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Prom garners much attention in America, but not in other countries

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April 16, 2012

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By: Klaire Tan There’s no doubt about it. For teenagers across America, prom is big. Media has long ago drilled the importance of prom into the heads of high school students and prom continues to remain high on the high scho...

Fifth grade needs both critical-thinking and memorization

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March 12, 2012

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By: Elsa Chu and Lydia Zhang In the game show, “Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader,” adult contestants go head-to-head with fifth graders to answer questions that they may have long forgotten, like “What is the lifespan...

Healthy for the holidays: Pizza Muffins

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December 12, 2011

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By Zoe Weisner: •    2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil •    2/3 cup finely chopped onion •   2/3 cup finely chopped red bell pepper •    1/3 cup whole-wheat pastry flour •    2 tsp baking powder •    1...

Healthy for the holidays: Peppermint Milkshake

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December 12, 2011

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By Wayland Fong: •    8 round hard peppermint candies (rushed preferably) •    4 scoops vanilla ice cream •    3/4 cups milk (try slim milk for less fat) •    1/4 tsp peppermint extract 4 cups | Total Time: 10 minutes 1.    Crush the candies into pieces. 2.    Pour the ice c...

Healthy for the holidays: Benne Cakes

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December 12, 2011

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By Misheel Enkhbat: • 1 cup light brown sugar • 4 tbsp butter • 1 large egg, lightly beaten • 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract • 2 tsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed • 1/2 cupall-purpose flour • 1/2 tsp baking powder ...

Tighten your belt this vacation

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December 12, 2011

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By Elsa Chu: Everyone has been in this situation: unbuttoning his or her jeans after a huge Thanksgiving meal, wondering if the delicious food was worth two days of feeling like an over-blown balloon.  Thus, I decided that this year,...

Healthy for the holidays: Zucchini Latkes

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December 12, 2011

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By Lucy Oyer: • 1 lb zucchini, shredded • 2 cups shredded cooked potato • 2 medium shallots, minced, divided • 1 egg, beaten • 2 cups whole-wheat bread crumbs • 1/2 cup crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese • 1 tbsp dill, d...

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