Saturday, August 19, 2017

Vino and Visas: Ciao United States and Ciao Italy

  One of my favorite Italian words is “Ciao”. Not only is “ciao” incredibly fun and easy to say, but it’s also a multipurpose word, meaning both “hello” and “goodbye.” This is why I have (not-so)...

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,...

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.”...

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 to SoCal

I’m new to California and I want to know how can I adjust to living life here? Is there anything I should know about the SoCal culture or the California culture in general? —...

The Christian Lifestyle: Choosing Your Candidate

How do I know what I stand for during this political season? How do I be informed and know which candidate is best for me? — Anonymous An onlooker of the political stadium, which is...

The Christian Lifestyle: Advice Column

After provoking American Airlines and Southwest to duke it out for his plane ticket on Twitter — the decisive factor being the former’s offer to role-play Old Hollywood with apple juice — Christian Gerard...

The Christian Lifestyle: Saving and Spending

I want to learn how to use my money better. What are some of your own strategies or philosophies? Thanks! — Anonymous I never thought a day would come when someone asks me for financial...

Freshman Faux Pas: Dating: Crazy, Stupid, Vincent.

We were sprawled across the wooden floor of my one-car garage-converted-to-room and passed around a bottle of tangerine wine (if you scoff at my drink of choice, whatever, I’m poor, and it was $5)....

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...