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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...

Time to bring back imagination

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June 1, 2011

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By Annie Tran: What is this madness I hear now? Kids choosing to stay inside during recess to play on the computers? Trading Pokémon on their DSi’s? Checking their Neopets accounts? I must confess that I myself was once involved i...

Bully ratches up insults to provoke bystander action

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March 21, 2011

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by Samantha Donat: When I at first agreed to be a part of this social experiment, I had thought I would be executing a rather simple task: being a bully.  It sounds simple enough, right?  Wrong.  What I had thought would be a si...

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