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Does Aromatherapy Work?

Does Aromatherapy Work?

Josephine Robinson, Online Editor

May 2, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

Aromatherapy is meant to improve one’s well-being through the use of essential oils. There is no doubt that essential oils are beneficial; for example, eucalyptus is a decongestant which helps clear the nose and sinus. However, I wondered if they actually could improve my emotional health, so I decided...

Tips for Long Trips

Tips for Long Trips

Edward Hsu

April 28, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

        If you are reading this article, chances are you are currently enduring, or about to endure, some of the most boring and unproductive hours of your life. Here are a few tips that will help you survive your long car ride.   Read a book         If your trip is three or more hours long, this is a great oppor...

Macbeth Review

Caroline Gee

March 29, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

       The play began subtly; phones were still on, people were whispering and the theater was well-lit as the actors on stage bustled about in black suits and pencil skirts. It was not until the lights dimmed and the three witches, played by junior Pallavi Rajan, seniors Kuki Misra and Yatziri ...

Comfort Foods from Around the World

Comfort Foods from Around the World

Esha Radhakrishnan, Opinions Assistant

March 6, 2017


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Considering our world houses an extensive number of diverse cultures, it is safe to assume that the standard American grilled cheese or chicken soup comfort food is not ubiquitous in countries outside the U.S.; thus there must be an entire dimension of exotic delicacies tailored to rich tradition and ...

A Survivor’s Guide to Tino: Best Ways to Get Food During Lunch

A Survivor’s Guide to Tino: Best Ways to Get Food During Lunch

Elena Chang

February 24, 2017


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Ordering ahead: Ordering ahead allows food to be ready quicker and saves you some time during lunch. Viva Thai Bistro - The food takes a time to make so ordering before ensures you won’t have to wait too long. They have noodles, fish, salads, soups, fried rice, and curries. Lazy Dog - Th...

The Evolution of Makeup

The Evolution of Makeup

Neerali Shah

February 17, 2017


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        Makeup has evolved into, not only simple pigmented items to enhance one’s features, but a way to make a statement with safer medical advancements. The adornment of the face began over 6,000 years ago in ancient Egypt when both men and women used kohl to line their eyes. Slowly, techniques ...

TV and Movie Musicals

TV and Movie Musicals

Caroline Gee

February 9, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

        The scene starts off normal enough. One moment, Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone are strolling in front of the breathtaking Los Angeles skyline. The next moment, the two are sporting shiny jazz shoes and tap dancing their way through an epic routine. It’s the kind of scenario that, only a c...

Sugar Cookie Recipe

Sugar Cookie Recipe

Nico Chilla and Neerali Shah

January 28, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

Still looking for the perfect recipe for Santa's cookies? We've got you covered. Ingredients are listed down below.

How Effective are Reality TV Shows?

How Effective are Reality TV Shows?

Edward Hsu and Michelle Ma

January 28, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

        Before Kelly Clarkson, One Direction, Fifth Harmony and Cher Lloyd became celebrities, they were young hopefuls on reality television shows. Competitive reality singing shows such as “American Idol” and “The X-Factor” provide a platform for contestants to attract fans, gain recognit...

Fan Specialities

Fan Specialities

Caroline Gee

January 28, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

NO CELL PHONES. NO TAKING PICTURES OF FOOD. NO HEADPHONES.        The signs were plastered in 200 coffees shops across the country. While customers would usually be offended by these unconventional rules, crowds were gathering to view the spectacle.        On Oct. 5, from 7 a.m. to noon, Netflix celebrated its u...

Makeup for a Day

Makeup for a Day

Meilinda Sun

January 28, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Uncategorized

Having never worn eyeliner nor applied eyeshadow, I decided to abandon my makeup-free life for a day. A pile of makeup I borrowed from a friend lay before me –– brushes of varying sizes, tubes with black and pink shiny liquids and shiny blocks of powder were displayed before me, and the impending t...

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