Premier League full of surprises

KEVIN NELSON | MANAGING EDITOR At the beginning of the 2015-16 English Premier League season, Leicester City’s odds to win the title were 5,000 to 1. Their odds to finish in the bottom three teams were 3 to 1. This week Leicester City not only stands on top of the Premier League table, but they […]

Black Friday Remorse

Diego Luna | The USD Vista | @diegotothemoon Black Friday is an annual delight for brick-and-mortar retailers in the hopes of giving their bottom lines a boost in the year’s final weeks. Notice that I didn’t say Black Friday lasts only one day, because nowadays it doesn’t. Black Friday sales used  to begin early Friday […]

USD: University of Sleepy Dominance

NOAH HILTON | CONTRIBUTOR “The Show.” This is the name collectively given to the student section that attends athletic events at San Diego State University. Known for their relentless rowdiness at games, The Show has earned a reputation as one of the preeminent student sections on the West Coast. They’re loud. They’re frenzied. By every […]

Google’s Smart Reply

HENLEY DOHERTY | ASST. BUSINESS EDITOR | THE USD VISTA If you get tired of typing out responses to the many emails you receive each day from professors, bosses, and others, fear not: Google has developed a new automatic reply service that will make responding to emails a cinch. According to Wired, Google has released […]

Fiat’s New Perk: Free College Tuition

DIEGO LUNA | BUSINESS EDITOR | THE USD VISTA |@DIEGOTOTHEMOON Italian-American automobile manufacturer Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is offering free tuition at a for-profit college to about 700,000 U.S. dealer employees. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is currently the seventh largest automaker in the world. Their new Degrees@Work program was put in place in an effort to […]

Volleyball loses to USC in NCAA Tournament

DYLAN BROCKMEYER | ASST. SPORTS EDITOR The University of San Diego volleyball team’s season came to an exciting conclusion as the Toreros lost a well-fought match in the second round of the NCAA tournament at the Galen Center to the No. 1 seeded University of Southern California Trojans. Our Toreros lost 3-0 in a 20-25, […]

Toreros Beat Aztecs 53-48

MATTHEW ROBERSON | SPORTS EDITOR | @mroberson22 On paper, the University of San Diego men’s basketball team looked to be at a staggering disadvantage entering their annual rivalry game against the San Diego State University Aztecs. Coming into Sunday’s city championship, the Toreros ranked 340 out of 351 Division I teams in points per game, […]

Brooklyn film makes its debut in theaters

ELENA GOODENBERGER | CONTRIBUTOR | THE USD VISTA Every year an array of films are premiered at the annual Sundance Film Festival in January.  This past year, Brooklyn made its debut at the festival and has finally made its way to theaters for the much anticipated release on Nov. 20. Saoirse Ronan plays the role […]

Following Oregon college student, do USD students feel safe?

Ellie Smith | Asst. News Editor and Sarah Brewington | News Editor A mass shooting on Umpqua Community College’s campus left 10 dead and seven injured in Southwest Oregon, Thursday Oct. 1. According to officials, the shooter was a 26 year old male from the local community. The shooter died during an exchange of gunfire […]

New iPad system struggles to create desired efficiency

Elaine Selna | Contributor Skepticism is everywhere, especially when people try to innovate the old into the new. This was the case for several departments on campus. At the beginning of this school year, several offices, namely the OneStop Student Center, the Torero Store, and the International Center, implemented a new check-in system involving iPads […]