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Thanks & giving: not just a holiday

By Andreana Holowatyj Staff Writer The season of charity events, toy drives and food pantry collections is generally associated with the winter holidays. Along with lights and decorations, it is traditional to hear commercials about food collections and pantries in November and see dedicated volunteers ring Salvation Army bells outside of stores in December. This … Continue reading

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Pinched: a new cuisine

By Amel Tobaa Scene Editor There is a new quick-service café to be kept on the radar called the Pinched Mediterranean Grill, located in Lombard. It is open for business to bring fresh, healthy fare to the western suburbs. Pinched offers cuisine that combines the blending of the vibrant cultures of Eastern Europe and the … Continue reading

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Food for thought

By Kulsum Musani STAFF WRITER No matter how much turmoil the world is in with its political uprisings and economic troubles, we all need many of the same things, like food. Doctors continue to stress a balanced diet, and nutritional advances keep us informed on the importance of eating well. Naturally, people start looking for … Continue reading

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Offense soars on St. Louis trip

by Luke Stanczyk SPORTS EDITOR On their annual season kick-off trip to the Gateway City, the Benedictine baseball team went 2-1, sweeping a doubleheader against Millikin University on Saturday and dropping a game to Fontbonne University on Sunday. In the first game of Saturday’s double header, the Eagles defeated the Big Blue of Millikin 13-5. … Continue reading