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What’s Parapsychology?

Megan Varnadore, Writer
September 12, 2011
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How many of you out there know what the word “parapsychology” means?  If you don’t, here’s the exact definition for it.  Parapsychology is a branch of psychology that deals with the investigation of purportedly psychic phenomena such as clairvoyance, extrasensory perception, telepathy, and... Read more »

Sssssssssssss…Boom!

Megan Varnadore, Writer
April 26, 2011
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One word…Minecraft. Don’t know what it is? Allow me to explain. Minecraft is a computer game invented by a man named Notch. Minecraft is growing more popular everyday. I, myself, am a player. If you like a game where you have to survive, build things, and then destroy them, then this is the game... Read more »

What’s D and D?

Megan Varnadore, Writer
April 5, 2011
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Imagine that you begin listening to a conversation and just in the middle of it, you hear, “Hey guys, are we playing D and D tonight?” Normally, your first reaction would be to ask, “What’s D and D?” That’s the exact response that these players get. In several interviews, I’ve had some... Read more »

Sweet and Sour Stir Fry for Two

Lori Hamrick, Writer
April 4, 2011
Filed under Dorm Room Dishes, Fun Stuff

I love this recipe! It's full of lean protein and veggies, and has very little fat. I serve it over rice. It makes just enough for 2-3 people. You'll need: Small bowl Frying pan Spoon for stirring Sharp knife Cutting board Nonstick spray Ingredients: 1/2 pound boneless skinless chicken 1 hea... Read more »

A Sweet Southern Treat

Lori Hamrick, Writer
March 28, 2011
Filed under Dorm Room Dishes, Fun Stuff

Chesscake brownies have always been a staple in my family. Any time we're told to bring a dessert, we make these. They are really rich and sweet, with just the right amount of chocolate. You'll need: Oven Electric mixer Microwave 13x9 glass pan Mixing bowl Small bowl Spatula non-stic... Read more »

Pizza Cups

Angela Banks, Writer
March 27, 2011
Filed under Dorm Room Dishes

I was fortunate enough to receive a recipe box this past Christmas from my Aunt M.E. (Mary Elizabeth). She was kind enough to include some of her recipes in the box for me. One of these amazing dishes included Pizza Cups. I have since become addicted to them.  This is what you will need to make them: ... Read more »

Dorm Room Confections: Taco Soup and Parmesan Tortilla Chips

Kaylee S Johnson, Fine Arts Editor/Photo Editor
March 23, 2011
Filed under Dorm Room Dishes

What's for dinner tonight? Well, if you're in my apartment it's Taco Soup and Parmesan Tortilla Chips. So, want to know how to make it? It's pretty easy. Ingredients: 1 lb of hamburger meat. 1 cup of shoepeg (white) corn 2 cans of Diced Tomoatoes 1 pkg of Taco Seasoning 1 pkg of R... Read more »

Dorm Room Confections: Homemade Cream Cheese Frosting!

Kaylee S Johnson, Fine Arts Editor/Photo Editor
March 21, 2011
Filed under Dorm Room Dishes

Okay, so you learned how to make cake in a microwave and cup and need some frosting? Well, I've got your answer! Ingredients: 1 Box of 1/3 Fat Free Cream Cheese 1 Cup of Powdered Sugar 1/8 teaspoon of Vanilla Extract Get a big bowl (or tupperware for storing later) and combine your three ingredients with a big spoon. WARN... Read more »

Dorm Room Confections: Cake in a Cup!

Kaylee S Johnson, Fine Arts Editor/Photo Editor
March 21, 2011
Filed under Dorm Room Dishes

Ever have a sweet-tooth and the only way to appease it is for a nice slice of cake? But you soon reach a problem, you don't have an oven, you only have a microwave... Well, do I have a solution for you! Cake in a Cup! The ingredients are simple: 1 box of ANY flavor Cake Mix 1 box of Angel Foo... Read more »

Ridiculously Easy Pie

Lori Hamrick, Writer
March 15, 2011
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This pie only uses four ingredients, and it is really easy to make. I used lemon flavored pudding. I think that it gives the pie a fresh, summery, fun flavor. You can use other flavors if you'd like. You can also try crumbling up cookies and adding them to the mixture. Oreos and chocolate flavored pudding... Read more »

Sausage and Cream Cheese Casserole- Don’t judge a book by it’s cover!

By Kaylee Johnson, Fine Arts Editor/Photography Editor
February 21, 2011
Filed under Dorm Room Dishes

Yes, sausage and cream cheese. I know I've already lost about half of you, but stick with me. It's basically like breakfast for dinner. Here's what you need: 1.Roll of sausage. This can be found in the refrigerated part of the grocery store. It comes in a tube. In this instance, I used the mi... Read more »

Oatmeal Cookie Sandwiches

Lori Hamrick, Writer
February 21, 2011
Filed under Dorm Room Dishes, Fun Stuff

Oatmeal cookies are delicious, but average. If you add frosting and make them into sandwiches, suddenly they seem more special, and they taste way better! You'll need: Two mixing bowls Electric mixer Baking sheet Spatula Tablespoon measuring spoon Spoon Wire cooling rack or paper towels ... Read more »

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