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Dirt and Worms:   How to Impress and Win Approval of Your Boyfriend’s Parents

First time I ever met my boyfriend’s parents was when invited over to celebrate his 17th birthday the summer after I graduated. My parents were invited over as well so our parents could meet. We had been dating since February, … Continue reading

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The Importance of Local Food

Do you like eating compost? If you do, then Giant’s strawberries, shipped all the way from Mexico, are perfect for you. It’s moldy enough to pet and mushy enough to be compost. Now the real question is: how did Giant … Continue reading

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Inside The Mansion Grand

Chris Pomparelli Dr. Chernekoff Advanced Composition June 16th, 2014   Inside The Mansion Grand   At 141 Mansion Avenue at Great Kills Harbor in Staten Island, New York, you will find an elegant restaurant called the Mansion Grand. It is … Continue reading

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College Kitchen Catastrophe

Many disasters have occurred in our apartment. When you have five women attempting to use the same two burner, oven-less kitchen, some difficulties are to be expected. The five of us, Jen, Bri, Kaitlyn, Shante, and I, all use the … Continue reading

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Organic: A Better Way to Grow

An interview with Donna Stoltzfoos by Makayla Boyd When you eat a tomato, do you really know what you are eating?  Sure, it may taste good, but was it once covered pesticides or synthetic fertilizers?  Or does it contain modified … Continue reading

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