Harry Potter Read-Along Update Arianna Stonewater
As we come to the halfway point of the school year, we are also half-way through our Read-Along of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Trivia has been going strong, and you can always jump in!
We are finishing up the Autumn Term with Chapter 20: Hagrid's Tale. Here we discussed Hagrid and Olympe's journey to talk with the Giants, as well as the new Gurg's relationship with the Death Eaters. You still have time to add to this as well Chapter 18 and 19's discussions before the end of January to earn some scales![READ MORE]
Spoonful of Supplements Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis
The penultimate B vitamin is better known in the supplement world as folic acid. Hardly anyone refers to it as vitamin B9. Folic acid was first identified by researcher Lucy Wills in 1931 as a nutrient required to prevent anemia (low red blood cells) during pregnancy. For a number of years, it was called the Wills Factor. Chemists later extracted folic acid from spinach leaves. "Folic" is derived from the Latin word folium meaning leaf. Like vitamin K, some of the best sources of natural folic acid (folate) are dark-green leafy vegetables. [READ MORE]
Meet the Snake Arianna Stonewater
While you're busy racking up House points and working on homework, take a moment to learn more about who is scoring more scales, decorating the common room, or just making the Dungeons more enjoyable!
This issue features First Year Alexander Barnes-Rogers and me, Arianna Stonewater! I thought it only fitting that as I am turning 30 this year I should answer some questions myself! [READ MORE]
Elegant Entertaining Amaryllis Storm
In this edition, we are going to discuss some basic items need for entertaining. Items you should collect ahead of time and store for when needed. This will make entertaining easy and less stressful. [READ MORE]
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Moments of Zen Amaryllis Storm
It’s a new year and the stress has not let up. Does it ever? I find that I have begun to dread and even hate the holidays lately, everything bad that happens usually waits until then to hamstring you. BUT, regardless of what pitfalls have tried to ambush me, I have been able to find my moments of zen.[READ MORE]
Delicious Destinations Maxim Trevelyan
One of the smallest countries in the world, Tuvalu has a very rich fauna, with primarily fish species, so it is no wonder that fish comprise most of the Tuvaluan cuisine. Interestingly enough, due to the isolation of Tuvalu’s islands, there are no outside influences on its cuisine. There are some British elements to it, but mostly because Tuvalu used to be a British colony.[READ MORE]
Iverian's Interviews Iverian Gnash
Hey, my friends! For this issue, I decided to interview just first years to give these students some attention. It was a struggle to get anyone who was willing, but these fellow students were up for it. I interviewed Daisy Lovegood, a Ravenclaw; Ivy Field, a Hufflepuff who I’ve been good friends with since she joined; Alexander Barnes-Rogers, a Slytherin; and Maricat Munsayac, a fellow Gryffindor (who I’m friends with in RL). I thank them for their time! [READ MORE]
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