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Stuffed Chili Peppers

Recipe: Stuffed Red Peppers

November 17, 2014

As someone who does not always eat meat, I often struggle to find vegetarian options that are easy to make and high enough in protein to make up for a meatless meal. However, stuffed red chili peppers m...


Chlamydia infection most common among young people, women

November 17, 2014

According to the Sept. 26 edition of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, an estimated 1.8 million people in the U.S. have chlamydia, with females a...

Featured Athlete: Vanessa Owusu

Vanessa Owusu

By Assistant Sports & Health Editor

November 17, 2014

Vanessa Owusu, captain of the Roosevelt University Lakers women’s volleyball team and a senior sociology major, just wrapped up her fourth season on the team with a record of 22 wins and 17 losses.O...


DIY devices jolt brain, improve function

November 17, 2014

For some, a cup of coffee is the best way to focus on work. But for Vincent Wood, a junior neuroscience major at the University of Pittsburgh, that extra jolt of energy comes from a different source.Wood use...

Portable device generates charge from daily activities

AMPY absorbs kinetic energy, storing it inside a battery that can be used to charge phones or other devices.

By Assistant Sports & Health Editor

November 10, 2014

Those who have trouble getting through the day without their phones dying might have a new solution that will keep their batteries charged for longer.The makers of AMPY, a wearable device that captures k...

Adulthood more difficult to reach

By Assistant Sports & Health Editor

November 10, 2014

College students know more than anyone how hard it is to try to be an adult. Students living on their own suddenly must make decisions on their own, but oftentimes they feel lost and too intimidated to make those important decisions.An Oct. 30 National Academies Press report examines the developmental attributes of young adulthood—which is approximately ages 18–26—in relation to modern society, claiming it is much harder for ...

US health care system least affordable

Health Care

By Assistant Sports & Health Editor

November 3, 2014

A recent survey shows that the U.S. health care system ranks last in terms of affordability and accessibility compared to health care systems of other developed nations.The survey, sponsored by the Commonwealth Fu...


YouTube provides platform for mental illness peer support

October 27, 2014

Many people with severe mental illnesses, specifically schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder and bipolar disorder, are turning to YouTube to share their experiences with the illness or seek peer support, ...

Spotify royalty wars stunting industry progress

By Jacob Wittich Assistant Sports & Health Editor

October 27, 2014

October has been full of criticism for the music streaming service Spotify. A number of artists have spoken out against Spotify’s royalty rates, including Jimmy Buffett, who asked at the inaugural Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit Oct. 8 if Spotify would ever increase its royalties so artists could earn more revenue.The issue was compounded when the company’s recently introduced #thatsongwhen social media campaign—me...

Brianna Planter

Featured Athlete: Brianna Planter

October 27, 2014

Brianna Planter, a junior dance major, taught herself how to dance at age 9. Now in college, she is the new choreographer of the Poms, Columbia’s dance team.Planter said she first found her competiti...

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