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A Moveable Feast: Cinnamon chocolate chip cookies are simple chewy goodness

A Moveable Feast: Cinnamon chocolate chip cookies are simple chewy goodness

by Maya Girimaji & Jennifer Zhan, managing editor & editor-in-chief Maya can cook. Jennifer cannot. For three months, the two of us have been trying to find recipes that people of any skill level can make, whether that’s...

 

Drew’s Book Corner: Truman Capote’s “In Cold Blood” haunts, provides insight into American violence

Drew’s Book Corner: Truman Capote’s “In Cold Blood” haunts, provides insight into American violence

by Drew Howerton, senior executive editor  I used to be an avid reader, and then I hit high school. Reading books for class took up much of my free time for leisure reading and as a result diminished my interest in reading. Over the...

 

Trek Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself: Boston

Trek Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself: Boston

by Sam deFigueiredo, opinions editor Attempting to take artsy pictures at FoMu. I recently visited Boston, a huge foodie city, for my sister’s graduation. I am a super picky eater, but during my 1-week long visit, I decided to try things...

 

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...

 

A Moveable Feast: New York-Style cheesecake easy, delicious

A Moveable Feast: New York-Style cheesecake easy, delicious

by Rachel Lamb, executive editor This is cream cheese! Due to a series of events, my family found itself in possession of 4 pounds of cream cheese (we measured). With no space to store it and not enough time to consume dozens of bagels,...

 

Trek Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself: Florida’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Trek Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself: Florida’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter

by Jennifer Zhan, opinions editor I’ve been looking forward to going to Harry Potter World since it opened in 2010, so it suffices to say that I had some high expectations for the theme park. Luckily, Universal Studios didn’t let me down....

 

A Moveable Feast: Cake mix can be easily adapted for other just as delicious recipes

A Moveable Feast: Cake mix can be easily adapted for other just as delicious recipes

by Annie Zhang, editor-in-chief  I found this lil’ jewel of a website, Yummly; it’s basically Pinterest, except ONLY for food. So a couple nights ago, I realized I had a bunch of cake mix just lying around in my pantry (not entirely sure...