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Proper nutrition can improve exam grades

Leah Polakoff, In-Depth Editor

January 18, 2011

Filed under Columns, Community, Healthy You!

It seems that a student can study for hours on end, write out countless flash cards, and re-read the same notes a thousand times, but nothing will help bring those exams grades up. So, what’s the magic solution? It’s simple....

Changing up workouts resolves gym bloopers

Leah Polakoff, In-Depth Editor

January 4, 2011

Filed under Columns, Community, Healthy You!

As I sprinted down the hill, I only heard “Run faster!” and “I’m about to trample you.” The sprint down Jacob’s Well ended with a plank position and a kick in the stomach. Remind me why I’m paying for this? Like...

Energy drinks boost more than energy

Leah Polakoff, In-Depth Editor

December 8, 2010

Filed under Columns, Community, Healthy You!

Red Bull doesn’t just give you wings. It gives you up to triple the amount of sugar that is recommended in one day in addition to a caffeine rush so intense that it elevates your heart rate to a point that could prove to be...

Tricks to stay smart while treating

Leah Polakoff, In-Depth Editor

October 28, 2010

Filed under Community, Healthy You!

Ghosts, goblins, and ghouls, oh my! With that first chill of autumn air, candy and costumes take over the streets, and Halloween is here once again. But if you’re not one to gorge yourself with sugary Halloween treats crammed...

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