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Bounce Back: SDSU rowing commit Margaret Schwiebert explains how she recovered from surgery

Bounce Back: SDSU rowing commit Margaret Schwiebert explains how she recovered from surgery

Anthony Moll

May 24, 2017

For many athletes, getting injured can significantly impact their career. In some cases they stop playing their long-loved sport. Filled with disappointment, these athletes tend to put aside their sweat stained jersey as they attempt to turn the page, starting a new chapter. However for senior Margaret...

Anxiety disorders: Diving into the domain of a mental disorder

Anxiety disorders: Diving into the domain of a mental disorder

Becca Zheng

May 24, 2017

nxiety affects nearly 40 percent of Americans. Learn what it means to struggle with anxiety in this podcast which focuses on someone who copes with an anxiety disorder, and hear what a psychologist has to say about the general ideas and issues with anxiety. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks...

Under the hood of MVHS water polo

Under the hood of MVHS water polo

Ruth Feng

August 22, 2016

With the U.S. Water polo teams making a big splash at the Olympics this year, there’s been talk among viewers that water polo is no more than just a combination of other sports. To dive deeper into the basic elements that make up water polo, we asked senior water polo player Brendan Hughes and MVHS...

Food: Mod Pizza, the closer, friendlier alternative to Pieology

Food: Mod Pizza, the closer, friendlier alternative to Pieology

Vanessa Qin

February 23, 2015

MOD: Made On Demand. The name of this newly opened pizza spot holds true to the fast-paced, personalized nature of the restaurant’s assembly line. MOD opened up in late December of 2014, across the street from Westgate Mall in San Jose, offering a surplus of sauces for your pies, unlimited toppings t...

What really happens on Black Friday for a family of avid shoppers

What really happens on Black Friday for a family of avid shoppers

Vanessa Qin

December 1, 2014

 —a day in which people blow their money on countless things they don’t need, right after the day they spend being thankful for what they have. Customers wait in the freezing cold, all in hopes of being the first to get that 50 percent off deal or $100 off perk. To be quite honest, I, along with...

National Coming Out Day: Portals, teary eyes and just doing it

National Coming Out Day: Portals, teary eyes and just doing it

Kristin Chang

October 11, 2014

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Battle on the board

Battle on the board

Yifei Wu

February 22, 2014

Students pursue their interest in competitive art of chess. Read More »

The Friendship Project: Reaching the limit

The Friendship Project: Reaching the limit

Varsha Venkat

February 13, 2014

Bloggers Ashmita Chakraborty and Varsha Venkat take a look at the problems that arise when math class pits two best friends against each other. Read More »...

A Series of Fortunate Events: The Happy Bag

A Series of Fortunate Events: The Happy Bag

Ambika Dubey

December 1, 2013

Inspired by youtuber Soulpancake’s videos, staffer Ambika Dubey encourages random acts of kindness on campus through this recurring feature. Each new installment showcases a different form of street kindness to create a series of fortunate events. In this one, students draw messages from the “Happy ...