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BITS & BYTES: Cloudy with a chance of data

March 6, 2012

There is nothing worse than finding that you forgot that important presentation on a thumb drive at home. Worse still is plugging in your drive to print or present and see that your files are corrupted. Luckily,...

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FRUGAL FOODIE: Slow service, sizzling flavor

Bobby Whaley March 6, 2012

Pokez Mexican restaurant has a South American feel and a clean, comfortable environment. The food is above average, if you can wait for it. Pokez is located on the corner of 10th Avenue and E Street. It...

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Frugal Foodie: Influx is European-inspired gourmet café and more

February 23, 2012

With classes back in full swing, everybody needs to get up, get moving, and energize those long hauls into the night. You could either stop by Starbucks, where you can enjoy a more expensive cup of...

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Quick and easy enchiladas rojas

February 23, 2012

My first cooking memory involves trying to make a grilled cheese sandwich in the microwave. I grew up as an only child with a single parent after my father died when I was very young. Before high school,...

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Bits and Bytes: iBooks good for students bad for authors

February 10, 2012

Apple held an event at the Guggenhiem Museum in New York Jan. 19 to announce iBooks 2 and iBook Author, which both focus on textbooks. Apple wants iBooks to be the solution to the digital textbooks,...

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Students armed with language skills speak out

December 6, 2011

A classroom on the City College campus houses young, vibrant students striving to obtain a well rounded education. The City foreign languages department encompasses Arabic, Latin,  Chinese, French,...

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Forty years of hairdos and don’ts

December 6, 2011

City College’s cosmetology program is designed to provide entry-level skills to students who are interested in a career in the cosmetology profession. Students are taught the fundamental practices...

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War, ghosts and helping local veterans

December 6, 2011

Maurice Martin is a student who has used his past as a veteran to start a second life at City College as director of the campus’s chapter of Veterans for Peace. “He has a tremendous heart,” said...

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Holiday events

November 15, 2011

There are a huge number of people that are without the companionship of family or friends for the holidays. Whether you are in the military, divorced,  or away from family it gets hard to find a place...

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Share the sweet life

November 15, 2011

Thanksgiving is looming, and December holidays follow soon after. Things are going to get stressful and hectic, as this is typically the time of year to impress families and friends with gifts and treats....

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Frugal Foodie: Little house, big flavor

Bobby Whaley November 15, 2011

Authentic Mexican food just steps away. Located on C Street across from the Learning Resource Center, La Casita Mexican Diner is the closest source of good food to campus. The newly remodeled porch...

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Sometimes you get what you pay for

October 25, 2011

Located on the corner of 8th and C Street is Haji Baba, a Mediterranean restaurant with a party environment and 1.5 star service. If you don’t care how the food tastes and don’t mind waiting around...

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