Author: Madeleine Caraluzzi

Finding Balance

Finding Balance

Story By: Kaitlin Homan Kate Staskus is a professional juggler. “I honestly choose to work because I need an income,” said Staskus, senior business marketing major and physics minor interning at the Orange County Transportation Authority. “I am also trying to become more professional.” In order […]

Chapman’s Dating Tips

Chapman’s Dating Tips

Story By: Katie Malin Chapman students Krista Goldsmith and Brady Slater were walking around Downtown Disney. The hours flew by in a blur of conversation from classes to life experiences. The last tram to the parking lot left at 2 a.m. and they missed it. Halfway through […]

Figuring Out Fitting In

Figuring Out Fitting In

Story By: Allie Kawata When senior psychology major Morgan Stewart first came to Chapman as a freshman, no one warned her about the unique dissonance between her high school and college experiences that came from being an Orange County local. “When I came here, I felt like […]

Dreaming By the Board

Dreaming By the Board

Story By: Jacqueline Clark “I created a vision board. I had never had a vision board before. I came home, I got me a board and put Barack Obama’s picture on it, and I put a picture of my dress I want to wear to the inauguration” […]

Grab Your Thunder Sticks: Esports Are On the Rise


Grab Your Thunder Sticks: Esports Are On the Rise


Story By: Katie Malin Lights, cheers, thunder sticks and a packed house of people filled the Staples Center in Los Angeles with some fans even spilling onto the hallowed court. No, it was not the Lakers that brought such a mass of people. It was the […]

A Great Reason to Like Tuesdays

A Great Reason to Like Tuesdays

Story By: Cianna Allen It’s a Tuesday morning. You already struggled through your Monday. What’s going to get you through your Tuesday? The reward of tacos. “Taco Tuesday. It’s the best thing to look forward to. Nothing else is exciting about a Tuesday other than cheap […]

Roommates & Friends: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Roommates & Friends: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Story by: Tryphena Wardlaw Sharing a living space with someone, friend or stranger, can result in a number of unforeseen events. Miranda Nuevo, a sophomore sociology major, chose to have a randomly selected roommate her freshman year. Little did she know, she would soon become best friends […]

Adventure Is Out There

Adventure Is Out There

Story By: Taylor Onderko Senior Tansu Philip is many things, like an entertainment writer, radio talk show host, and a food blogger. One thing she isn’t, is boring. “I love all types of food and have yet to go a single day without indulging at least […]

Fostering a New Type of Family

Fostering a New Type of Family

Story By: Jacqueline Clark      By 7 a.m. Natalie and Charlie Binette of Tustin are up. They get the children ready for school, eat breakfast, and head off to work.  Like so many households in Orange County, they are shuffling through a busy morning with four children. […]

You Want Healthy? Work It Out.

You Want Healthy? Work It Out.

Story By: Allie Kawata Junior screenwriting major Nicholas Berson remembers collapsing on the track in middle school, gasping for air after running a single lap. “I was so out of shape that my own mom thought I had asthma,” said Berson. He now goes to […]