Anyone can make a difference

Imagine assisting an elderly person load groceries into their car, or helping a lost dog find its owner. If everyone participated in small acts...

Recession Living: Get a brighter smile without breaking the bank

The first thing we usually notice about other people is their smile. Flashing those sparkling, bright white teeth can not only add eye candy...

1 in 33,000: Driven by big dreams and Post-its

Toting a Hello Kitty backpack around campus, Abbey Ronquillo said her first name comes from the Beatles album “Abbey Road” because her parents are...

How To: Enjoy a real “day off”

It’s been about a month since the spring semester started. Classes, homework, exams, and our jobs keep us pretty busy. So what do we...

The bureaucracy of dating

I am often reminded of how much things have changed in the relationship game since I was in high school.  I have to say...

One in 33,000: Student fights for equal rights though the arts

Kathleen Jaffe, a 23-year-old theatre major,  has found a way to combine her love for theater and film with her passion of spreading the...

Capturing every moment

The first time Nigel Jones fell in love with photography was when he was 15 years old. Jones developed a passion for film from...

How To: Point out a friend’s flaws without destroying the friendship

It’s not easy telling someone their breath stinks, especially if it’s a close friend. We all have that one friend or many that have...

Overcoming hardships to help others succeed

David Meraz’s lifelong goal is not to be doctor, not to be an actor, or not even to be rich and famous. Instead, Meraz’s...

Authentic Peruvian Bistro

Coming from a Hispanic background I’m always excited to try food from other Latin American countries. I had only tried Peruvian food one other...

Finding inspiration through struggles

For Roberto Saravia, 25, his earliest memories are of marches, protests and "big old red flags."The red flags stand for El Salvador's current president's...

Relationships Happen: Even alone, singles have it made on Valentine’s Day

For those of us counting down the days, Single Awareness Day (SAD), or more commonly referred to as Valentine’s Day, is a mere three...