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The Scan: Changing the Tides of Gay Marriage Legalization

What to say when cookies are served at the bistro…. Finally, it’s been too long. As to same-sex marriage, five more states will finally legalize gay marriage. Wait, but wasn’t that so four years ago? No. In 2011, New York recognized gay marriage; however, as progressive as we seem, New York was not the first state to legalize it; it was Hawaii, in 1996. For the...

Google Glass Withdrawal

Addiction is a scary thing. It can ruin people’s lives, and if it gets out of control, it can lead to unprecedented consequences. But have you ever heard of a pair of glasses becoming addictive? Google Glass, Google’s newest piece of wearable technology in the form of glasses, has become a serious addiction for one navy serviceman. Since his name has not been revealed, we do...

Review: Black-ish is Good-ish

Black-ish is the new Modern Family; it’s no coincidence that the two shows play back-to-back. Black-ish, the ABC sitcom created by Kenya Barris, attempts to raise awareness of the micro-aggressive remarks that many black families encounter. Since the black family central to the show, the Johnsons, is privileged, issues connecting race and class are discussed. Anthony Anderson, who plays a character named Dre, is a successful advertising executive and is married...

Outbreak distribution map. Credit: C.D.C.

UPDATED: Ebola Spreads to the U.S.

Click here to jump to the most recent updates. The recent spreading of Ebola through West Africa has been deemed the largest Ebola outbreak in history. Ebola is a deadly disease which has no known vaccine and precisely known origins. About a month after the outbreak started in West Africa, Ebola reached the U.S. and is continuing to spread. Ebola is caused by an infection from one of the Ebola virus...

Fusili with tomato sauce, parmesan cheese, and basil from Sfoglia 
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Keeping Up With @New_Fork_City

Some girls have a passion for singing, whether show tunes or modern pop. Some girls have a passion for the arts, in a creative manner, or in a theatrical form. But, these girls, Natalie Landsberg (Hewitt ’14), Gillian Presto (Hewitt ’14), and Emily Morse have a strong passion for food. It goes beyond the normal attraction anyone has for a good meal; these ladies have searched New...