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Prepare for a sparkling, delicious New Year’s Eve

Prepare for a sparkling, delicious New Year’s Eve

By Isabella Jackson

December 31, 2014

New Year’s Eve is a time to celebrate 2014 and start 2015 off right. In recent years, many hosts have chosen to theme parties around silver and gold. These colors offer an air of sophistication, as well as hopes for wealth and prosperity in the year to come. However, preparing food that both tastes ...

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...

The 12 Drinks of Christmas

The 12 Drinks of Christmas

By David Rothmund

December 10, 2013

Lace up your boots, put on your gloves and zip up your coat. Christmas is slowly, but surely, approaching. Your last few weeks on campus will most likely be spent watching your favorite Christmas movies, drinking warm drinks, attending holiday-themed parties and, unfortunately, stressing over that drea...

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 ...

Severe weather to return Tuesday

April 18, 2011

The Midwest will again face severe weather as storms are set to return Tuesday. The National Weather Service warns of windy conditions, rain, severe thunderstorms and possible snow that are expected to begin Tuesday and continue into Wednesday. The storms are expected to produce hail and very strong winds...