April 2009

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Shoes, Purses & Babies

In the past few years babies have been the talk of the town, from the “octomom” to Angelina Jolie: who has one, who’s expecting, and who’s adopting. With all the frenzy in the media over those little bundles of joy, it’s no wonder young people everywhere are getting caught in the frenzy, and taking the plunge into parenthood, but are they ready?


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Theater is quite a production

City College students work hard while building theatrical sets in the City Theater. Photo by Allison Valenzuela.
The technical side of theater production is often overlooked and under appreciated by its audience. Without it, the actors of City Theatre’s “A Servant of Two Masters” would be repeating the script on an empty stage in the jeans and tee-shirts they showed up in.


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The poetic side of City College


For a city often maligned for its lack of distinction and excitement, Sacramento has a large, vibrant, and growing poetry scene.


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boxed red wine | Jolly Green Giant ain’t got nothing on me

How much does a Twinkie cost? A dollar? Does that include
your diabetes testing supplies, insulin, and any other health care necessity you are begging for each time you eat them? Compared to the cost of eating junk food, vegetables are a steal.



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No view from the bleachers

The New York Yankees, quite possibly the most recognizable team in all of baseball, opened a beautiful-billion-dollar – yes that’s right, one billion dollars – stadium on April 18.


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NCAA tournament goes tech

Thanks to the wonders of technology, fans of NCAA basketball no longer have to ditch work or school to keep track of all the action.


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SCC Celebrates Hall of Fame Inductees

Allison Valenzuela | Staff Photographer A silver-haired man makes his way to the podium. He is shorter and smaller than you would expect for a…


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Instructor worth a thousand words

A 12-year-old girl with curly, dark hair pulls the “O” volume of the Collier’s Encyclopedia off the shelf. As she skims through the volume she stops to read whatever catches her interest. She comes across an extensive scientific article on “Optics.”


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Journalists can party too


With midterms being forced down students’ throats, spring break did not come soon enough. Ten days of liberation: the freedom to sleep in past noon, watch reruns of scandalous reality TV shows, and at least for the first few days of break, hang out with friends without a care in the world — except who’s buying the next 12-pack.