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Similar to the (rumored) history of the potato chip and Worcestershire sauce, St. Louis’s very own toasted raviolis are said to have been created by accident. The tale, whimsical to any foodie, was documented in the Feb. 25, 1987 print edition of The New York Times. 

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With the end of the semester nearing, many students are working on the final big projects in their courses. This is a particularly special moment for the Fine Arts Department, where some students are currently preparing to hold their first in-person exhibition of pieces in awhile.

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Earth Day celebrations are still on hold in many communities due to the pandemic, but luckily, The Alestle  found ways to celebrate the Earth day-to-day by adopting new habits. 

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At the beginning of this month, bikers and trail-goers may have noticed a web-like installation lining the walls of the top of the tunnel near the Metcalf Theater. Passersby quickly become entangled in the mysterious piece. 

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Breast surgeries are done for a variety of reasons, from health to cosmetic-related. Below is a quick run down of the multiple types of breast surgeries people may choose to have. 

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Although conversations on preventing sexual abuse have become more accepted, the conversation rarely involves what steps a survivor can take after trauma.

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People tend to lump asexuality into one group of individuals, even though that isn’t the case at all. Asexual is an umbrella term for different groups of people that fall under that category.

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Do the kink crossword on page 8 of our Sex Ed(ition) and then use the key below to check your answers! No peaking, and let the fun begin! 

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It’s spring in Southern Illinois, and for some people, that means it’s time for Easter celebrations — but with a few changes, thanks to the pandemic.

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“Operation Varsity Blues” goes to great lengths to recreate the series of events that led to the breaking of the college admissions scandal in Spring 2019. Interviews, re-enactments and real life footage are spliced together to show the rise and fall of Rick Singer’s scheme to get the childr…

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With the increasing amount of at-home fitness videos circulating on social media, many students are getting caught up in the latest and greatest fitness products and workouts. Haile Thomas, speaker and health activist, is helping to bring nutrition back into the conversation. 

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At long last, I have been reunited with Taco Bell potatoes. After months of potato-less monstrosity for vegetarian and vegan fans, Taco Bell has finally done what is right — and plans to do more in the future. 

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With their seemingly glamorous lives, it’s often hard to see ourselves in celebrities. But “Framing Britney Spears” reminds us that celebrities are not immune to sexism, and viewers who were socialized as women may find many parts of the program unexpectedly relatable. 

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It's no secret one of college students' favorite past times is napping. Now, Lovejoy Library is offering dedicated places to do just that in the form of "nap pods." 

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In honor of President's Day, we should look back at all of America's presidents and their histories. Reading about it in history books can be boring at times, so listen to this musical history of presidents — both well-known and not. 

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Students can go in person to the Student Fitness Center for Heart Healthy Week, a series of daily fitness events to encourage healthy lifestyles. Featuring basketball challenges, healthy snacks and a chance to win prizes, students can take a break from virtual events while keeping their hear…