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A Look Back with Oscar: ‘Space Jam’

April 15, 2020

Join Oscar Torres as he looks back on old pop culture gems and reviews them as if they were released today. Do they still hold up to today's standards?

Retro Review Episode One: 'Super Mario Bros' staying strong after 35 years

Retro Review Episode One: ‘Super Mario Bros’ staying strong after 35 years

April 12, 2020

After 35 years of the franchise's existence, the first "Super Mario Bros." is still a fun-filled experience that is easy to understand...

A Day in the Life of Luis: Talks of death and hook-up culture

Luis Lemus, Co-Sports Editor

April 9, 2020

Many empires that fall from grace are documented and talked about for centuries. Some just end. Unfortunately the last name...

A Day in the Life of Luis: Dealing with adversity

Luis Lemus, Co-Sports Editor

March 6, 2020

Every day people are faced with adversity in many ways. However adversity comes, do not let it lead to detriment. Overcome...

A Day in the Life of Luis: Learning to leave yesterday as yesterday

Luis Lemus, Co-sports editor

February 24, 2020

While the muscularity might never be there, I will always strive for it. Whether “it” is, in the gym or in the classroom. Remembering being in the gym, struggling with the weight I once would, “not even waste my time with,” before and to even be struggling to raise was a huge piece of humble pie I was not ready for. Truth be told, many...

“A day in the life of Luis”: My MS story

Luis Lemus, Co-Sports Editor

February 16, 2020

Happy belated Valentine's Day to all who choose to participate. I have been trying all week to think of a topic to cover today but mostly came back to that one topic: love. Choosing the negative route and ending up in the territory of suicide rates within the MS community, life is too great to make the focus on the negative. So, let the discussion...

“A day in the Life of Luis”: The Healthcare system is a joke

Luis Lemus, Co-Sports Editor

February 13, 2020

Let’s face it: medicine or medical treatment in the U.S. is insanely expensive. Millions of people will be forced to make a choice between having a medication to keep them alive or starve, and possibly die. Newsweek says approximately 800 thousand to 1 million people travel to Mexico for medical procedures. To put it in closer perspective, it ...

An assortment of pill bottles set against the backdrop of the American flag, 1982.

A Day in the Life of Luis: Therapy and CSU’s

February 6, 2020

Having a chance to speak with an occupational therapist is great since it serves as just that: therapy, a platform for being open...

“A Day in the Life of Luis”: The words you never want to hear

Luis Lemus, co-sports editor

January 23, 2020

In childhood, there is more than likely the chance of looking at one's own parents as invincible. Even when faced with adversity, they’ve willingly put themselves in harm's way rather than seeing their children experience the feeling of said pain. When I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, I heard it and had an idea of what the future would...

Everyone should be able to dress sexy without harrassment

Photo credit: Carlos Ruiz

Bianca Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

October 24, 2018

It’s Halloween night, you are at a party, you have some crappy flat beer in a red Solo cup, you are dressed as something culturally...

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