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11 of Wilmington’s best coffee shops

Cierra Noffke, Culture Editor February 24, 2021
One of the cornerstones of Wilmington’s appeal are its coffee shops, and new ones seemingly spring up every year. Navigating the scape can be overwhelming, so we’ve  rounded up some of Wilmington’s finest coffee places, accounting for the overall vibe, the indoor space and the variety and quality of the menu.
Five alternatives to New Years resolutions: Dont set yourself up for failure

Five alternatives to New Year’s resolutions: Don’t set yourself up for failure

Cierra Noffke, Culture Editor January 8, 2021
Most people forget about their New Year’s resolutions by the second week. By February they’re either a distant memory or a source of deep shame. Although resolutions themselves aren’t unhealthy, the self-imposing, unrealistic and vaguely defined goals we set for ourselves are.  
Happy not turkey day: A vegan Thanksgiving recipe lineup

Happy not turkey day: A vegan Thanksgiving recipe lineup

Meredith Stogner, Contributing Writer November 26, 2020

Happy NotTurkey Day: Last Minute Vegan Thanksgiving Recipe Lineup  I am a vegan, and my favorite holiday is Thanksgiving—there, I said it. But how, you ask? Vegans cannot possibly like Thanksgiving, there...

Becoming vegan: a beginners guide to veganism, with a Wilmington twist

Becoming vegan: a beginner’s guide to veganism, with a Wilmington twist

Meredith Stogner, Contributing Writer November 11, 2020
Switching to a vegan lifestyle can seem intimidating at first, but between its numerous health, environmental, and animal welfare benefits, it’s becoming more and more popular. If you’re new to veganism but want to know more, read this guide. I have been a vegan for over 7 years and I’m excited to share my recipes, tips and recommendations. In this ultimate beginner’s guide to veganism with a Wilmington twist, you’ll find grocery stores, restaurants and brand recommendations as well as my favorite vegan breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes.
Baking for Beginners: Pumpkin Roll

Baking for Beginners: Pumpkin Roll

Lauren Wessell, Managing Editor October 23, 2020
The headline here is a little misleading so I’ll be honest, this is an intermediate level recipe. You will need to be an avid fan of "The Great British Baking Show" or at least have a second pair of helping hands that are a little more skilled than you! But Halloween is coming soon, making this is the perfect opportunity to challenge yourself with a classic fall treat.
Turkish coffee shortbread cookies. Photo by Cierra Noffke

Baking for Beginners: Stress-free shortbread cookies

Cierra Noffke, Culture Editor September 10, 2020
This recipe, a variation on shortbread cookies, is for Turkish Coffee Shortbread Cookies and takes in entirety about 20 minutes to make (10 min to prep, 10 min to bake).
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Baking for Beginners: No-Bake Cookies

Lauren Wessell, Managing Editor June 2, 2020

In this edition of Baking for Beginners, we are not baking! At all! These will be the easiest cookies you will EVER make. I found this recipe here and knew it was the perfect option for a healthy...

Fresh banana peanut butter pancakes. Photo by Lauren Wessell.

Baking for beginners: Peanut Butter Banana Pancakes

Lauren Wessell, Managing Editor May 18, 2020

This quick and simple pancake recipe is a great way to switch up your morning routine during the pandemic! I based my pancakes off of this recipe from the baking blog, Just so Tasty. However, I...

The finished product of Angus Barns Famous Chocolate Chess Pie. Photo by Lauren Wessell.

Baking for beginners: Chocolate Chess Pie

Lauren Wessell April 25, 2020

Before the pandemic, my baking skills were limited to boxed brownies and transferring cookie dough from the packaging to the pan. But now, during this difficult and confusing time, many people are trying...

TacoRoos location at S College and College Acres, pictured as of 23 November 2019.

Cookout-owned TacoRoos to open soon near campus

Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer November 23, 2019

TacoRoos, a taco restaurant owned by the burger chain CookOut, is set to soon open on the corner of College Road and College Acres Drive. The building was vacant following the closure of a former Hardee’s...

A big Thanksgiving meal is an American tradition, but overeating on holidays happens in countries all over the world, according to a new study.

14 tips for holiday healthy eating

Sydney Blair, Contributing Writer November 22, 2019

Nearly 10 Thanksgivings ago, I ate too much turkey and ended up on the couch nearly in tears from my own physical discomfort. Although I was around the age of 11, my mom likes to remind me of this embarrassing...

The United States Department of Agriculture released on June 2 the MyPlate (www.myplate.gov) graphic that replaces the familiar food pyramid. It emphasizes fruit, vegetable, grains, protein and dairy foods. (Allison Long/Kansas City Star/MCT)

Food for thought: Q&A with campus dietitian

Samantha Dickerson, Lifestyles Editor April 13, 2019

Eating “healthy” can be difficult for students. There are several ways to get information on healthy eating and “dieting,” like social media and the internet, but even with these outlets there...

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