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Cooking Corner

Cooking Corner: Healthy Ground Turkey Recipes

As the price of ground beef has been getting higher and higher, it is a good idea to look for some hearty alternatives to the well-loved beef. Ground turkey is currently about half the price of ground beef per pound and is both a healthy and delicious alternative. Here are two recipes with ground turkey […]

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Cooking Corner

Cooking Corner: Everything but the Kitchen Sink Muffins

All that is needed to rectify the horrible situation of waking up minutes just before class is a fast and easy breakfast option. Anything that can be grabbed quickly and munched on during the walk or drive to school will serve hungry students well. What better than a muffin? Muffins are conveniently shaped for holding […]

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Video Games

Munchkin: A Hilarious Game for All Ages

Loot a castle. Slay a dragon. Betray friends and poison neighbors. Sounds like the perfect Friday night. Munchkin is a hilarious card game based on role-playing games like Dungeons and Dragons. However, unlike DnD, there is no Dungeon Master required to create the game’s story. All gameplays are decided by the cards and the players. […]

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Fiction and Creative Writing

Hidden Remains: Chapter 3: Response

The village elder sighed, his hands tightening over a wooden cane. His eyes slipped shut, remembering the face that the boy had worn before he had revealed crystal violet eyes. It was intriguing to say the least; the child’s reaction was not one anyone would put to a semi-burned village. As for his eyes, no […]

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Music

Music Review: Zoe Keating – Into the Trees

Classical music has found a place among modern music, manifesting as strong string solos among synthesized drumbeats or classical composition interlaced with glitch transfusions. At times, these hybridizations result in highly memorable and musically valuable studies in modern electronic music. One such musician, Zoe Keating, helps introduce the listener to a unique and utterly distinct […]

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Movies

Movie Review: “The Imitation Game”

Based on a true story and by far one of the best movies of 2014, “The Imitation Game” has been nominated for eight oscars.“The Imitation Game” was the English-language debut of director Morten Tyldum. Graham Moore adapted the screenplay from “Alan Turing: The Enigma” by Andrew Hodges. “The Imitation Game” follows the story of Alan […]

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Department in Review Features

Department in Review: Chemistry & Biochemistry

The following article is part of a recurring segment in which the Oredigger reviews a department on campus by interviewing the department head and surveying current seniors. To see more articles in this segment click here. The Oredigger sat down with Bettina Voelker this week to discuss the state of the Chemistry and Biochemistry department […]

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Department in Review Features

Department in Review: Civil and Environmental Engineering

The following article is part of a recurring segment in which the Oredigger reviews a department on campus by interviewing the department head and surveying current seniors. To see more articles in this segment click here. For our next instalment of Department in Review, the Oredigger sat down with Susan Reynolds to discuss the state […]

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Department in Review Features

Department in Review: Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

The following article is part of a recurring segment in which the Oredigger reviews a department on campus by interviewing the department head and surveying current seniors. To see more articles in this segment click here. Number of Undergraduate Students: 153 Number of Graduate Students: 100 Male to Female Ratio: 3.5:1 Employment Rate: 100% Average […]

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Department in Review Features

Department in Review: Geophysics

The following article is part of a recurring segment in which the Oredigger reviews a department on campus by interviewing the department head and surveying current seniors. To see more articles in this segment click here. Undergraduate Student Faculty Ratio: 12:1 Graduate Student Faculty Ratio: 7:1 Combined Student Faculty Ratio: 9:1 Total Number of Students: […]