Libya's NTC elects new interim Prime Minister

The Libyan Nation Transitional Council announced Monday that its officers had elected an interim prime minister. The council recently won in its battle for control over the oil-rich North African country when it succeeded in killing longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi. The United States and other western countries provided air support for the former rebels throughout the eight-month conflict. Gadhafi, whose idiosyncratic 60-year regime...

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SIP OF THE WEEK: The Berry Scary Martini

Halloween isn’t just for the kids and the Berry Scary Martini will make you want a little less trick and a lot more treat. This spooky cocktail combines black vodka and cherry juice with fresh raspberries and blueberries. The black vodka may scare you off but don’t worry, it goes down just as smooth as regular vodka and compliments the sweet yet tart taste of the cherry juice. The stark, eerie color the Berry Scary Martini is sure to...

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This season's hottest Halloween costumes

Halloween is an excuse to let out your inner child or even your inner demon. Everyone who dresses up for the holiday has a different method to their madness. Some people dress up to impersonate celebrities or historical figures, some hope to be scary or creepy and some just want to give those around them a good laugh. “I always try to be creative,” student Jeremy Martinez said. “I want my costume to be simple and cheap but get people...

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HOW-TO GURU: Homemade Halloween treats

Goblins, ghosts, and witches galore; pumpkins, bats, and vampires, all signs that let us know Halloween is here. Trick or Treating and dressing up is fun, but all that candy can leave a person feeling a little more tricked then treated. Instead of filling up on Snickers and Skittles all night, here are a few delicious Halloween goodies that are a real treat this time of year. Popcorn Hands Popcorn hands are as simple as they sound....

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LL&LG: This one's for the boys

As mush as I love guys, I would NEVER want to be one. They can’t wear lip gloss (well most don’t), they constantly seem to be adjusting themselves in public and are completely obsessed with 11 padded men throwing around some ball. I know I’m not the only girl out there who doesn’t always get it and speaking for most girls we may not always understand you guys, but we love you nonetheless. So I think it’s long overdue to show you some...

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