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Divvy creates annual student discount rate

October 20, 2014

Divvy announced Oct. 6 that it will apply a student discount to its annual subscription for students at Columbia College, DePaul University, Northwestern University, Rush University Medical Center, University of Illinois at Chicago and other Chicago-area colleges.Divvy, Chicago’s bike sharing service, has given college students discounted rates in recent years and is complementing an even larger discount with a $55 annua...

Spiced banana bread

Spiced banana bread

May 5, 2014

Until I was 15, I hated everything about bananas. But that changed on a 10-day volunteer trip to the Philippines when my friends and I hiked up mud-covered, tropical Mount Pinatubo to a remote village. ...

Punch drunk fly love

By Emily Fasold

April 2, 2012

Humans aren't the only ones who hit the bottle to cope with sexual frustration.According to new research from the University of San Francisco, sex-starved male fruit flies also seek the solace of alcohol.Authors of the study, published last month in the journal “Science”, attribute this self-medicating tendency to a brain chemical in flies called Neuropeptide F, which escalates in Volume after mating and boozing. They...

Chocolate chip banana bread

By Molly Keith

March 14, 2011

Chocolate chip banana bread serves as a delectable complement to a chilly homework-filled Sunday afternoon. Take a break from the books to prepare this  simple and savory snack.You will need 1 cup of sugar, an egg, 1 1/2 cups of butter, 1 cup of mashed bananas, 3 tablespoons of milk, 2 cups of flour, 1 teaspoon of baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda, 1 cup of chocolate chips and 1/2 cup of finely chopped nuts. You wi...

Don’t cut curriculum when budget is tight

By Editorial Board

October 25, 2010

As part of the Columbia 2016 plan aimed at trimming budget costs while increasing enrollment in Columbia, President Warrick L. Carter announced plans to cut major concentrations with fewer than seven or eight students enrolled. While Carter said the concentrations have yet to be determined, the move could put approximately 30 concentrations in jeopardy.Annual Fact Books put out by Columbia’s Research, Evaluation and Planning o...

Bread for beginners

By TaylorGleason

September 13, 2009

This Apple banana bread is sweet and spicy with an old-fashioned, wholesome taste. It makes a great breakfast, snack or side dish. It especially goes great with a large glass of milk, tea or coffee.The bread is easy for beginners to make because there is no kneading involved. When baking, it is important to mix all wet ingredients and all dry ingredients separately before incorporating the two. It also usually works best to m...

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