Sunday, April 30, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving Day — or, shall I say, Happy Transaction Day.

That’s right. When Corporate America decided to overstep its boundaries once more and do Thanksgiving a solid — quid pro quo the status quo — our reins of this national holiday began to slip....

The Christian Lifestyle: Fashion

How do I find my fashion style, or become more confident in it? — Anonymous Look, as a side preface, the question pool that I answer from is about as deep as a petri dish...

It’s Time We Had a Chat

The side-eye. One subtle glance of disgust. A slight eyebrow raise if you’ve really offended someone. The thousands who have walked through the halls of UCSD have been trained to hone our “Triton eye.”...

Vino and Visas: Realizations of a Quasi-European

This winter break, I was lucky to have my mom, dad and sister come visit me in Italy. We were in the Tuscan countryside for Christmas, spent New Year’s in Rome and then enjoyed...

The Christian Lifestyle: How to Start Reading

How can I find time to read for fun in college?— Anonymous As a Literature major, trust: if the weekly line-up for my classes is, a novel or two, secondary literature to accompany such discourses,...

Freshman Faux Pas: To Party or Not to Party, That is the Question

The clock had just ticked past midnight, and I was still (unsuccessfully) uncorking my sister’s only bottle of Moscato D’Asti (which, I immediately learned, I would drink over hard liquor any day). In a...

Vino and Visas: Not My Nonni

Italian nonni (grandparents) and old people are the best. They never let their old age get the best of them: they’re always going on walks, shopping or my personal favorite, having a heated conversation...

The Christian Lifestyle: Theatre Etiquette

I know you did a segment on rave etiquette, but what should I keep in mind for Theatre for the movies? — Anonymous While I can clearly see you’re taking the optimistic route — let...

In Limbo: the Talk on Library Walk

Library Walk pisses me off on a whole other level, and I avoid it at all costs, with only two notable exceptions. One, I occasionally feel like taking surprise selfies with the crazed Christians;...

Vino & Visas: Flirting with Foreign Boys

Since practically the moment I arrived in Italy, my friends and family have been asking me, "So have you met any cute Italian boys yet?” I guess it's a natural and fully-warranted inquiry, given...

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