It all started with a little E.V.O.O and before America knew it, Rachael Ray had almost single-handedly revolutionized the way we cook. The spunky and energetic host of “30-Minute Meals” got Americans back into the kitchen with easy, healthy and delicious recipes – but not necessarily because of her TV shows (she has five, by the way) – but because of the Internet.
Why downtown SLO should avoid the 'chain' reaction
The troops are under siege, huddled together for strength and drawn together by their similarities. Though each is very unique, they’re all connected by one commonality: they’re all from San Luis Obispo.
These troops belong to the 900 block of Higuera Street downtown – the block that contains Louisa’s Place, Mr.
If they don't play by the book, buy the book elsewhere
The start of a new quarter often goes hand in hand with a collective sigh and increase in complaints over book prices. Students check their bags and wait in long lines at El Corral, all the while loathing the fact that they are paying too much. Many students have turned to alternative sellers when buying textbooks to save money.
Ignorance not a choice in fight against hunger
In October 2000, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan said that almost half the world’s population lived on less than $2 a day. In the same sentence he added that “even this statistic fails to capture the humiliation, powerlessness and brutal hardship that is the daily lot of the world’s poor.
Condoms, cocaine and convicts
“Father of slain groom speaks out.” “Republicans want vote on abortion pill.” “Break from medications dangerous.”
These are just a few of the headlines that graced the pages of Yahoo! news yesterday showing that sex, drugs and violence really do dominate the news.
Creative arts classes lack hands-on learning
At Cal Poly you can get credit for driving tractors, making stickers, butchering hog carcasses, sleeping in homeless shelters and even writing newspapers. This truly is a “Learn By Doing” institution.
Except when it comes to the fine and performing arts.
I remember when I came to Open House during my senior year of high school.
Minutemen infringe on human rights
The throng of those who call themselves “minutemen” expressed this and various other anti-immigration statements on shirts, signs, and through verbal statements last weekend in Los Angeles when I arrived to work at Ruby’s Diner.
Two hundred years ago, the term “minutemen” referred to citizens who would be ready to fight for our nation’s integrity in a moment’s notice.
Roommate driving you nuts? Don't let it crack you
So, how are you and your roommate doing? Yeah, that’s what I thought, “just fine.”
Ah the dorms, such a treasured time.
Of course you are constantly afraid to actually express your true feelings, for fear of backlash. And for fear of hurting her feelings, you keep things to yourself.
Hoping for a more better future for English
Just this summer, I wrote an opinion piece calling attention to society’s rampant abuse of the English language. The article examined some typical grammatical errors and then looked at how they could be corrected. Obviously, nobody heeded the article. To be fair, it was summer.