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A Moveable Feast: Blueberry Doughnut Obsession

A Moveable Feast: Blueberry Doughnut Obsession

  by Katerina Kountakis, section editor My blueberry doughnut obsession began when I walked in one morning into my AP English class last year. There, sitting on the counter was a box of doughnuts and inside was a few blueberry doughnuts...

 

A Moveable Feast: The Cake for all the Chocolate Lovers

A Moveable Feast: The Cake for all the Chocolate Lovers

Finished result by Katerina Kountakis, section editor Ever since I made chocolate chip cookies for my family, I have been the official baker in my house. Basically, my new role is getting everyone fat because I am constantly baking for...

 

A Moveable Feast: Gingerbread house requires precision, artistry

A Moveable Feast: Gingerbread house requires precision, artistry

by Vi Burgess, editor-in-chief Largely because senior year has me drowning in a mountain of homework and various other responsibilities, I wanted to go back to my childhood and build a gingerbread house in the spirit of Christmas. I honestly...

 

A Moveable Feast: Post-Thanksgiving peach cobbler attempt proves adequate for sugar relapse

A Moveable Feast: Post-Thanksgiving peach cobbler attempt proves adequate for sugar relapse

by Yanichka Ariunbold, section editor Thanksgiving is over…but that doesn’t mean you have to wait another year until it’s socially acceptable to binge-eat pies to the brink of exhaustion. There’s no shame in defying social...

 

Setting the Tone: Fitness FriYAY

Setting the Tone: Fitness FriYAY

by Maya Girimaji, section editor I’m no body builder. I definitely do not work out for 2 hours everyday. I don’t aim to have that perfectly sculpted body. I don’t exercise to lose weight. But I do exercise because I enjoy it and because...

 

My Daily Bread Bakery: Cheap, comforting, and delicious

My Daily Bread Bakery: Cheap, comforting, and delicious

by Maya Girimaji & Jennifer Zhan, section editor & senior editor Pictured from left to right: Blueberry pastry, cinnamon roll, peaches and cream pastry. Tucked behind a corner on Texas Avenue, My Daily Bread Bakery might be easy to...

 

Trek Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself: Portland

Trek Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself: Portland

by Josh Weimer, online editor My original intentions when visiting Portland were pretty clear: show up at the Rubik’s Cube National Competition, spend as much time as possible over the next three days geeking out over my favorite combination...

 

Setting the Tone: The struggle is real… and relatable

Setting the Tone: The struggle is real… and relatable

tomandsteve/iStock/Getty Images by Emily Caldwell, staff  reporter A week before school ended, my high school soccer coach pulled me and seven other girls on my team into his office. He started off by saying that he had selected us to be the...

 

Trek Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself: Kenya and Tanzania

Trek Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself: Kenya and Tanzania

by Maya Girimaji, section editor Everybody has an opinion of what an African safari could be like. Stories that you read online and clips from National Geographic seem like they would give you a good idea of safaris. So when my parents told...

 

The Best Recipe for the Classic Cookie

The Best Recipe for the Classic Cookie

NYT / Jacques Torres by Katerina Kountakis, section editor I come from a family where cooking is probably one of the most important things in life to learn. Unfortunately, I actually hate cooking and prefer to bake. I love sweets and have always...