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Healthy choices from the Cafe Ridgewood cookbook

The ambient scent of Bubbi Ethel’s house permeates the building of Ridgewood A on a daily basis, as my suite has begun a baking crusade this semester. It began simply enough with chocolate-chip cookies, a reasonably addictive treat that can … Read More...

A warm welcome to students and bugs

A new semester is upon us and the campus is abuzz with new students, new flowers, new pavement and new bugs. Hopefully everyone had an enjoyable and healthy summer and is gearing up for the school year. I am excited … Read More...

Stay healthy when school's out for the summer

As we dust off our shorts and dig out those flip-flops, a twinge of excitement and sadness rushes across the campus as we realize the semester is almost over and the summer is here. Before I continue, I just want … Read More...

African dance enlivens campus center

With alien-like creatures littering the lawn of the Great Lawn, one can only imagine what is lurking inside. Thursday night, alongside intricate paintings, moving photos and a rainbow squiggly snake, the beat of the heartbeat of southern Ghana radiated through … Read More...

Super-duper bugs: cutting down on illness

Looking at the birds, bees, flowers and trees, all outside creatures are waking up and coming out in the emerging springtime. Though we all enjoy the occasional running mustache called “east-bugs” or a nice butterfly, there is a new kind … Read More...

Fighting the flower wars: you versus springtime allergies

Despite our usual rainy, windy, cold days, peeks of sunshine and fresh mulch show that somebody pressed the bloom button on campus. Sun and above-freezing weather always bring a noticeable change in happiness and positive emotions on campus, along with … Read More...

Horny goat weed?: Addressing the vitamin craze

It was not until recently that GNC became the new adult candy store, but that’s just one occurrence in what’s really a larger trend. Increasingly, advertisements for strange pills and liquids that claim to have the essential vitamins and minerals … Read More...

Radiating danger: radiation in our everyday lives

Last week, we examined the negative effects radiation can have on the body and discussed the recent scare in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. Again, our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Japan, and there are still many ways you … Read More...

Crisis in Japan: Examining the effects of radiation

Considering the nuclear concerns that have resulted from the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan, I thought it would be important to evaluate all the news and data out right now and try to estimate the magnitude of this disaster … Read More...

Stuttering ‘Speech’ gives insight into the speechless

Welcome back from February break! Hope everyone had a relaxing time and that you’re ready for the home stretch of this semester! One thing I’m sure many people did over break was catch up on their television watching and may … Read More...

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