Food

Decoding the Truth About Red Meat

Decoding the Truth About Red Meat

Another one of your friend’s gloats about her new Paleo diet, and you begin to wonder whether eating red meat is truly as detrimental as some people claim. Over the past decade or so, there has been a drastic transition in the American Western diet with red meat consumption decreasing. This… MORE>

 

Campus Shout-Outs

Syracuse University Eats the Rainbow

Syracuse University Eats the Rainbow

As humans, we tend to associate colors with our moods, feelings and smells. But did you know that colors are also associated with the nutrients that are in our everyday foods? Syracuse University is jumping on board with the “Healthy Monday” national initiative and spreading it around campus. This initiative… MORE>

 

Fitness

The Craze With Crazy Road Races

The Craze With Crazy Road Races

Whatever happened to the good old traditional road races? The Thanksgiving 5k’s and Christmas Jingle Bell runs have been replaced with crazy road races adorned with mud trenches, lavishing powder colors and giant monkey bars. Why are so many people participating in these challenging, crazy road races? To some, running… MORE>

 

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Beyond Campus

L’ Shana Tova: Some Rosh Hashana Sweetness

L’ Shana Tova: Some Rosh Hashana Sweetness

The beginning of the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashana is right around the corner. The Jewish New Year is always a fun celebration because it coincides with the beginning of a new school year and the start of fall, and in fact, Rosh Hashana translates to “head of the year.”… MORE>

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Mind, Body, Soul, Uncategorized

Exercise the Mind

Exercise the Mind

The first few weeks of a new semester in college are often stressful for entering freshmen as well as returning students. Trying to get back into the swing of things with new classes and new professors can be difficult. Many students turn to hanging out with friends, exercising or watching… MORE>

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Mind, Body, Soul

5 Tips to get Your Zzzz’s

5 Tips to get Your Zzzz’s

Some college students find that the hardest part of the day is not necessarily the activities and obligations, but more so, settling down and quieting the mind. When you stop moving, unwanted thoughts tend to creep in and distract you from trying to relax. It is a constant battle to… MORE>

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Beyond Campus

Exploring Thai Food

Exploring Thai Food

It’s 5 pm on the weekend and you’re starving, but none of your friends want to eat the same, boring dining hall food again. You consider making dinner, but then quickly get discouraged by the preparation, cook time, and cleanup involved. You then entertain the next best idea—make PB&J to… MORE>

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Faye's Blog

Foodie on Campus Moving Forward

Foodie on Campus Moving Forward

As I settle in to a new school year, I can’t help but think about where I was a year ago. Admittedly a bit anxious about both of my daughters entering their freshman years at new schools, one a college freshman the other a high school freshman, I braced myself… MORE>

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Dorm Dining

Five Tips to Fight “The Freshman 15″

Five Tips to Fight “The Freshman 15″

Incoming college freshman often look forward to their first year of higher education with excitement, eagerness, anxiety, and, unfortunately, the fear of gaining the infamous “freshman 15”. There is a widely perpetuated belief that gaining weight during the first year of college is inevitable, but is this idea really based… MORE>

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