Category: Opinion

French actress Marion Cotillard accepts the Oscar for best actress for her work in "La Vie en Rose" the 80th Academy Awards Sunday, Feb. 24, 2008, in Los Angeles. Photo by Mindy Schauer, The Orange County Register

6 must-see foreign films

I gained a love and appreciation for foreign films when I was in high school, after watching the 2007 biopic “La Vie en Rose.” When my French...

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I’d love to go, but I can’t

Excuses: they can be terrible, awkward or downright ridiculous. We’ve all been guilty of coming up with bad excuses at one time or another. We use them to get out...

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7 doses of instant happiness

It’s said that true happiness comes from within, so what happens when you need a little dose of external joy? Check out these tips for an instant...

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Freedom and the faithless

With 83 percent of Americans identifying as Christians and 4 percent making up a mosaic of all other religions, what’s to be said of the last 13...