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Editorial: Learning about consent should not be a question

Jennifer Manalili

November 10, 2015

As discussions revolving around sexual assault shift towards including topics like drinking and consent, so should the ways colleges go about teaching and handling them.But not everyone’s up for this. After receiving a Facebook invite from members of his student union to an “I Heart Consent” seminar the campus was organizing, U.K. student George Lawlor to...

Hannah Simone (right) and Tiya Sircar (left) star in

San Diego Asian Film Festival celebrates its sweet 16

October 27, 2015

The San Diego Asian Film Festival will kick off Nov. 5 and run through the 14th with this year's edition of the festival featuring more than 130 films...

Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard star in “Jurassic World”. Official image.

Summer blockbuster preview

May 12, 2015

This year’s summer blockbuster season kicked off with a vengeance, with prolific big budget ships like “Furious 7” and “Marvel’s Avengers: Age...

Knight Bites: Dessert classic with a Swedish twist

Kladdkaka or  “sticky cake” is the perfect twist on a classic chocolate dessert. Photo credit: Jennifer Manalili

Jennifer Manalili, Copy Editor

March 24, 2015

How do you make chocolate cake better? It’s a peculiar question for a treat that’s already notoriously indulgent and delicious but the answer here...

#AskHerMore online campaign demands actresses be asked more poignant questions on the red carpet

Jennifer Manalili, Copy Editor

March 24, 2015

“Who are you wearing?” It’s a question that should have been put to rest with the late, great Joan Rivers when she died last September. #AskHerMore is a movement born out of necessity. It’s born out of Hollywood, a business that notoriously places artistry on the shoulders of men and seldomly on their female counterparts, instead saving their best, mos...

‘Fifty Shades’ casts gray area on relationships

“Fifty Shades of Grey,” Official movie poster.

Jennifer Manalili, Editor in Chief

March 15, 2015

Women grow up being told that they cannot love or yearn for sex in the same way men can, but the success of “Fifty Shades of Grey” has helped change...

Construction outside of the Dolby Theatre in preparation for the 87th Annual Academy Awards.  Official Facebook image.

Who should take the Oscar home?

February 22, 2015

Even the most casual movie watcher can admit it’s kind of fun to place bets on who will win gold during the Oscars. We make our predictions for whose...

Sexual abuse victims shouldn’t be silenced

Jennifer Manalili, Copy Editor

December 11, 2014

When 28-year-old actor Shia LaBeouf, star of movie franchises that’ve included “Transformers” and “Indiana Jones,” spoke up this month alleging he’d be raped by a woman during a performance art exhibition titled “#IAMSORRY,” he was quickly bombarded with the same kind of rocks that have been thrown at victims of sexual assault for ages. “He must’ve loved...

Apple pie is one of the perfect foods to kick off the 
holiday season. Photo credit: Jennifer Manalili

Knight Bites: Pie made of apples and festive cheer

December 10, 2014

The holidays are here, can you believe it? That means it’s time for lots of parties and dinners and if you find yourself in a potluck rut, trying to...

Events to kick off the holiday season

Jennifer Manalili

December 6, 2014

With the semester quickly drawing to a close and finals and tests finally out of the way, many students can now afford some time to take a deep breath and kick the holiday season into full gear. Here are some events sprinkled throughout the city that will undoubtedly help get students into the holiday spirit. December Nights at Balboa Park Dec. 5, from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m...

The chocolate chip skillet cookie is an easy way to get a restaurant style dessert at home. Photo credit: Jennifer Manalili

Knight Bites: Improving your dessert skills

October 29, 2014

Dessert should win an award for being the best part of any meal and if you’re lucky, once in a while you might just try a dessert at a restaurant that’s...

Knight Bites: Breakfast, over-easy

A breakfast of omelettes and French toast is a quick and easy way to get your morning off to a great start. Photo credit: Jennifer Manalili

Jennifer Manalili

September 17, 2014

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day but it can be hard to remember to stop and enjoy, or indulge in, with busy schedule and a hectic load of...

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