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Single seriving recipes: Meals in a mug

Microwave chilaquiles (above) and omelets (below) are some of the easy-to-make mug recipes college students can try out in their favorite coffee cup.

By Taylor Lucero

August 27, 2014

I have never successfully used an oven before. In fact, the first and only time I tried cooking a frozen pizza, I ended up getting sick. Because I am a self-proclaimed terrible cook, I usually end up getting fast food, but that quickly gets too expensive. That is why I turned to making meals in mugs....

Healing through Art: Project Unbreakable spreads awareness in campus lectures

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April 15, 2014

Words and photographs are capable of sending powerful messages. For survivors of sexual assault, these pictures can have a deeper meaning: providing special healing powers. Participants of Project Unbreakable, an organization that seeks to raise awareness of sexual assault, are photographed with a m...

The man behind ‘Sorry Phyllis’

A message is left for Chancellor Phyllis Wise in front of Anniversary Plaza on the Quad on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014.

By Elizabeth Dye

February 11, 2014

Snowflakes whirled through the frigid winter air, pelting the face of Luke Dobrovits, sophomore in FAA, as he dragged his feet through several inches of snow.  It was around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, and except for the snow removal team clearing the roads free of grey slush, and perhaps a few squirrels sc...

Backlash from students wanting classes cancelled reflects cultural intolerance

January 28, 2014

In the wake of the reaction to Phyllis Wise’s response to the possibility of canceling classes, I was quite confused. When I received the email that class would not be canceled and thought about making some sort of snide comment on social media, it did not occur to me to use her gender or her race to...