Sunday, April 30, 2017

The Good, the Bad and the Break-Up Sex

Dear readers, I am sad to inform you that not all is well with your beloved columnist as of late. During this past month, I had to end my relationship with the person I...

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.”...

The Christian Lifestyle: New Year, New Me

Question: How do I become the “new me” this year? — Anonymous Self-reinvention depends entirely on the basis of what you actually can do. If the “new me” is a powerful demigod capable of growing...

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...

Vino & Visas: Ci Vediamo, Italia. Un Bacio.

I’m not good with goodbyes, which is why I’m so grateful Italians are never saying it. Instead, they use the phrase, “ci vediamo,” which is most similar to our English expression, “see you later.”...

The Christian Lifestyle: Heart Broken

I recently got my heart broken by someone. How do I mitigate the pain? — Anonymous We’re rapidly approaching Valentine's season: shaming singles through lavish consumeristic contests on who can most prominently display their affection....

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....

And This it How it Feels, As We Go On

I want to start off by saying something that might be strange, but it’s something I know I’ll be saying a lot in the near future, and that is: Goodbye. Whew! That felt good. You know,...

To Infinity and Beyond, My Fellow Guardians!

  I woke up groggy and checked the time. It was 2:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. I threw on my lived-in slims and my too-tight Belle & Sebastian t-shirt, which had a picture...

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