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Articles by Anastasia Savvina

Anastasia Savvina is a Los Angeles based twenty-something writer, novice cook, foreign film aficionado, and cat lover. Her favorite city in the U.S. is San Francisco and in the world, Barcelona.

Missed Connections
January 9, 2011 – 3:07 am | Comments

In an age of social networking and online connections, it’s sad to see people freeze when given the chance to relate to someone in person. I’m talking about “Missed Connections” on Craigslist. Sifting through shout-outs, …

Why a Yoga Studio Is a Better Pick-Up Joint than a Bar
November 29, 2010 – 7:46 pm | Comments

After a six-month hiatus from practicing beginner yoga, I decided to finally start using the countless number of online coupons I had accumulated, especially because they were about to expire. I had a few nearby studios …

Two Things Not to Do When Looking for a Job
August 3, 2010 – 5:56 am | Comments
Two Things Not to Do When Looking for a Job

After losing my first job out of college to the toppling stock market, all I wanted was my resume in the hands of an HR professional, rather than a computerized, key-word tracking, algorithmic gate-keeper. What …

The Misadventures of a College Snoot
July 12, 2010 – 5:16 pm | Comments
The Misadventures of a College Snoot

It’s the last day of UnOlympics, UC San Diego’s annual freshman competition, and Revelle reigned over the 2nd- and 3rd-place colleges (it’s a 6-college system) with the much anticipated Golden Shoe — the trophy …

The (Online) Buffalo Exchange of Romance
June 29, 2010 – 9:29 pm | Comments
The (Online) Buffalo Exchange of Romance

Online dating – it’s got a bad rap, even still. Sure, it’s impersonal, a little tacky, and potentially creepy, but think of it as a Virtual Outlet Mall (VOM). In a recession everyone wants the …

My Lust Affair with Joe…Trader Joe
June 15, 2010 – 8:13 pm | Comments
My Lust Affair with Joe…Trader Joe

I never thought a relationship could be fulfilling and destructive at the same time until I stumbled across an addiction for which there seems to be no cure. We met on the busy Santa Monica …

Love in Foreign Places
May 25, 2010 – 6:07 pm | Comments

What is it about traveling that makes you susceptible for falling flat-on-your-face in love with a stranger? Is it the fact that you can be anyone you want, with little or no repercussion? (Like in …