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Stevens celebrates Chinese New Year

The Chinese Student Association hosted a celebration of the Chinese New Year on Wednesday, February 26 in the Babbio Atrium. The event began at 9 p.m., when students were welcomed by CSA volunteers to enjoy servings of Chinese food, including General Tso’s chicken, lo mein, fried rice, pork dumplings, and bubble tea. Each seat was…

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Roguelike resurgence

Gamers are often categorized by types.  There’s always the casual gamers, First Person Shooter fans, the swarming mass of League of Legends players, the people who stick to only one game for forever, and many others. Roguelike is a genre mostly enjoyed by extreme thrill-seekers, perfectionists, high-achievers, and generally anyone who enjoys high-risk gameplay. Roguelike games, basically, are not…

Can faith and science coexist?

Last week I “debated” the question above in a Stevens event sponsored by the Christian group Veritas. My “opponent” was John Lennox, a mathematician and Christian. I enclose “debated” and “opponent” in quotations marks because Lennox–a ruddy-skinned, white-haired Irishman, who has debated such renowned religion-bashers as Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens–is so disarmingly genial. The…

The Lunar New Year begins

By Susana Restrepo On Thursday, February 19, the Korean Student Association, along with the Filipino Association of Stevens Tech, co-hosted an event in Jacobus lounge to celebrate the Korean New Year (also known as the Lunar New Year). The Lunar New Year is one of the most important Korean celebrations. The Lunar New Year is…

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Places to Be: GrowNYC’s Greenmarket

We all know that almost all foods available to us are processed and contain additives and preservatives. Beef is filled with hormones and antibiotics. Fruit is genetically-modified and sometimes waxed in order to look appealing to the customer. Growing and raising food like this leaves a huge price on the environment. Thankfully, there are foods…