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Six tasty breakfasts that you won't lose sleep over

Six tasty breakfasts that you won’t lose sleep over

As college students, we want to absorb every precious minute we can to sleep in. Your alarm goes off and it is officially go time. With the morning rush of getting ready, trying to find your homework and still trying to wake yourself up, it’s hard to make the time for a nice breakfast. However, […]

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Save time this winter by preparing meals in a slow cooker

Save time this winter by preparing meals in a slow cooker

With a drop in temperature and steady pileup of assignments and tests to finish off the semester, time seems to be running short, and slow cooker meals are becoming ideal for busy students. Slow cookers are generally around $15 to $80 depending on the size. These meals are easy 5 to 10 minute meals that […]

Milton’s extends hours to offer breakfast at night

Milton’s extends hours to offer breakfast at night

David Lewis, the owner and manager of Milton’s, is excited to announce the popular brunch spot has extended its hours. Milton’s will now remain open until 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Students will no longer have to wake up unpleasantly early to beat the Milton’s breakfast rush. Milton’s opened at […]

Candy corn fudge satisfies Halloween sweet tooth

Candy corn fudge satisfies Halloween sweet tooth

Recipe adapted from The Domestic Rebel Ingredients 3 cups candy corn 1 cup peanut butter 1 can sweetened condensed milk 2 cups white chocolate chips Instructions Line a pan with foil and spray with cooking spray. Add candy corn and peanut butter to a medium saucepan and melt over low heat, stirring every 30 seconds […]

Game day snacks for any kickoff time

Beer, brats and baked beans are the staples of any game day cuisine. However, if you’re looking to spice up your pregame snack swag, check out these dishes for a game at any time of the day. Breakfast Entrée: ‘Pinterest’ Sausage Biscuit Bites: 2 (10-count) cans flaky biscuits 1 lb sausage 2 cups shredded cheddar […]

Avoid packing on pounds from sugary drinks by making homemade fall lattes

To many, fall isn’t complete without weekly trips to Starbucks for the ever-popular pumpkin spice latte, affectionately known as the “PSL.” This favorite seasonal drink seems to dominate all others when it comes to coffee. “I love everything about fall — the weather, the fashion, decorations and the holidays. But I especially love when I […]

Try your hand at baking with three fall cookie recipes

Try your hand at baking with three fall cookie recipes

There is no question that fall is the perfect time for baking. Colder, cozy days are the best time to stay inside, make a mess in the kitchen and end up with a delicious treat. This time of year there is no shortage of recipes to try— especially anything with pumpkin. Here are three recipes […]

Mana Enterprises bring Kava Kava to town

For two University alumni, opening their own local business had always been a dream of theirs.  When the news came that their current employment, The Sacred Journey, was closing, the two chose to take advantage of this opportunity to pursue their dream. Matthew Rader and Nathan Long both worked at The Sacred Journey for several […]

Man on the street: Study reveals Oreos’ addictive potential

Man on the street: Study reveals Oreos’ addictive potential

America has long been identified by the rest of the world as an obese country. Our society is one in which chips, cookies and other junk food reign supreme. Due to an abundance of energy and metabolism, the average college student often disregards this reality. However, a recent study done at Connecticut College may lend […]

Rome Hines, bartender and waitress at the Free State Brewing Company, prepares a glass of Ad Astra Ale on Wednesday night. Scientists have predicted that global climate change may impact barley crop yield.

Craft breweries offer seasonal beers full of fall flavor

As college students, many of us have been faced with a gut wrenching, distinctly first world problem when buying beer: whether to settle for quantity, or spring for quality. We stare indecisively down the glass-encased rows of fermented hoppy goodness. We waffle back and forth between good ol’ Anheuser Busch and some German brew with […]

Free State Brewing Company, 636 Massachusetts street, recently began distributing their own beer in bottles at local liquor stores for the first time. The brewery, which was established in 1989, now offers four of their beers, Ad Astra Ale, Oatmeal Stout, Copperhead Pale Ale and Wheat State Golden, at many local stores.

Free State Brewing Co. owner comments on government shutdown

Last Thursday’s University Daily Kansan ran an Associated Press story about possible delays to the introduction of new craft beers due to the government shutdown. Chuck Magerl, owner and founder of Lawrence’s Free State Brewing Co., discussed the fiscal impasse just before it ended in a compromise last night. He said his brewery wasn’t directly […]

The Burger Stand, a popular Lawrence restaurant, is moving out of its current location at Dempsey's, 623 Vermont street, to The Casbah at 803 Massachusetts street early next month. The restaurant is known for its gourmet burgers, like The Classic seen here served with truffle fries.

Eating greasy food while drunk worsens hangover

We’ve all been there — you stumbled out of the Hawk after consuming your body weight in cranberry vodkas and fireball shots and you’re about to make some bad decisions. Your body hasn’t yet registered all of the calories you have just drank so you are about to completely disregard the hours you spent in […]

Alumni offer tasty twist on college diet staple

Alumni offer tasty twist on college diet staple

All college students have found themselves heating up a bowl of water and tossing in a 65-cent package of salty powder and a dry slab of noodles at some point or another.  We may not be proud of it, but ramen noodles taste delicious because we’re lazy, broke college students. Alumni Tim and Shantel Grace […]

Quick tips for eating healthy snacks during midterms

Quick tips for eating healthy snacks during midterms

1)   Think healthy and simple.  Try bringing a bowl of nuts (almonds, pistachios, walnuts and cashews, etc.) or a bowl of cherries and berries to the library.  Nuts are a great source of magnesium, which converts sugar into energy. Cherries and berries are high in antioxidants and “can help improve your moods and cognitive function, […]

Heat up the oven and combat cold weather with these fall-inspired recipes

Heat up the oven and combat cold weather with these fall-inspired recipes

Mini Apple Tarts Crust: 18 shortbread cookies 2/3 cup rolled oats 6 tablespoons melted butter 1/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar 2 tablespoons cinnamon Filling: 4 apples, thinly-sliced 3 tablespoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1/3 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/8 cup lemon-lime soda 1. Preheat oven 375 degrees. 2. Combine oats, cookies, […]

Brewmaster: Henry’s on Eighth employee Robert Knapp says it took him awhile to get good at making coffee drinks.

Cooler weather brings return of fall-inspired drinks

Fall has begun to greet Lawrence, and coffee shops welcome it with open arms. Fall-inspired lattes and other espresso drinks are back once again, but where are the best places to go for one? Well, it seems to depend on the drink. Most coffee shops in Lawrence offer the classic pumpkin spice latte, made popular […]