Healthy Twist

Ahhhh, summer is finally within reach. The cold days between ones drenched in sun and flower blossoms are becoming few and far between. Everybody wants to be outside, drinking lemonade or Oberon, sprawled across grass that’s never felt softer, exposing skin to the sun it hasn’t seen in quite some time. It’s like greeting an […]

Healthy Twist

Spring is finally here! You have spent months huddled in cold dorms and apartments, only braving the cold for class and the occasional party. You are ready to wear flip-flops and throw a frisbee around – even if it’s only 55 out. Unfortunately, with spring comes finals, and we’re all going to need an extra […]

Logged in to Eating Disorders

When Lolita Ayvazova, 16, began throwing up her meals three years ago, she didn’t see it as a problem. “It scared me, it still does, but I didn’t consider myself to have an eating disorder because I felt healthy and very normal compared to a lot of people I read about,” she said. “I recognized […]

Healthy Twist

March is the month to celebrate the college student’s patron saint – St. Patrick. Most of use wait all year to get to the 17th, and, when it arrives it’s like Christmas (Christmas with booze instead of presents). It’s a known fact that alcohol, in any quantity, is not exactly nutritious, especially when you spend […]

Healthy Twist

This month brings the controversial holiday of Valentine’s Day. Some people argue it was manifested by the capitalists in charge of greeting card stores and chocolate shops, while others lament it as a reminder that not all of us have found a special someone. Still others take the opportunity to give and receive love-themed gifts […]

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Amazingly, the holidays are over, and, whether or not you gave into the Yule Log and those cheesy potatoes, it is a new year and a new start. As campus fills again and bookstores squeeze us for cash, people will undoubtedly brave the elements in order to see friends they’ve missed for nearly a month. […]

Healthy Twist

Around this time of the year, healthy food is the last thing on our minds. Instead, we are worried about presents, slick roads and finals, so it’s easy to give up and eat that entire tin of sugar cookies from your Aunt Myrtle. But don’t! Keep in mind there are always ways to eat healthy […]

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Ah, November. The month brings the beginning of the holiday season, seamlessly transforming the candy-frenzied October into the heartwarming, family-focused December. At the end of the month, Thanksgiving is a time when families get together and celebrate by eating and drinking way too much. When you’re watching your calories, Thanksgiving is dangerous. Turkey is a […]

Through the Struggle

During the first week of May last spring, I was busy. I took finals, turned 21 and moved out of my first apartment. With summer vacation finally within reach, you would have guessed I would be excited, relieved and looking forward to the next few months. I was exactly the opposite. My father’s radical robotic […]

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It is easy to get carried away during the fall. Sweaters are cozy, the trees are pretty and those doughnuts smell so good – especially paired with a steaming cup of apple cider. Not all of us can afford to get so carried away with calorie intake, but don’t want to give up indulgence in […]