Maya Hood on motherhood

After five years of playing for the University of San Diego women’s basketball team, Maya Hood was named WCC Defender of the Year and second-team All-WCC. Hood leads the team in scoring, rebounds, and steals, averaging 18.1 points and 8.1 rebounds. Despite this success, basketball is not what motivates her. […]

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Torero sidewalk etiquette

If you haven’t already noticed the six-foot fences on both sides of Marian Way, you will. Surely, you’ve noticed the thousands of Toreros that spawned out of nowhere? At least that’s what it seems like on the sidewalks these days. The expansion of the Colachis Plaza is the newest construction […]

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Medical Brigades in Honduras

USD Medical Brigades lives up to the University of San Diego’s changemaker status by finding sustainable solutions to improve the world. Last semester, 30 USD students fundraised, gathered medication, and prepared for a week of service over intercession providing medical care to the rural Honduran community of El Suyatillo. Medical […]

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Would you dare to digital detox?

Finals are coming. Snapchat feeds are filled with selfies in the library or in study groups. Instagram is flooded with pictures of scattered notes, books, and lots of coffee. Documenting students’ lives is the new normal, and finals week is no exception. According to Instagram’s analytics, “#finals” has almost three […]

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Keep quiet or get CAPPed

Living on Mission Beach is a rite of passage for many University of San Diego students. Commuting also comes with the possibility of noise complaints, angry neighbors, and police citation. Students may know vaguely of the Community Assisted Party Plan (CAPP) program utilized by the San Diego Police Department (SDPD), […]

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