Category Archives: Everyday Life

front of cathedral in Valladolid, Spain

New Experiences!

Every once in a while, you have a day where you try something new. Whether it is a new type of food, looking at a math question in a different…

cartoon showing a stick figure slumped over its desk

No One Said It Would Be Easy…

Last year at this time I dreaded thinking about my high school graduation. The snow was blowing, my senior classes were dwindling to a close, and college was advancing faster…

A Little on the Creative Side

Nestled in the Cyber Café, residents of the Hillside Suites were able to showcase their artistic abilities on December 10th at the first Hillside Art Exhibition. More than ten artists…

inflatable "finish" sign

Finally – A BREAK!

I must admit that as this semester draws closer to an end, that finish line is looking quite ravishing. Family members and friends crowd the taped-off line, cameramen struggle to get the best…

Couple dancing

North County’s Winter Fest

Hello everyone! The North County Extension Center is finally throwing their first ever dance, hosted by the Latino Club! We’re calling it Winter Fest! Everyone is welcome and IT’S FREE….

Silhouettes of three people jumping on beach

Achieving Mastery

I’ve learned that life isn’t easy, bad things come in threes, and mind over matter actually works. I’ve also learned that starting a college essay at 8 p.m. guarantees sleep deprivation,…

Ornament on a Christmas tree

O Anthropology: Some History of the Christmas Tree

Christmas time is here again. At least, that’s what the stores’ decorations say. So what better way to start off the beginnings of Christmas cheer than with a little lesson…

Bike wheel

My Take on Change

I’ve never been the type of girl who enjoyed change. Transitioning from those awkward middle school years to the drama-filled years of high school, I never saw myself morph into an…

Two girls on the train tracks, about to step in to the great unknown.

Life Goes On

I want to share something I wrote at the beginning of this semester that goes as follows: “The world is a vast plot of land and water resting at our…

The Future road sign

The Future

People scatter across the cemented pathways; a colorful sea of ethnicity, culture and differences. Some smile as they pull on jackets and scarves to stay warm against the bitter Fall…