A taste of Cuba

As the door opened, a sensual aroma of citrus and garlic called my name. We were welcomed by two gentleman dressed in typical Cuban...

Relationships Happen: The complex realm of cheating

I personally don’t believe in cheating.  On tests.  At board games, card games, sports.  On taxes.  On a significant other.  But truth be told,...

How To: Reality TV not so real

Four-year-old girls running around in puffy sequined dresses with fake teeth. Beautiful young people fighting with each other over something that might have happened one...

Recession Living 101: Taming the animal print trend

I can’t help but cringe at the phrase “animal print trend.” Tacky Jane of the jungle dresses comes to mind. The truth is animal print...

End the night on a Brazilian note

It’s been a long night of club- hopping. The bartender has announced last call. You finish your drink and hop in a cab, wondering...

Who said we can’t be friends?

What came first, the chicken or the egg? If a tree falls in the woods and there’s no one around, does it make...

How To: It’s time to channel your inner child

Possibly one of my most memorable Christmas memories is waking up to an ocean of gifts in the living room. And I don’t...

Recession Living 101: Comfort reigns for CSUN fasion

Among our campus, there are three signature fashion styles for men and women. Women have a tendency of dressing casual, feminine or in layers. Men...

Greatness in the form of fried banana

I have come to love Thai food after moving to California from Hawaii. I especially love chicken satay and anything with snow peas in...

Relationships Happen: There’s no reason to settle for second place in...

The person who came up with the phrase “never settle for less” obviously didn’t know it’s much easier said than done. As cliché as the...

How To: Get your exercise out of the gym and without...

Wouldn’t it be great if we had a free gym membership for life?  I know that we all at one point or another would...

Recession Living 101: Easy, affordable costume ideas for Halloween

Whether you cringe at the thought of dressing up, work really hard on a costume, or fall somewhere in the middle, Oct. 31 is...