We’ve all been high school students, and we therefore know that when we were told not to do something, we did it anyway. This is a problem parents have dealt with for years, but it has become a more important issue when it comes down to drug use. Since the methods adopted in the Ronald Reagan […]

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I begin each semester vowing to stay away from the dessert section of the dining hall, to eat healthy and to exercise on a regular basis. All of that motivation lasts about two weeks. Now in the final four weeks of the spring semester, here I am binging on anything remotely chocolate-based and coming up […]

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In the 20 years I have been on this earth, society has witnessed the skinniest models walking down the runway, which has, in turn, impacted many aspects of the media. With editing tools like Photoshop, skinny became the norm. In recent years, however, there has been reform in which companies, designers, celebrities and your average […]

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By Jenna Perlman, Staff Writer @jenna_perlwoman Thanksgiving is a time when stuffing your face is not only accepted, but encouraged. Family comes together, eating is continuous and food babies are definitely real. Along with the amount of food being eaten comes the annual “Post-Thanksgiving/Pre-Christmas diet.” We prepare for our second huge meal at Christmas, get swimsuit ready […]

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By Sanah Faroke, Staff Writer@sanahfaroke When I took my core classes at the beginning of my college career, I pulled all nighters studying for my exams for days at a time. I made immense study guides, until my TA told me that my 32-page guide was equivalent to a grad student’s. My memorization isn’t the […]

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By Sanah Faroke, Staff Writer @sanahfaroke Spring has finally revealed itself to Boston (well sort of). I can only think of all the fun things I’ll do once it really becomes warm out. I’ll wear flip-flops and I’ll hide under beach umbrellas, and the pool will become my second home. As a kid, I thought […]

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By Erica Schwartz @ericasalviati Occasionally, we are put into unpleasant situations wherein following our regularly, healthy routines becomes slightly more complicated. Here, I answer some some common scenarios to get you back on track. Q. Which is better? To skip breakfast or eat an unhealthy one, when there’s nothing else? A. Eat an unhealthy one. Breakfast is […]

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By Shivani Patel, Staff Writer @shizupates Brace yourselves, midterm season is coming (cue the theme from Psycho). For some of us, it has already come. For freshmen, it is definitely daunting to realize that this is our first set of midterms — I swear I moved in just yesterday. In most classes, this and the final are […]

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By Christina Janansky, Staff Writer Today, more than 5.4 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a 2012 Alzheimer’s Disease Research. And, unless some method of controlling or curing Alzheimer’s is discovered soon, a predicted 15 million Americans could live with the debilitating disease by 2050. However, a recent MSN article suggests a new method […]

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