Mail room an underappreciated resource

More is going on behind the scenes of TU’s mail room than some may realize. Everyone gets mail at some point. Maybe you order a cool new gadget on Amazon or your mother sends you a care package for finals week. Regardless of what you’re waiting to receive, the place you’ll have to go is […]

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Three books to read if you’re feeling _______

Local bookworm Tori Gellman is back in the new semester with three more books to read if you’re feeling alone, repressed or lovestruck. If you’re feeling: alone, lost or in denial “Lily and the Octopus” by Steven Rowley We all have that special person in our lives. The one we couldn’t imagine living without. For […]

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Thanksgiving Dessert

In case you’re going somewhere for the Thanksgiving holiday that doesn’t really follow the law of seasons, here’s a dessert recipe that gives you that quintessential fall pumpkin flavor without forcing you to eat something warm. Pumpkin Pops! 8 oz milk 3 oz pumpkin puree ½ teaspoon maple syrup ¼ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice Dash […]

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More books to read if you’re feeling ______

Local bookworm Tori Gellman is back with three more books you can read if you’re feeling despondent, distressed or bold. If you’re feeling: despondent or mischievous “The Two-Family House” by Lynda Cohen-Loigman Set in the ‘40s in Brooklyn, New York, “The Two-Family House” covers the story of two brothers and their families. In Jewish tradition, […]

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Books to read if you’re feeling ____________

Local bookworm Tori Gellman weighs in with some books you should read when feeling alone, nostalgic or lost. If you’re feeling alone, misunderstood or trapped: “All the Ugly and Wonderful Things” by Brynn Greenwood Children should be allowed their time of innocence. But for young Wavy, she lost her ability to be naive the day […]

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Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Ingredients: 4 sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped into one-inch cubes ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus a smidge extra for pre-cook drizzling ¼ cup honey 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon Salt and freshly ground black pepper (to taste) Preheat oven to 350℉ Lay the cut sweet potatoes in a single layer on a roasting tray. Drizzle […]