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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...

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San Diego Asian Film Festival celebrates its sweet 16

Hannah Simone (right) and Tiya Sircar (left) star in
Jennifer Manalili 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 from more than 20 countries, according to their official...

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Summer blockbuster preview

Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard star in “Jurassic World”. Official image.
Jennifer Manalili, Copy Editor 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 of Ultron” both breaking box office records in...

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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 is simple: go international. This Swedish rendition...

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#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....

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‘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 that conversation. It’s opened a door to discuss...

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Who should take the Oscar home?

Construction outside of the Dolby Theatre in preparation for the 87th Annual Academy Awards.  Official Facebook image.
Jennifer Manalili, Copy Editor 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 most likely to win in the show’s three biggest...

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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...

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Knight Bites: Pie made of apples and festive cheer

Apple pie is one of the perfect foods to kick off the 
holiday season. Photo credit: Jennifer Manalili
Jennifer Manalili, Copy Editor 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 decide on what to bring to the table, then this apple...

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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...

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Knight Bites: Improving your dessert skills

The chocolate chip skillet cookie is an easy way to get a restaurant style dessert at home. Photo credit: Jennifer Manalili
Jennifer Manalili 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 so good you immediately think of ways to recreate...

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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 class work but here are two easy breakfast dishes...

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