Category: Culture

Vans vs Converse

By Morgan Strubeck
Vans: Brothers Paul Van Doren and Jim Van Doren along with partners Gordon Lee and Serge Delia open for business at 704 E. Broadway in Anaheim, Calif. on March 16. The Van Doren Rubber Company is unique in that it manufactures shoes on premises and sells them directly to the public. On the first morning,12 customers purchased shoes, which are made that day and ready for pick-up in the afternoon. The name House of Vans was coined in the early 70s. Skateboarders who like Vans’ rugged makeup and sticky sole are seen sporting for the first time and is showcased on the windows of the Anaheim location. In 2016 they celebrated their 50 year anniversary, after being established in Anaheim, California.
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Love Advice: What to do if you’re single on Valentine’s Day?

Valentine’s Day could be the most dreadful holiday if you’re single. It reminds you that being in love is so pleasant because couples go all out on this day; buying gifts for each other and going on dates. What Valentine’s Day does not stress is that it is okay to be independent and alone on this holiday. Continue reading “Love Advice: What to do if you’re single on Valentine’s Day?”

Zodiac Signs Dec. 11th  to Dec. 18th

By Josie Du Bois


Aries (Mar 21-Apr 19) Use your optimism to get you through the long weeks before break! Although you’re impatient, you succeed at distracting yourself in the toughest situations, whether through a long work day or waiting in line at the DMV. Use your tactics and Christmas will be here before you know it. Spend time with your family on the holidays and appreciate the love and emotional support.

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Zodiac Signs November 20th to November 26th

By Josie Du Bois


Aries (Mar 21-Apr 19) Focus on yourself in the upcoming weeks. Take care of yourself before helping others. You need inner peace and a state of calmness at this point of your hectic life. Complete your work and enjoy your Thanksgiving break, with or without family. Sometimes you just need to take care of yourself.

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Zodiac Signs Nov. 6th to Nov. 13th

By Josie Du Bois


Aries (Mar 21-Apr 19) This week, connect with family and stay true to yourself. Your life may be spiraling out of control, but you are the only one who can fix it! Finish all of your work before helping others. You cannot help others until you can help yourself. Create a clean and clear workspace and create your ideas on paper.  

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