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SnoTea Caffe’s offerings include various teas, such as iced earl grey milk tea with boba, and other refreshments, including green tea macarons.

Arts & Culture

SnoTea Caffe serves up frozen treats

September 16, 2014 2 comments

If only more students ventured into the Waterman eatery, it would be the perfect place to sip on warm tea and dive into a boisterous game of Pictionary.

The Sarah Doyle Women’s Center has sponsored events all month discussing women’s history and social change. Organizers have made an active effort to include speakers of different races and backgrounds.

Arts & Culture

Women’s History Month yields variety of programming

March 21, 2014 Comments are Disabled

This year’s Women’s History Month focused around the theme “Action, Activism and Advocacy.”

The yaki-buta, an appetizer, is a steamed bun served with a sliver of juicy and tender barbecued pork.

Arts & Culture

Off-beat ramen bar opens downtown

February 25, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Barely larger than a dorm room, Ken’s Ramen disappears into Washington Street, hiding behind a blockade of excited college students and locals.

A planning committee made up of students, faculty members and alums is currently evaluating the Third World Center's mission and developing a five-year strategic plan for the center.

University News

TWC forms committee to rewrite mission

February 19, 2014 4 comments

A planning committee is currently working on rewriting the TWC’s vision and mission and forming a five-year strategic plan.

The leaders of Harambee House hope to grow membership to over 50 residents during the spring 2014 recruiting season. Members praised the house’s community but said it lacks aesthetic appeal.

University News

With recent growth, Harambee House poised for new era

February 5, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Just one year after the University almost revoked the program house status for Harambee House, the group has its most residents in recent history.

Figidini Wood Fire Eatery brings the warm Italian countryside to Kennedy Plaza. The restaurant’s pizza, cooked in its signature wood-fired oven,  offers students a savory off-the-hill reprieve.

Arts & Culture

Wood-fired pizza heats up Kennedy Plaza

January 28, 2014 3 comments

New restaurant Figidini offers pizza, local vegetables, fresh seafood in rustic atmosphere

Though a burst pipe caused damage to 22 rooms in Graduate Center over winter break, the rooms were ready to be occupied by the times dorms opened.

University News

Pipe bursts, causing flood in Grad Center

January 22, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Leak affects 22 student rooms and some common areas but does not force students to relocate.

With current grants set to expire, members of the Class of 2017 may be the final group of students to participate in the sleep study. Students are asked to keep a sleep diary and report to the lab for six-hour sleep sessions.

Science & Research

Sleep study likely to end due to lack of funding

September 18, 2013 Comments are Disabled

The five-year study investigates how major life events affect college sleep patterns.

Science & Research

Study finds lack of sleeps impairs memory, exam performance

September 6, 2013 1 comment

After being trained in a motor task, subjects showed improved performance after resting.

University News

Initiatives spark creative discussion

October 25, 2012 Comments are Disabled

With the growing popularity of two groups focused on understanding and fostering creativity – the Creative Mind Initiative and the Creative Scholars Project – professors and students are increasingly re-evaluating classical conceptions of ingenuity.

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