By Anju Miura I was gripping a shotgun, while being chased by a grizzly bear, running in the dark woods. After screaming, waking myself up and falling out of a bed, I realized it was a dream. I wondered, if we sleep to relax our bodies, why do we dream and why do we have […]

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By Katherine Wright Trick-or-treating is one of those normalized rituals that doesn’t seem strange until you start really thinking about it. On any other day of the year, you can’t just show up to a random person’s house and ask for loose candy to be put into your plastic, pumpkin-shaped bucket or old pillowcase. But, […]

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By Alia Al-Chalabi If you’re like me, you think everything tastes better with hot sauce. Going through a bottle a week gets a little pricey, but buying peppers only costs a few cents. Here’s how to make inexpensive and delicious hot sauce.    Ingredients Four small chili peppers (red or jalapeno)  ¼ cup apple cider […]

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By Leigh Brand As we move through October, I am constantly bombarded by the flavor that we know all too well: pumpkin spice.Whether I’m grabbing a coffee on my way to class or buying cereal from the grocery store, pumpkin spice-flavored something is there, ready to buy. When did a flavor become a marker of […]

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By Dylan Huber When one hears the name “William Henry Parker III” announced, they might imagine themselves at a royal gala, or possibly at a knight’s castle. Although that setting may suit the name well, I can assure you that the only court that you will find this William Henry Parker III at is your […]

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By Aasha Amber Bhatnagar As the effortlessly fabulous Marilyn Monroe once said: “give a girl the right pair of shoes and she can conquer the world.”  Marilyn was right; shoes are a vital part of fashion and personality and the right shoes can add a powerful dash of spice to your outfit. Though the style […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis After reading Amanda Foreman’s “Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire,” for my British history course, I have been wondering what my life would be like if I were an 18th century British duchess. “Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire” chronicles the life of Georgiana Cavendish, a charismatic socialite who used her underrated intelligence and her husband’s, […]

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By Andrew Harwood This week, keeping the comedy theme going, as promised, we’re taking a hop over the ladder, making a major 180 from romantic comedy and discussing the dark comedy.  “Dark Comedy” (often referred to as “black comedy”) can be defined as a subgenre of comedy film that takes typically grim and controversial topics, […]

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By Katherine Wright 1) School: If we’re talking about being sick at home during elementary or middle school, classes were obviously more relaxed. They could be easily pushed to the side to be dealt with at a more convenient time, thank you very much. Unfortunately, getting sick in college is a little different in that […]

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