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Eggs in a Hole

Kathryn VanderMolen

September 29, 2011


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Eggs in a HoleI love the term "eggs-in-a-hole." So simple and to the point. And sort of cutesy. In fact, I think it may be grounds for a childrens' book. Hm, my story would go a little like this:Eggs in a hole, eggs in a holeYour protein buries into the bread, just like a mole!Those cute, furry creatur...

I’ll SHow You Dramatic Conflict

Marisa Knudsen

September 20, 2011


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I'll Show You Dramatic ConflictTwo weeks ago I attended my first Chicago Writers Loft workshop. I found out about the Loft while doing a Google search for something like "workshops to overcome the onset of laziness 17,000 words into your crappy hands."It took several more minutes of coaching from Jerr...

How to Eat a Balanced-ish Diet Without Leaving Your Dorm Room

Alex Gavlick

September 20, 2011


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How to Eat a Balanced-ish Diet Without Leaving Your Dorm RoomThrough some self-experimentation I have come up with a solution that will allow anyone to get pretty much all the nutritional value you need from the simple care package foods you have right in your dorm room.First off, don't even worry about carbs and fats. You will get plenty of these....

A decade later, still proud to be an American

Haley BeMiller

September 11, 2011


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With the tenth anniversary of 9/11 looming over the United States, one begins to reflect on life over the past decade. Americans had their lives turned around on that dreadful day, and a lot has changed in this country as a result. Some transformed the experience into a meaningful one, while some di...

Sept. 11 a reminder of interfaith importance

Peter Dziedzic

September 11, 2011


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Ten short years have marched into the oblivion of time's passing. For many, 10 years was but a blink in the eye of the universe. For many others, 10 years crawled and drudged, and in that slow grind we have trampled and tumbled trying to regain our footing, struggling to wash the mud from our brows wi...

Student war veteran recalls impact of Sept.11

Patrick Stiger

September 11, 2011


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Before 2001, Sept. 11 meant that it was my Momma's birthday and not much else. Now, it is a reminder of why we fight and what we fight for.I remember being a sophomore in high school waiting outside my homeroom class because our teacher was late. He rushed up to the door, fumbling with his keys, and...

Archives: From the depths of tragedy rises the human spirit

Jim Distasio, Editor-in-Chief, 2001

September 11, 2011


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Like most of you, I spent a majority of the last three days glued to my television set watching the horrors unfold in New York City and Washington D.C. either live or countless times on videotape.  Even as I write this column in the wee small hours of the morning, the cold glow of CNN is visible ov...

Mad Decent Block Party

Kerri Czopek

August 21, 2011


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 Location: Mad Decent Block Party, ChicagoPhotographer: Kerri CzopekHometown: LaGrange, IllinoisYear/Major: 2014, undecided...

What the El?

Marisa Knudsen

August 13, 2011


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MARISA KNUDSEN | marisaknudsen@comcast.net |@marisaknudsen Marisa Knudsen is an MBA student at DePaul and an analyst for a nonprofit book publisher in Chicago. She completed her undergraduate work at Northern Illinois in 2008 and and enjoys reading, writing, and traveling as time and funds permit.   What the El?Back in M...

University of Tennessee bookstore ban of Obama ‘Disappoint-mints’ goes against first amendment

Jenn Schanz

August 13, 2011


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Obama-critical breath mints are being taken off the shelves at a University of Tennessee bookstore in Knoxville, Tenn. after a local legislator found the "Disappoint-mints" to be offensive and educationally insignificant.Democratic legislator Joe Armstrong conveyed to the Knoxville Sentimental that the ...

It’s a globalized world, after all

Tim Lydon - Graduate student, English

May 30, 2011


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The ground has been broken and the seeds planted in the fertile consciousness of the Chinese middle class. An emerging middle class in any country is just another name for prey in the global corporate parlance.As poverty in China has been reduced, people are enjoying an increase in discretionary income.En...

Singin’ the UPass blues

Laura Fitzgerald - Senior, Journalism

May 30, 2011


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June 17: the day my beloved CTA U-Pass, courtesy of DePaul University, will expire and leave me to find my own means of transportation. It could be easy enough to walk to Walgreens, Dominick's or CVS and pick up a monthly or weekly CTA pass, but I'm not used to doing it, and frankly, it's too expensive.Last summer, I...

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