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Restaurant Review: Sandra Dee’s serves food for the soul

Steven Senn

February 18, 2014


Filed under Culture, Food

The building the restaurant is in looks as if it would be a great venue to enjoy a smoky jazz performance, with its thick brick walls being a perfect sound suppressor to subdue the wails of a horn or a screaming guitar from escaping into the sleepy residential streets.Its outside walls even have some...

Easy red velvet cheesecake-swirled brownies

Easy red velvet cheesecake-swirled brownies

Elizabeth DeCicco

February 13, 2014


Filed under Culture, Food

For those who yearn for something tasty on Valentine’s Day this year, indulge a little and bake this simple dessert as a gift to your sweetheart, your roommate, or for yourself. Ingredients:For the brownies:1 box red velvet cake mix½ cup butter (1 stick), melted1 large egg1 tablespoon waterFor the cream cheese t...

Throwback Valentine’s Day Playlist

Throwback Valentine’s Day Playlist

McClatchy Tribune

February 12, 2014


Filed under Arts, Campus, Culture

Throwback Valentine’s Day PlaylistArtist: Faith HillSong: “The Way You Love Me”Released: 2000Artist: Lauryn HillSong: “Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You”Released: 1998Artist: SelenaSong: “I Could Fall In Love”Released: 1995Artist: Michael JacksonSong: “The Way You Make Me Feel”Released: 1987Artist: Goo...

Romantic Valentine’s Day cocktails

Romantic Valentine’s Day cocktails

Alex Hernandez

February 12, 2014


Filed under Arts, Campus, Culture

If you’re stuck on what to do for friends or significant other this Valentine’s day, Instead of the typical chocolates, flowers or cards, surprise your valentine with a round of romantic cocktails created by a fellow Sacramento State student.Senior business major Alex Soohoo is a student by day a...

Salsa Loca Club changes lives

Salsa Loca Club changes lives

Yarcenia Garcia

February 12, 2014


Filed under Campus, Culture

Sexy, energetic and intense are all things one would think of when they hear the word “salsa,” but Sacramento State’s Salsa Loca Club is all of that and more.Salsa Loca President Junior Naranjo said the club helped him go from a shy, small town student to somebody more social thanks to the acti...

People pole Dance for more than just money

People pole Dance for more than just money

Alex Hernandez

February 11, 2014


Filed under Arts, Culture

Senior English major Johana Mandap begins her Thursday night in midair. She appears to float as her and five other students spiral, twist and turn almost 10 feet off the ground, inside the hot pink and black studio adorned by twinkling string lights. As her body moves like a ribbon in the wind, she only...

Chocolate: Its history and why we we love it for Valentine’s Day

Chocolate: Its history and why we we love it for Valentine’s Day

McClatchy Tribune

February 11, 2014


Filed under Campus, Culture, Food

Forrest Gump’s mother compared chocolate to life when she said, “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get.”Chocolate is ancient, but iconic - regardless of marketability - and it is one of the most popular traditions during Valentine’s Day.Zach Smith is a junior b...

Anime and Manga Society: As cool as creative gets

Steven Senn

February 11, 2014


Filed under Campus, Culture

The first thing to notice in the Anime and Manga Society’s initial meeting is that there are women present.Although the men outnumber the women by about six to one, but it is an indication of the evolution of the genre.Anime is not just for geeky boys anymore. Sure, geeks abound, but now both men and ...

Terry McMillian shares stories and inspiration

Terry McMillian shares stories and inspiration

McClatchy Tribune

February 8, 2014


Filed under Campus, Culture

“Happy Black History Month, even though I’m black all year long.”And with that, noted author Terry McMillan set the tone for a night full of laughter, wisdom, and insight.On February 6th, the New York Times author of such works as “How Stella Got Her Groove Back” as well as “Waiting to Ex...

Savory aromas in Mariposa Hall

Savory aromas in Mariposa Hall

Elizabeth DeCicco, Reporting by Wendy Aguilar

February 5, 2014


Filed under Campus, Culture

Savory aromas of garlic and soy sauce filled a Mariposa kitchen lab last Friday, when Dr. Seunghee Wie, chair of the Family and Consumer Sciences Department, shared her Korean food expertise with the Environmental Management Department.Wie proudly shared knowledge about her culture and some implication...

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