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  • The Average Adventures of of an (Almost) Adult! [#4]
    Issue#4_AAOAA.jpg The Average Adventures of an (Almost) Adult will be an ongoing, semi annual series illustrated by Maggie Christianson, the Crux’s very own Editor-in-Chief. Tune in next month for more panels!
  • The Average Adventures of of an (Almost) Adult! [#3]
    Issue#3_AAOAA The Average Adventures of an (Almost) Adult will be an ongoing, semi annual series illustrated by Maggie Christianson, the Crux’s very own Editor-in-Chief. Tune in next month for more panels!
  • The Average Adventures of an (Almost) Adult! [#2]
    AAOAA-ISSUE2_WAR The Average Adventures of an (Almost) Adult will be an ongoing, semi annual series illustrated by Maggie Christianson, the Crux’s very own Editor-in-Chief. Tune in next month for more panels!
  • How long does it take to cook a turkey in the microwave? The answer is: you don’t
    Thanksgiving—an entire holiday dedicated to turkey, football, and Macy’s. Since we’re just on the verge of taking a break from school to head back home for the holidays, we thought it’d be appropriate to address the internet’s most recent trend. About a week ago, a new meme emerged on Twitter, highlighting the exasperated nature of mothers nationwide. An enormous number of young adults sent loving messages to their moms asking how they might cook a 25lb Butterball turkey in the microwave. Seems like a fantastic idea, right? sub-buzz-28709-1542392790-6
    Via @Cassidy_OMealia
    Of course, no young adult is actually attempting to nuke an entire bird till it’s cooked through. This meme is more about the frighteningly similar responses of each of these college student’s mothers. The reactions range from concerned to deeply disappointed. sub-buzz-11567-1542392993-2.png
    Via @russelldpowell
    One of our own editors attempted this harmless prank and sent a message to her mom. Only minutes later, our editor was FaceTiming with her mother, receiving a firm reprimand. While there is nothing more powerful than a mother’s love, it seems that a Butterball turkey in the microwave might be the breaking point of a mother’s patience. IMG_2225.jpg
    Via @TheClarkeCrux
    Have you attempted this viral turkey prank? If so, send us the screenshots of your parent’s responses on Twitter @TheClarkeCrux! – by Staff
  • The Average Adventures of an (Almost) Adult! [#1]
    The Average Adventures of an (Almost) Adult will be an ongoing, semi annual series illustrated by Maggie Christianson, the Crux’s very own Editor-in-Chief. Tune in next month for an additional 2 panels!