thriving in this beautiful world, a virgin to human touch as it carries on in the most primal and instinctual ways. Suddenly, the sky grows blindingly bright and the air [...]
The forest is thick and many different sights, sounds and smells overwhelm your senses. You move quietly to avoid giving away your position. Suddenly, a branch cracks from a distance. Your eyes are quick to react and you see a deer. Your next move determines whether or not you eat tonight. Your hands begin to [...]
Upon entering the New Children’s Museum in downtown San Diego, laughs and excited voices filled the air. These giddy sounds would be expected from kids, thus meeting the expectations of a children’s museum. However, on this particular night this is not the case. The laughter comes from a group of young adults climbing through tunnels, [...]
It’s 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 4. I huddle with campers around an Aztec Adventure van in the Aztec Recreation Center turnaround, eager to begin our rock-climbing trip.
The event featured crowds of walkers carrying illuminated balloons representing their personal connections to blood cancer.
Waking up 10 minutes before the alarm goes off is quite possibly one of the worst things in the world, it could have put Mother Teresa in a cranky mood.
Your chin is placed on a low bar and a screw forces the cap down. Your teeth are crushed into the sockets and pressure is exerted until your brain ejects through fragmented skull.
Screams come from farther away, both of fright and from characters provoking people’s worst nightmares. Trail goers know they’re all actors, but the element of surprise is on their side.
While this is fairly morbid etymology, the term has carried over to the common practice of creating “bucket lists.” Ironic, right?
A disorderly display of debauchery dedicated to the divine, delectable, dipsomania-inducing drinks for the decadent desires dogging the diverse denizens of drunkenness—I speak of an event none other than the cheerfully tipsy celebration known as Oktoberfest.
Unity, pride, culture—all words flowing through the concrete walls of Chicano Park.