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Editor’s Note: Do not applaud the NCAA for dragging its feet

Editor’s Note: Do not applaud the NCAA for dragging its feet

November 3, 2019

The National Collegiate Athletic Association Board of Governors voted to allow its athletes to earn money from their name, image and likeness. Collegiate athletes can now make money by signing autographs and ha...

Endometriosis Month: getting public about women’s privates

Endometriosis Month: getting public about women’s privates

By Yasmeen Sheikah, Staff Reporter

March 8, 2019

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month, and people around Chicago and the world are working to inform others about this chronic condition. Endometriosis is a disorder where endometrial tissue is found o...

Recipe of the Week: Cheesy Garlic Knot Pizza Dip

By Opinions Editor

November 16, 2015

In recent months, my Facebook feed has been taken over by BuzzFeed videos demonstrating the preparation of unique snacks and meals. As a vegetarian, I have difficulty finding recipes, as most of the popular ones involve wrapping some sort of meat in bacon. While some of the videos I come across aren’t appetizing, BuzzFeed’s website Tasty is a dependable resource for new and fun creations.I finally attempted a recipe posted No...

Recipe: Spicy Garlic Parmesan Popcorn

By Managing Editor

September 14, 2015

Shonda Rhimes’s hit show “Scandal” has attained massive popularity, attracting millions of viewers each week, but the political drama is much more than a TV show to me—it has become an integral part of my weekly routine. “Scandal” is my mental escape from the many pressures I face as a college student.Anyone who watches the show is likely aware of Olivia Pope’s obsession with popcorn and red wine, and it’s...

Climate change effects to heat up in coming years

By Sports & Health Reporter

May 11, 2015

From record-low temperatures to an increase in natural disasters, the effects of climate change are considered visible to some and controversial to others. However, a meta-analysis by Mark Urban, a University of Connecticut ecology and evolutionary biology professor, has revealed the impact of global warming is more tangible and destructive than previously thought. According to the study, published in the May 1 issue of the j...

Recipe: Peanut Butter Cookies

Recipe: Peanut Butter Cookies

May 11, 2015

INGREDIENTS:1 cup brown sugar1/2 cup butter1/2 cup peanut butter1 egg1 teaspoon vanilla1 1/2 cup flour1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon saltINSTRUCTIONS:1. Preheat oven to 350 F.2. Combine brown su...

Dogs, humans exchange oxytocin rushes

By Sports & Health Reporter

May 11, 2015

Dogs are known for being a man’s best friend because of the close bond many dog owners share with their pups. This bond is solidified when dogs gaze at their owners, according to a study published in the April 17 edition of the journal Science.Researchers at Azabu University in Japan have found that when dogs and humans exchange gazes, both experience rushes of oxytocin. Oxytocin, often called the “the love hormone,” is...

US ranks low on list of happiest countries

US ranks low on list of happiest countries

May 11, 2015

The U.S. is known as a leader in many areas, but as International Happiness Day approaches on May 20, Gallup Global Analytics has revealed that the U.S. did not make the list of the world’s top 10 happie...

Roots of near-death experiences explored

Roots of near-death experiences explored

May 4, 2015

The experience of imminent death was first described in the 19th century. In recent decades, this concept of the “life review” or “near-death experience” perceived by those poised on the thresho...

Drug intervention for brain injury, dementia link may be effective

Drug intervention for brain injury, dementia link may be effective

By Sports & Health Editor

May 4, 2015

Despite the jargon-packed mouthful it is, the term “chronic traumatic encephalopathy”—a progressive degenerative brain disease associated with concussions—has become a significant talking point in the...

Researchers crack case on age-old arthritis myth

May 1, 2015

Of all the white lies parents tell their children, one of the most widespread is that knuckle-cracking can cause arthritis. However, new research at the University of Alberta has disproved this myth and dis...

Search engine accessibility may foster fake intellect

Search engine accessibility may foster fake intellect

April 27, 2015

In a generation where information is a click away, Google is the go-to search engine for any question imaginable, but does the accessibility to answers make people more intelligent, or just make them thi...

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