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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.

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...

Throwback Valentine’s Day Playlist

Throwback Valentine's Day Playlist
McClatchy Tribune February 12, 2014

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...

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...

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...

Spice up the holidays with chai cupcakes

Spice up the holidays with chai cupcakes
McClatchy Tribune November 13, 2013

The swift entry of the cold weather season means one thing in many people’s homes– baking.The science of baking, as one might like to refer to the yummy pastime, assuredly precludes experimenting and...

PLG-GADGETS

Photo courtesy of McClatchy Tribune April 30, 2013

Logitech's WiFlie Digital Video Security System allows you to set up a house wide system in 15 minutes. (Logitech/MCT) Once installed, users can monitor multiple rooms, entrances or yards and get instant...

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