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Kids are growing up too fast

Brandon Gonzales, 12, has been using a cell phone since he was 10. Almost all of his friends have cell phones, too. His mom, Elizabeth Gonzales, likes knowing that he can call home at any time.
Renee C. Byer October 26, 2015

Brandon Gonzales, 12, has been using a cell phone since he was 10. Almost all of his friends have cell phones, too. His mom, Elizabeth Gonzales, likes knowing that he can call home at any time. "It...

Cringe worthy trends – staff edition

Culture staff tells all.
Courtesy of McClatchy Tribune May 1, 2014

Name: Alex HernandezEmbarrassing Trend: MySpaceWhy you are embarrassed: Now that I look back, it is so embarrassing to think about my “top 8” and all the drama of who your top friends are. I spent...

The Cronut: A crispy, sugar-drenched donut

Elizabeth DeCicco April 29, 2014
The cronut is a registered trademark of where it was born, Dominique Ansel Bakery in Manhattan. The New York Post had declared Ansel as the “Willy Wonka of NYC.” Ansel created this sensational pastry to be innovative and creative for his bakery, and took him two months to develop the recipe, Ansel told USA Today.

Boba tea: Bubblin’ up a storm at Sac State

Boba tea: Bubblin' up a storm at Sac State
McClatchy Tribune April 29, 2014

They’re not sodas, or juices; and not even smoothies. They’re bubble teas. Well that’s just one of the many names given to this drink.Bubble tea, boba tea, pearl milk tea; no matter which way people...

Simple hangover cures for spring break

Simple hangover cures for spring break
McClatchy Tribune March 23, 2014

With spring break just around the corner, and the prospect of not having any school responsibilities or homework for one measly week being as good a reason as any to do some boozing, don’t let a hangover...

Get the job you want with a suitable resume

Get the job you want with a suitable resume
Elizabeth DeCicco March 23, 2014

As graduation approaches for some Sacramento State students, feelings of excitement come near, but the overall fear of the employment world also creeps up. Building a resume is the launch of a career after...

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 12, 2014

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...

Terry McMillian shares stories and inspiration

Terry McMillian shares stories and inspiration
McClatchy Tribune February 9, 2014

“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...

Soap operas in South Korea reflect passion and drama

Soap operas in South Korea reflect passion and drama
McClatchy Tribune February 5, 2014

South Korean dramas can be filled with as much comedy or drama as Latin telenovelas or  American soap operas, but without the time commitment. American soap operas such as “Days of Our Lives” can...

Kellie Picker shies away from pop-based country

Kellie Picker shies away from pop-based country
McClatchy Tribune November 26, 2013

In most cases, if you do not finish first on the hit television show “American Idol,” you are instantly forgotten and never to be heard from again.Country singer Kellie Pickler gained fame on the fifth...

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