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Cider

Monique Evans With the first real snowfall of the year, it’s officially time for warm holiday drinks. One of my favourites is hot mulled cider. The other night, I added peach juice to my regular recipe and it was oh-so-delicious. The proportions in this recipe are rough, so feel free to experiment. However, be selective… Keep Reading

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Stress and stars at Seventeen Magazine

Liz Perle graduated from McGill in 2008 with a degree in English and Political Science. She is now living the dream in New York City working as the assistant to the editor-in-chief at Seventeen Magazine. In an interview with the Tribune, she elaborates on the highs, lows, and craziness involved in working at one of… Keep Reading

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Phishing for a steal during the holidays

In the month between Black Friday and Boxing Day, people everywhere deck the Internet with their credit card numbers. Maybe this year Amazon’s servers will finally crash, but it’s more likely that you, or one of your friends, will have their identity stolen as a result of a careless online shopping spree. Online retailer traffic… Keep Reading

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Grilled cheese and wine in the heart of the Plateau

There are only a few things in the culinary world that I’m truly averse to: green bell peppers, scallops, and blue cheese. The first is an under-ripe version of the sweet, delightful, red pepper, while scallops are too fishy to be appetizing, and blue cheese just makes me want to brush my teeth. There’s something… Keep Reading

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From China to Syria, unusual savours around the world

A true test for the world-traveler is whether they are able to adapt to the local culinary customs. Horror stories of total body evacuation by oral or rectal means are far too common. It is natural for the body to react this way to a new diet, but once the problem is solved, the mind… Keep Reading

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Getting a ride without maxing out your credit card

A wise man once told me “A Bixi is like a prostitute. It’s only five bucks, and everyone gets a ride.” I countered that a Bixi can’t contract venereal diseases, a safety feature that has certainly helped the Bixi system attract millions of riders since its introduction to Montreal’s streets last summer. The Bixi—a contraction… Keep Reading

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Divine designs for a grungy ghetto apartment

Class has started, your apartment is filled with Ikea boxes, and furniture is awkwardly pushed against walls. No one has time to keep their apartment feng shui, but some basic interior design tips can make any apartment feel less like an impersonal rented studio. Previous tenant catastrophes Vomit-stained carpets, holes in the wall, and unidentifiable… Keep Reading

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Back to blog basics

Cooking is a science, and a fun and delicious one at that. And like any science, experimentation is key.  Julia Child meticulously tested her recipes, which is why they’re still the heart and soul of so many kitchens. Unfortunately, Child is partly to blame for the plethora of food blogs on the Internet. Julia and… Keep Reading

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Suprising space savers

During exams, your apartment is probably going to end up looking like the site of a pipe bomb explosion. It also means you won’t have the time or money to make another trip to Ikea for assorted Scandinavian organizing junk. Instead, some ordinary household objects can be used to tidy up and manage the ever… Keep Reading

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WebCT quotation of the week

Subject: Research Project: TA will answer questions here Author: Student I’ve sent text messages longer than this effing essay. Keep Reading

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