Fernando Alcantara Archive

  • By Fernando Alcantara Western Sun executive editor I just discovered that I have an addiction. I suspect that I am not the only one. Not to worry, however. My addiction […]

    iPhone addicts are helpless to stop touching screen

    By Fernando Alcantara Western Sun executive editor I just discovered that I have an addiction. I suspect that I am not the only one. Not to worry, however. My addiction […]

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  • By Fernando Alcantara Sun executive editor I don’t want to hear one more person complain about Facebook changing their layout and design. Especially since the service is free. The day […]

    Facebook users dislike the latest format change

    By Fernando Alcantara Sun executive editor I don’t want to hear one more person complain about Facebook changing their layout and design. Especially since the service is free. The day […]

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  • By Fernando Alcantara Sun executive editor The death of a mentally-ill homeless man after a confrontation with Fullerton police officers in July has many questioning the tactics and reasoning used […]

    How much force is reasonable force?

    By Fernando Alcantara Sun executive editor The death of a mentally-ill homeless man after a confrontation with Fullerton police officers in July has many questioning the tactics and reasoning used […]

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  •   By Fernando Alcantara Western Sun managing editor CrossFit has been mentioned several times in this column not only because I am a strong proponent for the methodology, but also […]

    CrossFit Heroic workout

      By Fernando Alcantara Western Sun managing editor CrossFit has been mentioned several times in this column not only because I am a strong proponent for the methodology, but also […]

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  • By Fernando Alcantara Sun managing editor Eighty years ago on April 22, 20 million Americans peacefully demonstrated and brought national awareness to environmental problems that plagued the Earth. The results […]

    Fundraising begins for Green LB Festival

    By Fernando Alcantara Sun managing editor Eighty years ago on April 22, 20 million Americans peacefully demonstrated and brought national awareness to environmental problems that plagued the Earth. The results […]

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  •   By Fernando Alcantara Western Sun managing editor Excellent health and fitness levels can be attributed to three main components: exercise, rest and nutrition. Nearly everyone struggles with one component […]

    Daily habits to promote lifelong health

      By Fernando Alcantara Western Sun managing editor Excellent health and fitness levels can be attributed to three main components: exercise, rest and nutrition. Nearly everyone struggles with one component […]

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  • By Fernando Alcantara Sun managing editor Thousands of people enter marathons or other sporting events every year for various reasons. For some, the idea of finishing a marathon is on […]

    Competition brings out best in everyone

    By Fernando Alcantara Sun managing editor Thousands of people enter marathons or other sporting events every year for various reasons. For some, the idea of finishing a marathon is on […]

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  • By Fernando Alcantara Western Sun managing editor Everything you thought you knew about shoes is wrong. Although Spike Lee exclaimed, “It’s gotta be the shoes!” when he saw Michael Jordan […]

    Vibram FiveFingers reinventing shoes

    By Fernando Alcantara Western Sun managing editor Everything you thought you knew about shoes is wrong. Although Spike Lee exclaimed, “It’s gotta be the shoes!” when he saw Michael Jordan […]

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  • By Fernando Alcantara Western Sun managing editor Times are rough. Books are costing you a fortune, school fees have been raised, financial aid isn’t providing as much as it used […]

    Fit body; fat wallet

    By Fernando Alcantara Western Sun managing editor Times are rough. Books are costing you a fortune, school fees have been raised, financial aid isn’t providing as much as it used […]

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  • By Fernando Alcantara Sun managing editor An excuse student make when it comes to making time to work-out is the lack thereof. With only so much time in a day, […]

    Fitness takes personal sacrifice

    By Fernando Alcantara Sun managing editor An excuse student make when it comes to making time to work-out is the lack thereof. With only so much time in a day, […]

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