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Geocaching: Modern-Day Treasure Hunting

October 7, 2010

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ADVENTURES IN YOUR BACKYARD By Jimmy Piraino Photos courtesy of Jimmy Piraino Ever feel like going treasure hunting, but you don’t have a map with a big fat "X" marking the spot? In this day and age, who needs a map at a...

Choosing Your Career

October 7, 2010

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  By Maya Lifton As a student, I know how hard it is to choose a major and figure out what you want to do in life. Luckily for us, CSUSM offers many programs that help students decide which career path to take. One resource...

New Men’s Basketball Coach Familiar to Success

October 5, 2010

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Jim Saia brings experience and achievement to CSUSM By Michael Rawson Photos by Aaron Jaffe When asked his opinion of the CSUSM campus, new basketball coach Jim Saia nearly jumps out of his khakis. “I think the campus is gr...

Apples are Ready!

September 21, 2010

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Pie-eating and apple picking at Julian’s Apple Days Festival By Vanessa Chalmers: Arts and Entertainment Editor Since San Diego enjoys beautiful, sunny weather for the majority of the year, our city is forced to mark the seas...

Prowlin’ the Kitchen: Apples to Apples

September 21, 2010

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By Jenna Jauregui: Digital Media Manager Drawing credit: Chelsea Jauregui Ah, apples.  Just the word itself inspires a wealth of images: bountiful baskets of fresh-picked fruit, the warm scent of fresh-baked pie, and the crisp...

Fresh, Local, Affordable Food: Exploring CSUSM’s Farmers’ Market

September 15, 2010

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By Jenna Jauregui: Digital Media Manager Pictures by Toria Bodden Above Image: Gaytan Farms In a world of pre-packaged, frozen edibles, farmers markets are a fresh reminder of food’s more natural origins.  Comprised of many...

ASI Excursions

September 15, 2010

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Adventures to enrich your college experience By Toria Bodden: Features Editor Media Credit: Office of Campus Recreation In last week’s issue, we reviewed some adventures to raise your happiness level without plundering your ...

Fun, Fit, and FABULOUS!

September 15, 2010

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ASI Campus Recreation offers variety of fitness classes By Jenna Jauregui Media Credit: Office of Campus Recreation From September 20 to December 10, you can take your pick of a variety of fun ways to exercise—and the classes...

Arts and Lectures Joins Social Justice to Bring Arts and Lectures Series

September 6, 2010

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By Toria Bodden: Features Editor This fall, the Office of Arts and Lectures has joined forces with the Social Justice and Equity Project to bring a varied and thought-provoking series of events to campus. Having the two departments...

Social Justice Centers

September 6, 2010

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By Roxanne Eusebio Here at Cal State San Marcos, there are three social justice centers that are open to all students. These centers are places on campus where students can come together, hangout, do homework, and meet new people. Cross...

Prowlin’ the Kitchen: Oatmeal– so cheap, so sweet!

September 6, 2010

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By Jenna Jauregui Digital Media Manager Photo Credits: Thumbnail Image: Chelsea Jauregui Article Image: methodsofhealing.com When faced with a tight food budget, many college students turn to Ramen noodles and the fast-food...

Living with What You’ve Got: A Helpful Guide for New Living Situations

September 6, 2010

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By Toria Bodden: Features Editor Photo Credit: geekwithlaptop.com Here at the Pride, we understand all the little things that come up in a brand spanking new living arrangement. We’ve seen it all: demented roommates, delusional...

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