By Danielle Workman |Staff Writer| New spring trends are inspiring students to design their fingernails. Nail design gives our imagination the ability to run wild and transform our nails to an artistic canvas. Whether you paint them yourself, or you relax with a manicure, it is something most of us do regularly. Nail polish colors and trends continuously change, like the weather. Within the past year, a few trends have painted their polish to stay for good. Gel polish, art design and neutral colors are among the few that are the ultimate craze at the moment. A gel polish manicure lasts for about two weeks, without chipping or cracking and stays shiny the entire … [Read more...] about New season, New nails, New YOU!
By Gabbie Corral |Staff Writer| Kimley Jones and her daughter, Kourtney, have been attending CSUSB together for the last five years and have been loving every minute of it. They will both graduate together this June—Kimley with a master’s degree in education and Kourtney with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. “I love that even though [CSUSB] is a decent-sized campus, it’s still like a small campus because the professors have been so nice to me and they know who I am. I love that personal touch,” said Kimley when asked what her favorite thing about being a student was. She hopes to attain a local teaching job after graduation and give back to students in a similar way. Kourtney … [Read more...] about Mother-daughter duo shine at CSUSB
By Marissa Mooney |Staff Writer| As the end of the quarter approaches, many students will be searching for summer jobs and graduates will be out looking for a career. Fortunately, the Career Development Center has your back, presenting students with their annual fashion show on April 18 in the San Manuel Student Union Event Center. The free event allowed students to come and learn how to dress appropriately from casual to business attire. Select models were used as examples on the proper way to dress when interviewing as well as what is appropriate for the office. Amber Williams and Jose Quintero hosted the event and presented the models with the proper clothes to brand yourself … [Read more...] about Fashion show prepares pupils for big business
By R. Anthony Diaz |Asst. Features Editor| Despite the controversial politics set by the governor and legislature in Arizona, the state holds many beautiful wonders that are worth experiencing. Whether standing next to a cliff that enters the Earth’s core in the Grand Canyon or counting the hundreds of color variations in a single sunset, this is a place where you can revamp your soul. This is one of the few states where you can actually experience the desert’s heat, the cooling of a lake and the enjoyment of fresh snow. Although it would be nearly impossible to do all three in one day, these places are for those on a mission. One of the best spots for fun in the sand are the … [Read more...] about Diaries of a Jetsetter – A guy’s guide to getting lost in Arizona
By Matthew Bramlett |Arts & Entertainment Editor| The CSUSB Theatre Arts Department is set to ring in the spring season with their rendition of Nilaja Sun’s award-winning play “No Child.” The play, opening on March 9, is a comedy that focuses on a teacher instilling a love of the arts on a group of low-income and underprivileged teenagers in New York City. It will be directed by Dr. Kathryn Ervin, who is also the chair of the department. “It’s about how just the smallest amount of exposure in the arts can change people in a profound way,” said Josh Gren, the theatre department’s public relations specialist. The play is the semi-autobiographical story of Sun, a former … [Read more...] about CSUSB thespians set for new show
By Eric Brown |Managing Editor| The Libyan road to revolution has been marred by bloodied conflict, corruption and distrust but with the capture and death of former dictator, Muammar Gaddafi, the state of civil war seems to have officially reached an end. While official fighting has been over for some weeks now, Gaddafi has remained elusive since the toppling of his regime. Targeted by many international organisations for crimes against humanity, the justice of his death still hangs as a question to the world. Gaddafi capture was not by coalition forces or covert operatives from major players but instead he was brought in alive and unharmed by troops from the National Transitional … [Read more...] about Libya’s new age: Gaddafi killed in crossfire