December 7, 2018

Slavery was a reality in the United States for many years, with many slaves taking to the underground railroad in order to escape the horrors they faced. But what if the underground railroad had been a physical train? That question is the premise for Colson Whitehead’s ingenious novel. In an NPR interview, Whitehead shared the...

November 6, 2018

Fall Recipe

With the cool fall weather rolling in, its about time to cozy up indoors with a nice, warm, seasonal beverage. So next time you need to warm up, stay home and try this simple, delicious, decadent recipe for pumpkin white hot chocolate!

Yield: 2 servings

Ingredients:

1.5 cups whole milk

½ cup pumpkin puree

½ teaspoon pump...

May 2, 2018

Genetic variation is an important process because it can be naturally selected for or against, and it is needed for organisms to survive in different environments and climates. It is also important because if everyone in a species was identical, then they could be easily killed by diseases. Prokaryotes (single celled organisms...

February 1, 2018

As Winter finally begins to unfold in Tahoe, it brings along its beloved cold temperatures and snowy days. However, there are still many of us wishing for warmer weather. One way to remedy this feeling is through the use of a nice warm sauna. These rooms aren’t only pleasant and relaxing, they have also been proven to have hea...

November 1, 2017

Countries throughout the world celebrate the holiday Americans know as Thanksgiving very diversely. While it doesn’t always have the same date or name, these fall festivals are very similar to our idea of Thanksgiving often including: food, harvests, and giving thanks.

The Germans participate in a festival called Erntedankfest...

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