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Gadget Guru

April 3, 2011

Vincent Mecca Lifestyles Editor Shopping for a tablet computer: worth your time? Tablet computers are all the rage now, but what do you even look for when shopping around for one? And can it truly replace a laptop?  Well, with the...

Marywood student struggles with M.S.

April 3, 2011

Vincent Mecca Lifestyles Editor If you saw this girl, shown in the picture on the left, walking around Marywood, the last thing on your mind that you would ever think was that she had a serious disease. A disease which affects...

Top 5 websites to waste your time on

April 3, 2011

Jeremy Barket Layout/Web Editor 1. Snopes.com Snopes.com is a website full of urban legends, old wives’ tales, misunderstandings, and rumors.  There are several different categories such as Medical, Love, Business, Disney,...

Top 5 things to do on a snow day

April 3, 2011

Molly Boylan Staff Writer There is nothing like a snow day. It is a wonderful surprise when waking up to the text message stating that all classes are cancelled for the day. But what is one to do with an unexpected day of freedom?...

Gadget Guru: Technology Pick

February 4, 2011

Vincent Mecca Lifestyles Editor By now, many of us have heard the term “4G” in many of our wireless carrier’s commercials such as Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, etc.   4G is the new wireless service many providers are ...

Zumba classes now offered at Marywood University

February 4, 2011

Kelly Rickert Assistant Layout Editor Zumba is the latest fitness craze sweeping the nation, the world, and now, Marywood University.  Zumba is a Latin fitness cardio dance program. Marywood began offering this program as a...

Saving money during the holidays

December 20, 2010

Amber Mohrmann Staff Writer Everyone loves the holidays, except for one little thing - they have to spend money. Between food, gifts, and other expenses, the happiest time of the year can turn into a nightmare for people on a bud...

Christmas traditions continue through the years

December 20, 2010

Image by Zanastardust via Flickr Roxanne DeAngelo Staff Writer What makes traditions, especially those around the holidays so important? Many traditions have become embedded in our lifestyles. When most college students return ho...

Recipe: Linzer Strips

December 20, 2010

Kendra Rafferty Copy Editor Yields: 36 cookies Total Time: 25 min Prep Time: 5 min Cook Time: 20 min Ingredients 1 cup(s) (2 sticks) unsalted, butter 3/4 cup(s) sugar 2 large eggs 1/2 teaspoon(s) almond extract 2 1/2 cup(s) flour ...

Winter fashion trends

December 20, 2010

Jeremy Barket Web Editor It’s that time of year again – winter. While the weather outside might be frightful, this season’s trends are delightful! The trends will most likely be influenced by the war, and the recession [or lack...

Rape Aggression Defense class for women: An empowering journey

December 20, 2010

Lisa Piccolo Peace and Justice Editor Loud voices fill the air as a group of women move around the dance studio of the Robert J. Mellow Center practicing different moves. But, they’re not dancing. They’re training to take ...

New social network combines work and pleasure

December 20, 2010

Tiffany Saar Staff Writer Facebook has been in most college students’ lives for at least five years. It has been for fun, and talking to people that we do not see on a regular basis. Sometimes Facebook is a big distraction to our w...