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November 18, 2014 - 1:44pm
At the 16th annual Canastota Psychic Fair, our reporter sat down with a spiritualist, who knew more about her than she realized possible.

I sit at the table, shifting uncomfortably in my seat. Am I supposed to ask a specific question or give a prompt? I’ve never done anything like this before, and frankly, I’m not sure Sally Gewinner — or any of the other psychics in this room—has any supernatural gifts. For the most part, I expect the short blonde woman to say some vague generalizations about what my future holds – landing the job of my dreams or finding Mr. Right. At the same time, I worry that she’ll see something horrible in my future and insist on refunding my money.

October 15, 2014 - 10:21pm
All Syracuse young children to receive books every month.

With the support of the city of Syracuse, the Literacy Coalition of Onondaga County received $50,000 from the Common Council on Monday to expand a childhood literacy program. The coalition’s executive director Ginny Carmody said this has been the goal of the program since its inception four years ago.

“We’ve always wanted to provide books to every child in the city,” she said.

April 26, 2013 - 6:23am
The short story author discussed the art of writing in HBS Gifford Auditorium on Wednesday evening.

Reading Diane Williams Vicky Swanky Is a Beauty (McSweeney’s 2012) is to enter a kaleidoscope of unsettling emotions, where time either stands still or moves entirely too fast. But to listen to her read from it makes a world of difference. Williams is soft-spoken and almost diminutive in appearance, but her voice brims with steel. More importantly, her advice to young writers packs a punch:

December 14, 2012 - 10:54am
Some find the times listed on the campus bus schedule are inaccurate and unreliable.

When Primavera Vasquez first took the Centro bus last year, she was instantly struck by the discrepancy between the times listed on the bus schedule and the bus’ actual arrival time.

“I’m from New York City, so I’m used to the bus schedule, but it’s just that the times don’t always match with the bus, especially if you’re going to the mall on a regular weekday,” Vasquez, an international relations junior, said.

April 11, 2011 - 9:48am
A round-up of food-related articles and recipes we're digging into today.

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9 Foods to Help You Sleep

(The Daily Meal) You don't have to feel sluggish all the time or never get a good night's rest—just try eating some of these foods to help you catch you much deserved Z's.

A Matter of Taste: Europeans on American Food

April 4, 2011 - 9:58am
A round-up of food-related articles and recipes we're digging into today.

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Coming Soon to a Theater Near You: Calorie Counts

(Good) New legislation will require resturants to post caloriey counts for the food they serve, and movie theaters are in that restaurant category. Some big movie theaters are trying to expempt their businesses from the legislation, however when one bucket...

March 28, 2011 - 9:57am
A round-up of food-related articles and recipes we're digging into today.

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Matthew McConaughey Wants to Write a Cook Book

(Zimbio) Who knew Mr. Sexy could cook? McConaughey wants to share the recipes he bonds with his family over with the rest of the world.

March 21, 2011 - 3:12pm
A round-up of food-related articles and recipes we're digging into today.

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What Biggie Smalls' lyrics taught me about food

(Salon) Francis Lam provides witty and hilarious commentary on his relationship with food as shaped by the notorious B.I.G's foodie lyrics.

March 7, 2011 - 10:37am
A round-up of food-related articles and recipes we're digging into today.
February 28, 2011 - 11:25am
A round-up of food-related articles and recipes we're digging into today.