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The Outbreak | Quarantine has made my OCD much, much, much worse

The Outbreak | Quarantine has made my OCD much, much, much worse

By Megan Williams, Senior Staff Writer

April 6, 2020

Megan Williams' Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder has always revolved around the idea of safety. Now, the greatest danger to that safety is the coronavirus.

The Quarantine Cookbook: Crepe escape

The Quarantine Cookbook: Crepe escape

By Bailey Sasseville, Contributing Editor

April 6, 2020

You can put literally anything you find in your kitchen on these. The only limit is your imagination. 

The Quarantine Cookbook: Dutch baby, the breakfast of champions

The Quarantine Cookbook: Dutch baby, the breakfast of champions

By Brian Gentry, Contributing Editor

April 2, 2020

Making a Dutch baby might sound like a sexual innuendo, but I promise it’s just a cooking term for the creation of a simple breakfast food.

The Outbreak | Well, now I’m never going to read “Infinite Jest”

The Outbreak | Well, now I’m never going to read “Infinite Jest”

By Leah Mensch, Contributing Editor

April 2, 2020

Leah Mensch has lied about reading "Infinite Jest" more than she's lied about almost anything else.

The Outbreak | My Christianity squares off against my family’s

The Outbreak | My Christianity squares off against my family’s

By Carolyn Pallof, Contributing Staff Member

March 31, 2020

With the coronavirus outbreak, the upcoming presidential election and economic collapse flooding the news, political tension has reached an all time high in Carolyn Pallof's household.

Pittchcraft: Turning to Witchcraft in isolation

Pittchcraft: Turning to Witchcraft in isolation

By Emily Pinigis, Staff Writer

March 31, 2020

Although the practice of Witchcraft can often feel fairly solitary, with many of the practices revolving only around that practitioner’s life, Witchcraft also has a strong focus on nature and the elements.

The Quarantine Cookbook: The perfect black bean and its uses

The Quarantine Cookbook: The perfect black bean and its uses

By Leah Mensch, Contributing Editor

March 31, 2020

The secrets of beans. (You really do have to soak them overnight.)

The Outbreak | Getting off in the time of coronavirus

The Outbreak | Getting off in the time of coronavirus

By Genna Edwards, Staff Writer

March 30, 2020

Several weeks into quarantine, Genna Edwards has turned away from Netflix and towards another modern — or, well, classical — sin.

The Pitt Prescription | A health care worker’s view of the pandemic

The Pitt Prescription | A health care worker’s view of the pandemic

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer

March 30, 2020

In a special edition of her health care blog, Elizabeth Donnelly describes her experience working in a pharmacy during the coronavirus pandemic.

The Quarantine Cookbook | The rise and fall of Ziggy Sourdough-Starter

The Quarantine Cookbook | The rise and fall of Ziggy Sourdough-Starter

By Paige Lawler, Contributing Editor

March 26, 2020

Like seemingly everybody else in quarantine, Paige Lawler is making a sourdough starter. And it's getting existential, fast.

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