By Joshua Aguilar |Staff Writer|
Superheroes may only exist in comics and movies, but imagine if they were among us at CSUSB.
The life of a student would be exciting if they were granted the powers of their favorite comic book hero.
Students would be able to take advantage of all the benefits their powers can give them to make college life easier.
With a plethora of options, one can’t help but wonder what would the students choose for their superpowers.
“With my ability to stop time, I would stop cars from pulling into the parking spot I want,” said student Brandon Sanchez.
“That way you could park in a really good spot in front of the UH building, because no one wants to park in the parking structures in the back,” continued Sanchez.
A college student’s ability to stop time would be an extremely valuable power to have.
“I would use it for the online classes where you have an assignment due at 11:59 p.m., but you haven’t started or you forgot,” explained Sanchez.
“I would freeze time to do the assignment and then right before 11:59 hit, I would unfreeze time and upload the assignment and I’d be safe,” concluded Sanchez.
The perks of having superpowers can also be used unselfishly.
“I would freeze time so everyone can take a 20 minute nap and get their rest in,” said Sanchez.
The power to stop time is one of the most popular powers a student would want. Mayra Gonzalez explained what she would do with her power to control time.
“I would be able to use it for my study hours and to get projects done a lot faster,” said Gonzalez.
“It would also help me out because I procrastinate sometimes, so it would manage time in my favor,” added Gonzalez.
CSUSB could use a student with Gonzalez’s preferred powers, especially when it comes to setting up events on campus.
“I would be able to help others cut down the hours that it would take to set up events to seconds around campus,” concluded Gonzalez.
Teleportation is the second most popular superpower among students.
“I would teleport to class every morning,” said student Brian Hughes.
“There would be no need for being late because I could be ready and in the blink of an eye just appear,” continued Hughes.
The students who forget their scantrons on exam days and who wish to study abroad but cannot afford it, can depend on heroes like Hughes.
“I would definitely use my power to assist people who forgot their scantrons before a midterm or final by teleporting to the bookstore and buying some,” added Hughes.
“I would teleport students to foreign countries that way they didn’t need to pay to study abroad just to travel,” concluded Hughes.
The new “Marvel film, Captain America: Civil War” is coming out May 6.
CSUSB superheroes were asked which side of the Marvel Civil War they would fight alongside, and the majority of would-be superheroes of CSUSB stand with Team Iron Man over Team Captain America.
“Iron Man is that badass that I would like to be,” said Sanchez.
“He’s kickass. He doesn’t care about anything,” concluded Sanchez.