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  • When Jan Bates asked 11-year-old Alex Mitchell what they do together during class, he replied

    Learning Their ABC’s **VIDEO STORY**

    When Jan Bates asked 11-year-old Alex Mitchell what they do together during class, he replied "read." "What else do we do?" she asked again. "Read," he said. Bates is a reading tutor at the new Community Learning and Literacy Center at Cal State Fullerton's Irvine campus.

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  • Going above and beyond comes naturally to Owen Cupp. When he was 10, his local library offered a $10 Toys

    Engineered To Succeed

    Going above and beyond comes naturally to Owen Cupp. When he was 10, his local library offered a $10 Toys "R" Us gift certificate and two movie tickets as an award for the first person to read 100 books over the summer. Cupp participated so that he could buy a Lego set with the $10 prize.

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  • The melodic sounds from the ivory and black keys of a grand piano bounce off the walls and come together in one warm sound. Beakers bubble over with chemicals and Petri dishes are examined in the cold, silent laboratory.

These polar opposites, music and science, don't seem like they belong in the same sentence.

    With a Scope and a Song

    The melodic sounds from the ivory and black keys of a grand piano bounce off the walls and come together in one warm sound. Beakers bubble over with chemicals and Petri dishes are examined in the cold, silent laboratory. These polar opposites, music and science, don't seem like they belong in the same sentence.

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  • Crystal Castellanos wants to take math and science to the streets. Well, at least to the local high schools.

The 22-year-old geology student has a vision that entails reaching out to the community and promoting math and sciences to Hispanic high school students.

    Leading the Way

    Crystal Castellanos wants to take math and science to the streets. Well, at least to the local high schools. The 22-year-old geology student has a vision that entails reaching out to the community and promoting math and sciences to Hispanic high school students.

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  • According to wikipedia.org, trans-fatty acids, or most commonly known as trans fat, is a type of unsaturated fat. The rest of the definition is explained in 248 words.

    Technically Easy

    According to wikipedia.org, trans-fatty acids, or most commonly known as trans fat, is a type of unsaturated fat. The rest of the definition is explained in 248 words. "Trans fat, also known as a partially hydrogenated oil, vegetable shortening, margarine and Crisco, are composed of trans-double-bond fatty acids, which is synthetic and does not break down by the enzymes in the human body.

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  • Baban Pal Singh is constantly busy.

The business major's typical day starts with class at eight, sometimes followed by a club meeting, then class, work, more class and then tutoring for additional hours before he heads home for the night.

Singh is a member of eight on-campus organizations and works on campus as well.

    Time Management

    Baban Pal Singh is constantly busy. The business major's typical day starts with class at eight, sometimes followed by a club meeting, then class, work, more class and then tutoring for additional hours before he heads home for the night. Singh is a member of eight on-campus organizations and works on campus as well.

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  • I've fallen and I can't get up.

No, seriously, I can't get up, move an arm, raise my voice - nothing.

And as much as I would like to take action, there is no way I will compel myself to tell her exactly how I feel. I'm paralyzed.

It might sound irrational to have such strong feelings for someone and not want to express them, but I definitely have my reasons.

    Body Talk

    I've fallen and I can't get up. No, seriously, I can't get up, move an arm, raise my voice - nothing. And as much as I would like to take action, there is no way I will compel myself to tell her exactly how I feel. I'm paralyzed. It might sound irrational to have such strong feelings for someone and not want to express them, but I definitely have my reasons.

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  • The pressure to look a certain way constantly affects young men and women. Cheryl Cooky, assistant professor with the department of kinesiology at Cal State Fullerton, said in an e-mail interview that many women undergo breast augmentation in order to

    Artificial Inflation

    The pressure to look a certain way constantly affects young men and women. Cheryl Cooky, assistant professor with the department of kinesiology at Cal State Fullerton, said in an e-mail interview that many women undergo breast augmentation in order to "deal with the increasingly unattainable body image perpetuated by the media.

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