Angelice Romero |Staff Writer| The new app Whisper, and the Facebook page CSUSB Student Confessions, allows people to post their thoughts anonymously which is purely entertaining. Reading the confessions has become a new pastime of mine and for other students as well, not to mention providing a chuckle or two. This app and the CSUSB page are not only interesting and fun, but seems to be a stress reliever. Although some of the posts are very personal and often times emotional, it seems people from all over the world are able to relate to them. Confession #4435 is pretty personal, “I think I might have met my soul mate. It’s too soon to know for sure...but he is better than any … [Read more...] about Anonymous confession pages are the business
Archives for February 2013
By Suu Elen Manzano |Staff Writer| You are what you eat. I don’t know about you but I don’t want to be genetically engineered. I want to know if the food I’m consuming was made in a laboratory. Much like Frankenstein, Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) can be freaks of non-nature. GMOs are created in a lab by taking genetic material from one organism and putting it into the DNA of another. If this wasn’t controversial enough, then you also need to consider that no official study has ever been conducted to define the long term effects of consuming GMOs. For all we know, we could start growing extra limbs. According to a study done at Ohio State University, “Clinical … [Read more...] about Genetically altered foods are dangerous, not to mention nasty.
By Brenda Acuna |Staff Writer| Unless you drive a Prius, Southern Californians have a lot to complain about in terms of gas prices. With the average price of gasoline at $4.282 in the Inland Empire, the holes in my pockets keep getting deeper and deeper. As a daily driver and commuter to CSUSB, I drive roughly between 80-100 miles a day. I commute five days a week to school and I absolutely hate having to spend so much on gas. I drive a fuel efficient 2012 Honda Civic and I still have to fill up my gas tank every 3-4 days. According to a AAA report, gas prices have risen for 32 days straight, and show no signs of abating. There are plenty of news reports attributing the … [Read more...] about Gas prices up 83% since 2009
By Maria Perry |Staff Writer| An assortment of dapper suits and bejeweled gowns graced the Oscar red carpet Sunday evening, however, four shone a little brighter than the rest, making them the best dressed of the night. Jennifer Lawrence amazed the red carpet in a white Dior dress, with slight circular dented patterns from her strapless neck line all the way to the train. Fitted at the top and big and flowing at the bottom, the gown brought out her eyes and complimented her fair complexion. The light blue eye shadow also made her smile and eyes pop. The simplicity of her hair in a bun topped off the look. Alicia Vikander wore a baby … [Read more...] about The Best and Worst Dressed at The Oscars
By Zyrus Cruz |Staff Writer| Creepy, eerie and unusual sounds of drums and electronic synthesizers as well as a haunting voice fill my ears and I am just plain scared. Atoms For Peace’s debut album, Amok, was released on Feb. 23. The experimental rock and electronic super group was formed in late 2009 in Los Angeles. The five man band consists of Radiohead lead singer Thom Yorke (vocal, guitar, and piano), Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, longtime Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich (keyboards, synths), Joey Waronker of Beck and R.E.M. (drums) and Brazilian instrumentalist Mauro Refosco (percussion). Amok provides the listeners with dark artistic electronic sounds. The … [Read more...] about Atoms for Peace’s sound lost in space
By Mike Sessions |Staff Writer| After nearly five years of careful development, the time has come for the release of the highly anticipated PlayStation 4 game system. After Sony’s very successful run with the PlayStation 3, which was released back in 2006, the PS4 is slated to be much more advanced in nearly every aspect as far as software compatibility, speed and features. Complete downloadable content is now available, allowing consumers to not only purchase games from retail stores, but download games right onto the hard drive. The download doesn’t even have to be complete before gameplay, as it will continue downloading using PlayStation’s new secondary background … [Read more...] about Gamers for PS4
By Shannon Luster |Staff Writer| The Oscars celebrated the best films of the year on ABC on Feb. 24 in an entertaining event that included singing, dancing, and more. Host Seth MacFarlane, writer and creator of "Family Guy" and other shows, opened the Oscars with a joke about his quest to make actor Tommy Lee Jones smile. The show opened with a fast-paced montage of clips from Bond films, speeding cars, beautiful women, handsome Bonds, and explosions complete with music, celebrating 50 years of Bond films. First lady Michelle Obama made a surprise appearance with actor Jack Nicholson as he announced the coveted Best Picture "Argo," directed by Ben Affleck. Daniel Day-Lewis … [Read more...] about 2013 Oscar performances steal show
By Shannon Luster |Staff Writer| Fall down the rabbit hole and into the Mad T Party, a thrilling, nighttime experience that you will not want to miss. The Mad T Party Band is a clever, musical spin on the characters from the movie, "Alice in Wonderland," directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp and Mia Waskowska. Alice, the Mad Hatter, and others in the band perform songs each night at Disney California Adventure, the theme park located across from Disneyland. This event promises to deliver good music from the Mad T Party Band, delicious yet wacky drinks and more. Performances typically begin at the top of … [Read more...] about The Mad T Party Band go Disney
By Yeana Kim |Staff Writer| This week for Coyote Watch we asked students how they discover new music? Is it through radio, friends, etc? Joshuah Montero, Freshman "Usually from other people, or music I hear on TV. I do not use specific sites online or watch music channels. I usually watch commercials, and if i like it, I just look it up on Google. I just type the band name of the commercial and eventually find it." Kevin Kang, Sophomore "I find music through radio and sometimes TV. I live with my parents, so, whatever they listen to on MTV. I just ask my brother or friends for some websites to find … [Read more...] about Coyote Watch: How do CSUSB students discover new music? Is it through radio, friends, etc?
By Jounghun Kim |Staff Writer| Learning about different cultures every now and then is quite interesting for students. Korean Culture Night was hosted by students in the Asian Studies and Language Exchange Club. The event focused on South Korean culture, and traditional Korean food, like Bibimbab, was provided at the event. The Bibimbab is made from cooked rice mixed with many vegetables and gochu-jang, a red hot pepper paste. The president of the club, Russell Morgan tasted it and said, “It is really hot, really, really hot,” as he turned bright red. I really enjoyed this event because it was a good reminder of my life in Korea. I was able to eat foods that I am not able … [Read more...] about CSUSB exchange students host Korean Culture Night