By Gladys Oliva |Staff Writer| There are quite a few thrift stores in the San Bernardino county and with winter right around the corner students are seeking to put together a trendy outfit for a reasonable cost. Thrift stores are usually filled with books, antiques, furniture and most importantly, clothing that contains several color tones and fashion trends at very low prices. Thrifting can be fun and bring out your creative side while hunting for an outfit. “Thrift stores aren't the only place I shop at but I enjoy going there for fun. I always find stylish and affordable things that I can wear,” said student Lauren Sanchez. Both Versace and Christian Dior, added fur jackets … [Read more...] about Only got twenty Dollars in my pocket
By Erika Aguilar |Staff Writer| Amazon will be experimenting with a new pilot program while continuing to expand its business in the U.S. by planning to open 20,000 grocery stores within the next decade. The pilot program consists of opening 20 grocery stores at locations including, Seattle, New York, Las Vegas, Miami and the Bay Area, according to Business Insider. Amazon will also be testing out two different concepts during its program. Ten of the grocery stores will be "click and collect" which will allow customers to shop online and schedule a time to pick up their items at the store, according to Fortune news. "I think the 'click and collect' concept is pretty good for … [Read more...] about Amazon looks to make shopping easy
By Erendy Torres |Staff Writer| "We buy things we don't need, with money we don't have, to impress people we don't like," is a famous quote from the movie Fight Club. We live in a generation in which we spend more money than what we make. On Feb. 13, rapper Kanye West tweeted that he is $53 million in personal debt. "I write this to you my brothers while still 53 million dollars in personal debt... Please pray we overcome... This is my true heart..." tweeted West. West is facing a multi-million-dollar debt, yet he is still not humbling down his expenses. West and his wife Kim Kardashian, are installing a lake-sized pool in their $20 million mansion's backyard in Bel-Air, … [Read more...] about The cost of keeping up
By Taylor Vermillion |Staff Writer| Summer hasn't officially reached Southern California just yet, but the heat has definitely arrived. With temperatures hitting the triple digits, there’s no doubt this summer is going to be one of the hottest ones yet. Lucky for us that means sweater weather is in the past and it’s time to bust out the summer wardrobe. “I'm sad that I can't really wear my boots anymore, but you can't really go wrong with an adorable pair of sandals,” said CSUSB student Alicia Zapata. Zapata added, “I've always been a shorts and flip flop girl anyways, so the heat isn't really hitting my closet too hard.” Unfortunately, some of us haven't prepared for … [Read more...] about Hello Summer, so long spring
By Courtney Mata |Staff Writer| Sales! They are everywhere this holiday season, but where do you really save a buck? We all know that Black Friday is around the corner, that crazy intense day where everyone loses their sanity and rushes into department stores with a credit card in hand. Well, it doesn’t have to be that way. Many stores have an online site where you can begin Black Friday shopping early. Amazon have been sending out e-mails reminding their customers to shop for Black Friday sales online. I know this because I have an Amazon account and I have been receiving friendly reminders on Black Friday sales. If Black Friday shopping is not your first choice to shop … [Read more...] about Avoid the stress and start shopping now!
By Angelice Romero |Staff Writer| With spring break right around the corner, the only thing on students’ minds should be resting, partying, and hitting the beach. The time off is to let loose and drink away the nights before we have to come back for the next quarter. Unless you're working during that week, you should be getting ready to have an eventful and relaxing time. Some students are off to the college kid’s dream vacation with bikinis, beaches and booze. Places like Cancun, Hawaii and Palm Springs have been filled with college students since Feb. 9 and they will have a wave of students coming in until mid April. During spring break in these hot-spot destinations, … [Read more...] about Spring break plans- Get to it!
By Marissa Mooney |Asst. A&E Editor| Paying for books, classes and gas can take a toll on a student’s wallet and their budget for shopping. Since school and work consumes most of our time, it is hard to find a chance to spend money on ourselves. Students are always browsing to find the latest deals on clothes, electronics and other gadgets while having a small budget expense. Many have turned to online shopping. “I like to shop at stores and online, but I choose online over anything because it saves the hassle of wasting gas going to the mall,” said student Eduardo Escobedo. “I get better deals in the stores sometimes, but it has its tradeoffs. My favorite online shopping … [Read more...] about The perks of being an online shopper
By R. Anthony Diaz |Asst. Features Editor| There are a few ways to experience the Swiss Alps: by car and train, hiking or plane. If you simply want to see and not exhaust your stay, well the Swiss train is the best way! Did I mention I am a huge Dr. Seuss fan? Anywho, as I said, the best way to arrive in Zurich, Switzerland is by train. They have invested ridiculous amounts of cash into their rail system and I must rave, their ride is the nicest I have ever been in. But there is a catch; do not get too comfortable. While busy enjoying the millions of things there were to look at, thirty minutes off the train I realized I left my Canon on the train. Talk about freaking … [Read more...] about Diaries of a Jet Setter: A guy’s guide to getting lost – Zurich
By: Eric Sanchez |Asst. News Editor| Chances are you’ve either shopped at American Apparel, or seen one of their racy ads around town (and around the Internet) before. American Apparel took hipsterdom by storm a couple of years ago by offering very basic garments and branding them with an L.A coolness and coupling that with socially progressive stances on issues such as immigration reform and same-sex marriage rights. One of their biggest claims to fame, though, has been the fact that every single garment and accessory they sell in their more than 285 stores worldwide is made here in the U.S.A. All the while the company still pays their factory workers with fair wages and offers them many … [Read more...] about A Day at American Apparel