By Jason Samp | Staff Writer | Buying a new car from a dealership is difficult for most college students as they require a steady income and a good credit report, while also paying high monthly payments on average. The main conflicts that come up are buying new versus buying used, as well as what key attributes to look for. However, used cars are a much more of a cost effective option for students. The main things to look for in a used car are low mileage, high mpg, good safety ratings and low cost. Finding all these features in a vehicle for a good price is difficult, however there are cars with various price ranges that students should consider. The Toyota Prius is a … [Read more...] about Car buying tips
By Jason Samp |Staff Writer| Aloha Poke Bowl is a delicious and healthy alternative to other fast food locations near CSUSB. Located just down the street from campus at 4235 N. University Parkway is a restaurant that serves fresh locally crafted Poke. Poke is a salad style dish that focuses around the main ingredient, raw fish. For those who prefer not to eat the raw fish, there is also a chicken option as well as vegetarian and vegan options. Edna Buenrostro is a third-year student that also works at Aloha Poke bowl; she was off the clock enjoying a small customized bowl. "Even though I work here and I can eat it whenever I want, I still crave it," said Buenrostro. "Even … [Read more...] about Restaurant Review: Aloha Poke Bowl
By Jason Samp |Staff Writer| Looking through your significant others phone can create problems in your relationship, although most students believe it's unacceptable behavior, others believe it can be justified. Nearly everyone who is or has been in a relationship has experienced the situation where their significant other has left the room and you begin to wonder whether or not you should look through their phone. However, there are two main outcomes, which sets up a lose-lose situation. You will either find your partner is up to something and now you're forced to confront them about it with your evidence coming from snooping, or you find nothing and you've violated that trust … [Read more...] about Is it okay to snoop?
By Jason Samp |Staff Writer| Craft therapy is an activity that promotes self-discovery, empowerment, relaxation, stress relief and personal fulfillment. CSUSB students who participated in the Craft Therapy session on Thursday, April 6 confirmed that crafting did help them to relax and relieve stress. The event began with a few minutes of socializing among the participating students. Heather Webster-Henry, Outreach Coordinator as well as Family and Marriage Therapist from the Counseling and Psychological Services, described the event as “an experience where the chatter of the mind is pushed aside.” The craft for the April 6 event was blackout poetry, and every week the craft … [Read more...] about Craft Therapy: calming the mind