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Valentine’s Day

Story by Caroline Glass, Online Arts Editor
February 14, 2012
Filed under Mustang Musings, Opinions

Valentine’s Day. A day of teddy bears and roses and heart shaped candies. Whether you’re single and celebrating Valentine’s Day with your dog, or happily in love with your significant other, most people have fun traditions and opinions on Valentine’s Day. We asked SDA Mustangs:   Do you have any Valentin...

SOPA Uncensored

Story by Caroline Glass, Online Arts Editor
January 26, 2012
Filed under Mustang Musings, Opinions

  The internet has been up in arms lately about the laws SOPA and PIPA, both designed to protect copyright laws to an extreme level. Tumblr and Google aren’t the only ones concerned about these laws. We asked SDA students:  Are you aware of the laws SOPA and PIPA? How do you feel about the...

Formal?

Story by Caroline Glass, Online Arts Editor
January 18, 2012
Filed under Mustang Musings, Opinions

With winter formal fast approaching, you can barely walk through campus without seeing a sign with formal? written on it or a car covered in sticky notes or spray paint. Here are some of the many creative (and adorable) ways Mustangs have been asked:   “Basically for prom a couple of years ago I wa...

Way to Go Democracy

Story by Laurel Sorenson, Opinions Editor
January 11, 2012
Filed under Mustang Musings, Opinions

                Former Governor of Michigan, Mitt Romney was the winner of the New Hampshire Republican Primary. SDA students and New Hampshire have something in common, they all think Romney is the least repulsive of all of the candidates. Many of the students polled were left leaning....

Republican Primaries

Story by Caroline Glass, Online Arts Editor
January 11, 2012
Filed under Mustang Musings, Opinions

With the presidential election this year, the republican primaries kicked off with a surprise win in Iowa. Whether they didn’t know what a republican was or could tell you the birthday of Rick Santorum, Mustangs share their opinions on the candidates, issues, and results: “I think they’re funny an...

Breaking Down the Resolution

Story by Kianna Eberle, Staff Writer
January 9, 2012
Filed under Features, Mustang Musings, Opinions

It seems that what teenagers care to change in their lives can be encapsulated in a brief list: how they're doing in school, how much they're exercising, how they're eating, how much money they are making and spending, how much they are procrastinating, and how much they are enjoying their lives. These...

New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

Story by Caroline Glass
January 9, 2012
Filed under Mustang Musings, Opinions

With a new year comes new beginnings and a chance to start over and make changes in your life. SDA students took this oppurtunity to improve their lives with their resolutions:   “I want to get better at mediating. I want to get better at focusing myself. I want to be focused and balanced for coll...

Science Seeks Women

Story by Natalya Ballard
December 8, 2011
Filed under Essays, Opinions

  Women have long encountered difficulties in the workplace, most notably in fields geared towards science, where the environment is predominately male. While the days where women were only able to fulfill the role of homemakers and housewives are far behind us, women still constitute a minority...

Just Keep Walking

Story by Karolyna Landin, Staff Writer
October 31, 2011
Filed under Essays, Opinions

Oh god, they saw me. Maybe if I don’t make eye contact…Nope. “What kind of hair straightener do you use?!” I smile and keep walking, quickening my pace. I hear her heels clicking behind me, “Wait! Want me to straighten your hair?!” “No thanks!” I say as I now start running away from...

Kindle Versus Books

Story by Hope Alba, Staff Writer
October 31, 2011
Filed under Essays, Opinions

Technology these days are growing and expanding, turning into complex, easy-to-use devices. Some welcome this new age with arms wide open, under the sunlight and some prefer to reside within the past. The iPad serves as an easily portable laptop, and the iPhone/iTouch serves as a phone, musicator (a...

Occupy North County

Story by Laurel Sorenson
October 20, 2011
Filed under Essays, Opinions

Across the country, angry protestors have been camping out on streets to send a message to America. Participants in the Occupy Wall Street movement have braved the cold and endured alleged abuse by police officers. According to Kim Bays, a participant in both Occupy San Diego and Occupy North County...

The Item of The Week

Story by Caitlin Hird
September 28, 2011
Filed under Essays, Opinions

There I was amidst the glorious fluorescent kingdom that is The Dollar Tree, a place that turns thoughts of “who would ever want this mesh Instant Back Support accessory” to realizations that your back has, in fact, been hurting lately and it is after all only one dollar.  I cautiously proceeded,...

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