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Recipe: Easy Cinnamon Cream Cheese Roll-Ups

Jill Hoppe, Copy/Photo Editor

February 25, 2016


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Sometimes you just need a sweet treat to celebrate getting through another hectic week at college, but brownies might be getting old, and you’re sick of Take-N-Bake cookie dough. These easy cinnamon cream cheese roll-ups are a great solution, and you more than likely already have most of the ingred...

Sober-Cabbing

Katherine Speiker, Commentary Editor

February 11, 2016


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Anyone who has ever sober-cabbed for their friends on a fun-filled night of drinking has stories that come to mind when someone else brings designated driving up. This last weekend on Hawaiian Night, I had the privilege of driving around my friends from party to party. The key to successful sober cabbing is...

Recipe: Red Velvet Truffles

Jill Hoppe, Copy/Photo Editor

February 11, 2016


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As the saying goes, a great way to the heart is through the stomach! These little truffles are college-budget friendly and delicious. For about $10 and a little over an hour, this sweet treat is the perfect addition to any Valentine’s Day gift, or to eat any time. Recipe makes about 40 truffles. In...

Club Spotlight: American Sign Language Club

Sara Peterson, Staff Writer

February 11, 2016


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The American Sign Language Club (ASL) had its first meeting on Thursday, Feb. 4 in IL 210. Alex Weis, founder and president of ASL Club, led the meeting. He began with jokes to create a fun and lightened mood and went on to introduce the club. “Chances are, you’ll run into people who are hard of...

Students Involved in Medieval Group

Sophia White, Special to The Spur

January 28, 2016


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All across the Known World, kings and queens watch fighters in the lists, knowing that someday one of these sweaty fighters may win the crown by right of arms. Welcome to the Current Middle Ages. The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) is an international organization dedicated to researching and recreat...

Super Bowl Recipe: Cheddar Cheese Fondue

Faith Depuydt, Staff Writer

January 28, 2016


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When hosting a Super Bowl party, what’s on the menu?  Fondue is a great option whether you are having just a few friends over or hosting a whole party.  Fondue is a dish consisting of a warm sauce that other food is dipped into. Ingredients: ¾ cup milk ¾ cup apple juice ¼ cup all-purpose ...

The Therapeutic Nature of Adult Coloring Books

Jill Hoppe, Copy/Photo Editor

January 28, 2016


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When stressed, some find it relaxing to listen to music, squeeze a stress ball, do a few yoga poses, or go for a run. However, in the past couple years, more people have been taking advantage of a new stress-relieving trend: adult coloring books. As of Jan. 24th, 2016, five of the top ten bestsellers...

Recipe: Pinwheel Cookies

Julia Fink, Staff Writer

December 10, 2015


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With Christmas just around the corner many of us are preparing for the holiday by shopping for gifts, volunteering in our communities, and baking delicious holiday goodies. What better way to prepare for the holidays than the tradition of baking cookies? Here is a modern twist on the classic Christmas sug...

Club Spotlight: Soccer Club

Fernando Tabares, Sports Editor

November 12, 2015


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Soccer Club meets in the PE gym on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights. Members usually meet at 8 p.m., but if the wheelchair basketball team is in there, members wait until 9 p.m. The members form bonds with one another through a mutual interest in soccer. Because SMSU does not h...

Recipe: Perfect Pumpkin Roll

Recipe: Perfect Pumpkin Roll

Callie Severson, Staff Writer

November 12, 2015


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In the spirit of fall and all things themed pumpkin spice, this issue’s featured recipe is pumpkin rolls. Pumpkin spice and cream cheese filling make this a delectable, easy-to-make dessert that is perfect for curling up with on the couch as the fall nights get colder. Here are directions on how to ...

Club Spotlight: Ultimate Frisbee

Sara Peterson, Staff Writer

November 12, 2015


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Ultimate Frisbee is a new club at SMSU. It was created in January of 2015. It started out as a group of students getting together at random times for a game just for fun. The players saw potential in the game and turned it into an organized club. It grew quickly in the beginning and has been slowly g...

Club Spotlight: Kickin’ It at SMSU Tae Kwon Do Style

Club Spotlight: Kickin’ It at SMSU Tae Kwon Do Style

Fernando Tabares, Sports Editor

October 30, 2015


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The SMSU Tae Kwon Do Club meets every Tuesday at 6:45 p.m. and Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in SS 145. Members train in the art of Tae Kwon Do at no charge. For those who may not know, Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art with a heavy emphasis on kicking. It was developed during the 1940s and 50s by various Ko...

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