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A Latke of Love for this Hanukkah Recipe

A Latke of Love for this Hanukkah Recipe

Hannah Browning, Columnist
December 13, 2016
Filed under Features, Food, Showcase, Uncategorized

Latkes are quite simple to make and don’t require a lot of ingredients, so whether you celebrate Hanukkah or not you can enjoy this delicious meal. Ingredients: 1 onion 1 cup of matzo meal, which is ground up matzo that can be purchased in most grocery stores during the holiday season ...

Deck the Halls With History

Pradyoth Velagapudi, Columnist
December 9, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

As Christmas rolls ever closer, it’s time to start the yearly family traditions; get out the holly, roll out the Christmas lights, pick a tree, shop for gifts, mistletoe, wreaths, carols, tinsel, et cetera, et cetera. Sometimes modern Christmas traditions get a bit monotonous, don’t you think? Spruce up yo...

Dakota Access Pipeline: What You Need to Know

Selina Fluty, Editor of Student Opinion
December 7, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase, Technology, The Environment, Uncategorized

NDAPL. No Dakota Access Pipeline. A common phrase amongst people in the Iowa area, and now major news sources as word spreads of protests, attacks, and alleged attacks against human rights. Everyone has opinions on the crisis, but a lot of the time, the facts are not so readily available. Don’t get ...

Mars: A Plan for Colonization

Ethan Hurlburt, Columnist
November 25, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase, Technology, Travel, Uncategorized

We have all heard of the planet Mars. Mars has attracted the attention of astronauts and scientists for as long as they’ve seen it in the sky. However far away this dream may seem, it may be closer than we think; in fact, we are a few decades away from beginning the process of colonizing Mars. ...

A New (Camera) Angle

A New (Camera) Angle

Justin Kelliher, Columnist
November 25, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase, Technology, Uncategorized

GoPro is wildly popular for its high-quality video recording, despite its incredibly small size, which makes it easy to transport and access. This size makes it more convenient, and a number of accessories you can buy for your GoPro makes it even more versatile. The option to take burst shots (a flurry o...

Pumpkin Blondie Bars: “Call Me” For the Recipe

Pumpkin Blondie Bars: “Call Me” For the Recipe

Aidan Greger, Columnist
November 24, 2016
Filed under Features, Food, Showcase, Uncategorized

These pumpkin blondie bars will make the cut for a Thanksgiving dessert, and even hold their own against the classic pumpkin or apple pie. What’s even better is that the pumpkin spice base will satisfy an autumn craving. Ingredients Cream Cheese Frosting: 8 oz. cream cheese 1 c. sour cream, at room ...

Double Reese’s, Double Deliciousness: Reese’s Cheesecake Bars

Aidan Greger, Columnist
November 19, 2016
Filed under Features, Food, Showcase, Uncategorized

Peanut butter and chocolate make the best combination, and this recipe will not let any lovers of this combination down with its 22 Nutter Butters,  20 Reese’s,  and ⅔ cup of creamy peanut butter. These cheesecake bars are easy to make and fun, and they will definitely be something that you will crav...

Give Thanks for These Muffins

Give Thanks for These Muffins

Eric Friedli, Columnist
November 11, 2016
Filed under Features, Food, Showcase, Uncategorized

This recipe is simple and easy to make, and this treat only takes about 30 minutes to mix and bake. This recipe makes up to 16 mini-muffins. Muffin Ingredients: ½ cup butter, softened ½ cup sugar 2 eggs ¾ cup applesauce 1 ¾ cup flour 1 teaspoon baking powder ½  teaspoo...

What’s Next for Viners?

Mya Smith, Columnist
November 4, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase, Technology, Uncategorized

Vine is shutting down soon and many aren't very happy about it. People who started their careers on Vine and are now quite famous on the app and other social media–as well as their fans– are causing an uproar on social media. Some of the most famous Viners, such as KingBach and Thomas Sanders, ha...

Costumes, Candy, and Carousing: A History of Halloween

Pradyoth Velagapudi, Columnist
October 28, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Ah, Halloween. A night full of free candy, cheap costumes, and grinning pumpkins. The holiday is an American custom important to many these days, but it was originally celebrated as a harvest festival by the Celts in Ireland. However, the meaning of the holiday and the intentions behind Halloween cel...

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