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Dress Well, Test Well – Fact or Fiction?

Does dressing well help you ace the test?

Sarah Crippes, Features Writer

December 18, 2015

Everyone is familiar with the atmosphere on finals day: students scraping away at whatever motivation they still have left from the trimester, walking through the hallways sleep-deprived, staring blankly into space, the coffee and caffeine powerless against their pure exhaustion. Most students arrive...

20 Things You Need to Know Before You Cast Your 2016 Votes

20 Things You Need to Know Before You Cast Your 2016 Votes

Jane Michaelson and Moti Begna

December 13, 2015

2016 is an election year, and if you're like us, you have been unable to escape the tsunami of debates, ads, and political tension. So to clear up some of the ambiguity in these candidates, here are twenty things you need to know before you cast your 2016 votes:   1 Not every state can be labeled as simply a...

America’s Food: Waste Not, Want Not

America’s Food: Waste Not, Want Not

Kevin Cranmer, Features Writer

December 9, 2015

A turkey and cheese sandwich: a simple and fulfilling snack that is even simpler to make. But how upsetting can it be when you take out the cheese only to see that the “sell by” date is dated to yesterday? Recently, however, people have begun to realize that not all food is expired when the date c...

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