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Easy dishes to brighten up any holiday party

Easy dishes to brighten up any holiday party

By Susan Szuch

December 21, 2014

The holidays can be a huge source of stress with attending parties and deciding what food to bring, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Skip the complicated recipes and opt for easy snacks that can be put together mostly with pantry staples. Spicy Pecans Ingredients: 2 tablespoons melted butter 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1/4 teaspoon ground red (c...

Penny Dreadful Players presents “Tis the Season: A New Holiday Show”

Penny Dreadful Players presents “Tis the Season: A New Holiday Show”

By Amanda Gecewicz

December 9, 2014

The Penny Dreadful Players (PDP) will present a new twist on holiday favorites in their newest play, “Tis the Season: A New Holiday Show,” on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Channing Murray Foundation. The PDP is the oldest student-run theater group on campus. For 22 years, the group has served as ...

Seeking a clearer picture

By Brian Yu

December 4, 2013

With the winter holidays approaching fast, you may be searching for the perfect gift for your friends, family and maybe even yourself. However, when it comes to buying electronics, manufacturers and retailers advertise and quip so many specifications and numbers that it is hard to tell what’s impo...

Dish of the Week: Spaghetti Squash

Dish of the Week: Spaghetti Squash

By Elizabeth Dye

December 4, 2013

As Thanksgiving break has come to a close, students may have noticed their jeans fitting a bit more snuggly than usual and their belts needing to be buckled notch or two looser. While the surplus of unhealthy yet delicious homemade dishes served during the holidays might have contributed to this weight ...