Posts in Travel & Leisure
The importance of mid-semester roadtrips

BY: DUSTIN STRONG

Driving up the coast on a Thursday afternoon heading to Santa Barbara I pondered the class I was purposefully skipping the following day. What would I miss? Is this absence going to affect my grade? I couldn’t care less. It was 8 weeks into the semester and I had said fuck it to a few days of class so I could join some friends who were planning on camping at the beach over the weekend.

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Bixby Knolls: More Than Meets the Eye

Story and photos by: Elizabeth Ortiz

Despite being known as snooty, Bixby Knolls, a business district close to the Cal State Long Beach campus, is worth visiting. It is fun and young and revitalizing itself constantly. The district’s people focus their pride on being one of the major business improvement districts since the post-war era.

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Ridesharing Confessionals

By: Michael Garcia

Everyone uses or has heard of Lyft or Uber. It’s not surprising that ridesharing has become common among college students due to the ease of use for both drivers and riders. According to a report conducted by Benenson Strategy Group, there were more than 160,000 Uber drivers across the country in 2014. Of course, not every ride is a smooth one. The following are horror stories from both sides of these bad rides.

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Moving the Soul

By: Nick McNamara

After experiencing the road on two wheels – feeling the texture of the road, the rumble of the engine working beneath you, the alternating patches of warm and cool air rushing past – Jayme Dougherty knew she was hooked.

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