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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of Oct. 12
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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of Oct. 12

Thumbs Up  Air Frying Cinnamon Apples: As the trees slowly change color on Boston College’s campus, it is clear that fall is dawning. One way to celebrate is to dice up some apples, sprinkle them with a little bit of cinnamon and brown sugar, and throw them in an air fryer for about five to…

Spilling the Tea About Tea: TU/TD
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Spilling the Tea About Tea: TU/TD

Thumbs Up Tea – Tea saved my life this week. With sickness plus midterms plus my killer procrastination skills, every night needed at least one mug of tea, often more. I might have had to do a lot of dishes then, but it was worth it. It’s relaxing for a stressed mind, it’s soothing on…

Appreciating the Cultural Significance of Coffee
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Appreciating the Cultural Significance of Coffee

“The difference between my Yiayia and I is that I grew up in the fast-paced culture of New York in an American society where productivity determines worth, and she grew up starving under inhumane circumstances during World War II, coming to America and working hard for everything she had. For her, coffee was her break, a time to recharge and refuel in order to persevere through the difficult circumstances she had been dealt.”

Patterns on My Pants: TU/TD
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Patterns on My Pants: TU/TD

I’ve got a pair of blue-ish pants. But they aren’t just plain blue, devoid of any other form of expression. They’re dotted up and down with black and white geese, a sharp contrast that captures the eye.

The Christmas Crisis
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The Christmas Crisis

There needs to be a distinction between Christmas as a commercial holiday and Christmas as a religious holiday. The religious holiday should be celebrated by Christians at Mass and in their homes, but by no means on the side of a Starbucks cup.

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