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Cringe worthy trends – staff edition

Cringe worthy trends – staff edition

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 so many hours on a website I forget even exists anymore.Name: Steven SennEmbarrassing Trend: Turtle...

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 ruin even one of those mornings. Everyone knows the basics; don’t mix alcohols and drink lot...

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 college.Here are the best techniques to advertise your experience and skills to potential employers from the ...

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 Fall In Love”Released: 1995Artist: Michael JacksonSong: “The Way You Make Me Feel”Released: 1987Artist: Goo...

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

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...

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 be on the air for over 40 yearswhereas South Korean dramas usually run about 16 to 20 episodes in the sp...

Kellie Picker shies away from pop-based country

Kellie Picker shies away from pop-based country

McClatchy Tribune

November 25, 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 season of “American Idol” as she finished sixth place in the contest. Luckily for her, she...

Spice up the holidays with chai cupcakes

Spice up the holidays with chai cupcakes

McClatchy Tribune

November 12, 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 trying out new recipes.One easy and convenient way to test out new flavor combinations is in the...

PLG-GADGETS

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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 motion-activated alerts sent to a cell phone or an email account. The system accommodates up to six camera...

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