By Jesy Amaro |Staff Writer| Cuba is a cultural delight offer to foreigners visiting the country. La Havana and Varadedo are two well-known cities for their rich Cuban culture, historical ruins standing tall today, and friendly people at every corner ready to share with you a bit of their beloved Cuba. La Havana, Cuba used to be an impenetrable jungle that kept the island safe from pirate invasions around the year of 1492, according to Milaka Pavich (Tour Guide). My family and I visited Cuba for two weeks in April; it was a rewarding Spring getaway to take part in and learn Cuban customs. Today, it is common to live in a sixteenth century Spanish colonial home in Cuba and … [Read more...] about Spring Break: La Havana
By Anonymous On this day I would have to spend 14 days in jail, everything about me being a person, a good student, and having this life that I have completely changed from that dark time in which I got this DUI was now out the window, because now on this day I was just a number and my thoughts and ideas would have no meaning. After rushing to get all of my senior projects finished on time and making sure that most of my homework is done to make sure that I can be on time for this date that I have been pushing back for so long, I had to jump into a car and be rushed to my untimely fate, or so I thought. I knew was this day was coming for months but I just tried to drown myself in … [Read more...] about Student goes from name to number.
By Erin Posjena |Staff Writer| Spring break is a time where most college students fantasize about relaxing beaches, picturesque scenery and bright city lights. March 24 is the start of CSUSB’s spring break and many students on campus are beginning to plan their ideal vacation destination. I asked various students on campus where they thought their ideal vacation spot would be while on a student budget. Student Ariana Gomez said she would love to visit San Francisco. “You can drive up there and there’s plenty of good food places and attractions!” said Gomez. San Francisco is a seven hour drive and offers visitors the chance to view the bay lights of the Golden Gate Bridge, … [Read more...] about Spring break destinations on a student budget
By James Kohler |Staff Writer| http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxMUvOzKN3U Let's go snowboarding! Learn about local ski resorts and where to get the best deals on rental equipment on campus. Click to learn more. … [Read more...] about Snowboarding over Spring Break
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 Yezi Cho |Staff Writer| Our winter quarter is coming to an end, and with finals around the corner, students anxiously await spring break to escape their stresses. Some students plan to travel out of state and even out of the country. However, for a safe trip, preparation ahead of time is required. If you are planning to visit other countries, it would be best to visit their embassies’ website for information on the current status of the country. These basic tips will help you plan your itinerary for a week long successful spring break trip. First of all, double check you have your passport, ID, visa, flight ticket and room reservation. Make sure you always have your … [Read more...] about Stress escape throughout spring break
By Angel Beltran |Staff Writer| Mexico remains on top of the current travel warnings list issued by the U.S. Department of State, although it remains one of the most popularized destinations for spring break travelers. Travel warnings are issued by the Department of State when a country is deemed far too dangerous for Americans to travel to. According to the Department of State website, more than half of all Americans killed in Mexico in 2009, whose deaths were reported to the U.S. Embassy, were killed in the border cities of Ciudad Juarez and Tijuana. The Texas Department of Public Safety also issued college students warnings about traveling south of the border for spring … [Read more...] about Students sound off on Spring Break plans