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...

Relationships Happen: Valentine’s Day doesn’t always spell L-O-V-E

I don’t mark the calendar with a big heart to remind my significant other of the day. I don’t want heart-shaped chocolates or roses....

Recession Living: Professional Spa Treatments

It’s only been a month of school and even though you’ve already taken a few pop quizzes, written a paper or two, and have...

How to: Prepare for the unexpected while at school

While at school we encounter many unexpected events, from changing weather conditions, to food stains, to people with clipboards and having to deal with...

How To: Have a fun Valentine’s Day, single or taken

Today Valentine's Day isn't only for couples. Whether we're in a relationship with that special someone or single and ready to mingle, there is...

1 in 33,000: Finding passion and inspiration through art

Most typical teenagers go to the movies, watch games or play sports for fun. However, Hector Hernandez isn’t your typical teenager. The soft spoken...

Not so fresh French cuisine

In a strip mall off the 134 highway, nestled between a nail salon and a dry cleaner, is Bistro Provence, a quaint restaurant that...

Relationships Happen: Never too old for crushes

The symptoms are obvious: continuous silly smile, dazed look in the eyes and utter obliviousness to all surroundings. As we've gotten older and more "experienced"...