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Fitness fads 2014

April 16, 2014

By Briana Hayes Staff Writer With summer right around the corner, there will be plenty of time and nice weather to try the newest fitness fads. There are four principles of fitness—cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength,...

Safe fun in the sun

April 16, 2014

By Briana Hayes Staff Writer For college students, the most highly anticipated time of the year is summer. Summer means little schoolwork, a mental break, shorts, beaches, and of course, the sun. However, with the sun comes...

Amazon’s Fire TV

April 8, 2014

By Briana Hayes Staff Writer Amazon is now competing to provide people with the ability to watch any television episode anywhere and everywhere. While people once had to wait patiently every week to watch their show and if they...

Lower the thermostat

March 25, 2014

By Briana Hayes Staff Writer A few extra weeks of colder weather may not be that bad. A recent study published in “Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism,” suggests that keeping your body at a cooler temperature could help...

New study questions Omega-3 benefits

March 18, 2014

By Briana Hayes Staff Writer Standing belief is that a diet that contains a suitable amount of Omega-3s prevents heart disease, but a new study may show large an impact. Omega-3 fatty acids are polyunsaturated fatty acids that...

Composting benefits all

March 5, 2014

By Briana Hayes Staff Writer If you have been to Bartol Hall lately, you may have noticed the new green bins near the garbage cans. Although they may look like recycling bins, they are actually meant for composting. Composting...

Eating Disorder Awareness Week

February 26, 2014

Briana HayesStaff Writer From Feb. 24, to March 2 2014, the National Eating Disorders Association spreads eating disorder awareness. This year’s theme is “I Had No Idea.” This theme is based on the fact that eating d...

Expand your mind

February 26, 2014

Briana Hayes Staff Writer   There are plenty of websites that serve as distractions to the work that we should be doing: BuzzFeed, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest. However, there is a website that claims it can change your...

Have it your way

February 26, 2014

Briana Hayes Staff Writer   At Subway, you can always have it your way, and that does not exclude chemicals that are used in yoga mats. Subway is the world’s largest sandwich chain and boasts the fact that you can have...

Go red for women

February 11, 2014

Briana Hayes Staff Writer Although February is a short month, it honors and brings awareness to something that is quite prevalent in our society: heart disease. Besides celebrating red hearts, cupid arrows and love, February...

Chocolate cravings

February 11, 2014

Briana Hayes Staff Writer With Valentine’s Day comes hearts and cupid and, of the course, chocolate. Chocolate has the tendency to be full of calories, and generally not that good for you; however, by creating delicious chocolate...

Active dates to shake it up

February 11, 2014

Briana Hayes Staff Writer Valentine’s Day dates can be a little boring and almost predictable. Every restaurant is booked with reservations for two, and the newest love movie is sold out in all of the movie theaters. It doesn’t...

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