Tag: Travis West

Review: Simple Simon’s perfects bread-to-filling ratio

Oct. 3, 2014 Photo by Josa Lamont | Features Editor Article by Travis West | Editor-in-Chief What are the essentials to the perfect sandwich? Slightly toasted sourdough bread, fresh lettuce and arugula, juicy tomato, creamy mayonnaise and smooth avocado balanced with perfectly cut turkey and savory bacon, makes a sandwich that checks every box. It

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Giuliano’s Italian food finds Riverside

Travis West | Editor-In-Chief August 22, 2014 Creamy alfredo sauce, spicy sausage with penne pasta, hearty lasagna and rich and chocolaty truffles. It is always difficult to find a local Italian restaurant that serves fresh and authentic food, but just down the street from RCC on Magnolia Avenue sits Giuliano’s Trattoria. When this establishment first opened

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Sochi Winter Olympics become a mockery

TRAVIS WEST | EDITOR-IN-CHIEF The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics: Urine colored water, toilets with no dividers and German rainbows. Russian president Vladimir Putin have made the Winter Olympics more about how far behind Russia is in the human culture race than any sporting event. Athletes expressed their concern about traveling to Sochi because of possible terror

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Filipino families pay it forward

Travis West | Managing Editor It was a city on the rise, it’s where U.S. General Douglas MacArthur landed to take back the islands from the Japanese and now it will never be the same again. Starting on Nov. 7 the Philippine island of Tacloban was hit by typhoon Haiyan that left up to 10,000 people estimated dead and 600,000 displaced, leaving an entire island in

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Not so Incognito

Travis West | Managing Editor In sports, a locker room is a place of bonding. A brotherhood is built through blood, sweat and tears that come from enduring hours of grueling conditioning on the field. The Miami Dolphin’s locker room lost something on Oct. 28 when offensive lineman Jonathan Martin left the organization after an

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Should NCAA pay their employees?

Travis West | Sports Editor If your last name was being sold in stores, your likeness being used in video games and your athletic performance was bringing in millions of viewers wouldn’t you expect to see a little bit of money? Thats the question that the National Collegiate Athletic Association or the NCAA has been

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