With a nickname like ‘The City that Never Sleeps’, one would expect stories of ghostly spirits to be abundant in New York City. So, I started reasearching scary tales and hauntings of Columbia University, expecting to scare myself silly. But, surprisingly enough, I couldn't find any true hauntings. What I did find was an interesting history of the university’s location as identified b [...]
With summer officially in session, this week's Dish It is dedicated to our grill-masters out there. Enjoy this healthy take on a hamburger, courtesy of AllRecipes.com, and share your BBQ recipes below!
4 portobello mushroom caps
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 tablespoon minced garlic
4 slices prov [...]
Technology has made it incredibly easy to remain close to your college buddies during the summer months. Facebook and Twitter updates let you know exactly what your friends are up to on any given day and if you haven’t heard from them in a while, sending a text or an email to say hi is quick and effective. This may all start to feel a bit routine after a while, and slightly impersonal, so we hav [...]
Going green is totally en vogue these days and what better way to embrace the movement than with recycled school supplies? From pens and notebooks to laptop accessories, your Barnes & Noble College bookstore has everything you need for a green start this fall.
Recycled Notebooks & Portfolios
Whatever your needs are for class, you can find a notebook [...]
I love the beach, but sometimes in my rush to soak up some rays, I forget to pack the essentials. For my reference (as much as yours), here is a list of all the must-haves for this season’s beach adventures.
What to Bring
For any outing to the beach, a few items are absolutely essential. First on our list is sun block! Don’t let hazy days fool you. Whenever you are outside, you are [...]
This week’s tale is so unbelievably spooky, it requires little to no introduction. Be forewarned, this story may raise the hair on the back of your neck. Without further ado, we bring you The Legend of Pete Nicosia.
Plans for a new school library were underway in the early 1920s, and it was during its construction that the legend began. Pete Nicosia was working on building the library [...]
Today is Fresh Veggie Day and we can’t get enough seasonal vegetables these days. Here is a recipe for a California Grilled Veggie Sandwich, an easy recipe that is sure to please all BBQ-goers this summer. The best thing about it - besides how delicious it sounds - you can adjust it to your favorite summer vegetables! The portions below serve four, so don’t keep this tasty bite to yourself. [...]
Summer is in session, which means you can now pick up a book for just plain fun! No tests. No essays. Read for pure enjoyment this summer while laying out by the pool, sitting on the beach or lounging in the park. Here are some recommendations to get your summer reading started.
"The Map of Time" by Felix J. Palma
Love mystery and history? This novel is about time travel and the pos [...]
Decisions, decisions. They can be tough. Should you take the dreaded 8am class? Should you head to the Thursday night party or stay in and study? Which textbooks should you buy: New, Used, Rental or Digital? What to do?
In times of great indecision it's no wonder many of us turn to coins to make the choice for us (who said change is useless?). With a simple coin toss, your unansw [...]