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Foods to enhance mood for mid-term

Adrienne Conza, Staff Writer Welcome back to school!  For me, one of the hardest parts of the school year is the few weeks after winter break. With exams, cold weather, and the natural slump of having just come back from a fun, stress-free break, it can be difficult to keep your spirits up. Fortunately, there […]

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Dark Chocolate Orange Truffle

Adrienne Conza, Staff Writer Everyone loves to receive food as a gift, especially chocolate.  So one of my favorite gifts to give around the holidays is a box of homemade dark chocolate orange truffles. These truffles taste of rich chocolate with a colorful hint of oranges. The bright taste of citrus adds another dimension to […]

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Scary music

Emily Siff, Staff Writer How do you know music is scary? When the lights on the screen dim, the low bass music starts up at an irregular pace, and Hollywood’s newest monster suddenly appears, it’s pretty obvious to you that scary music is playing. But do you know this just based on visual association? Was […]

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DIY snow globe

Adrienne Conza, Staff Writer One of my favorite things about December is when it snows and the world looks like a winter wonderland. I think there is something simply magical about snow. Therefore, I think snow globes are fascinating and beautiful because they capture little moments of winter magic in a jar. So when I […]

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5 tips for healthier pies

Adrienne Conza, Staff Writer One of my favorite things about Thanksgiving is eating leftover pie for breakfast, lunch, and dinner for the few days after Thanksgiving that our pies last. I know it doesn’t sound like the healthiest thing, but seriously, who has enough self control to limit themselves to one slice of pie a […]

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2014 AMAS highlights

Ailyn Rivera, Staff Writer So the American Music Awards happened last night, and so much went down from incredible performances to celebrities doing what they do best by making us cry from how much we love them. When it comes to fan-voted awards, I pay little to no attention to who wins because most of […]

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Cookie dough energy bites for national cashew day

Adrienne Conza, Staff Writer Did you know that November 23rd is National Cashew Day? National Cashew Day is an unofficial holiday that celebrates the cashew nut- a versatile nut that is used in both savory and sweet cooking in a variety of ways. In honor of National Cashew Day, here are some cool facts about […]

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10 must read YA dystopian novels

Barakah Quader, Staff Writer 10. Partials, Dan Wells The human race is almost completely wiped out from the war with the Partials — genetically modified beings that look like humans. To make matters worse, people are dying from the disease RM that they unknowingly contracted from the Partials. Though the war came to halt after the […]

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November in season produce

Adrienne Conza, Staff Writer November marks the time when the weather starts to get colder, and fall seems to fade into Winter.  This change in weather also signifies a shift in produce available in New England.  In season produce is often more flavorful and nutrient rich, and it is also easier to obtain locally grown […]

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Selena Gomez: the heart wants what it wants

Ailyn Rivera, Staff Writer Selena Gomez’s new music video for her single, The Heart Wants What It Wants, captures such a powerful and striking vulnerability that so many viewers have been able to feel at their core. During the first minute of the video, a recording of Selena speaking plays while she, crying, gets ready […]

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