Staying In? The Shows To Catch Up On

By: Ellen Villafuerte It can be hard to keep up with your favorite shows when there are so many distractions standing between you and your TV–school, work, other people hogging the remote– but thanks to programs like Hulu and Netflix, it’s a lot easier to binge watch all the episodes you’ve missed whenever you get a break. Whether you’re already obsessed with these or are looking … Continue reading Staying In? The Shows To Catch Up On

5 Fun Websites for Wasting Time

By: Anagabriela Medina Whether you’re a fellow procrastinator,  trying to waste time while riding the bus, or just plain bored, it’s always nice to have an arsenal of websites to keep you busy. Here are just a few suggestions to get you started. Listverse (http://listverse.com/) If you’re one of those people who constantly loves to learn about new bizarre and fascinating facts, Listverse is the … Continue reading 5 Fun Websites for Wasting Time

What Makes You Tick: Pest Causes Allergy to Red Meats

By Marisa Ross Attention, carnivores: If you like chowing down on a nice T-bone steak or juicy hamburger, you might want to take some precautions the next time you dine near a woody area. A recent incline in cases of lone star tick bites is causing concern for red meat lovers everywhere. The tick, which causes the rare allergy to meats like beef, lamb, goat … Continue reading What Makes You Tick: Pest Causes Allergy to Red Meats

Baring It All: A Year in Review

By Rachel Kurland This year’s trendsetting color: nude. Some of pop culture’s favorite celebrities have bared it all — Jennifer Lawrence, Keira Knightley, Kim Kardashian. But why? They claim to do it for art or a societal statement, but a little research shows that it’s just for shameless self-promotion. Some people, however, support their nakedness. The Guardian published an article encouraging the revealing breast movement: “They’re … Continue reading Baring It All: A Year in Review

7 Tips to Combat the Holiday Blues

By Noelia Trujillo For many, this season is colorful — bright lights adorning homes, adorable ornaments beautifying Christmas trees, alluring wrapping paper blanketing presents and festive foods galore. I got my personal fix of these annual luxuries this week while decorating my home and tree with family. But then the worry began trickling in: What gifts should I buy? How many? Will people like them? … Continue reading 7 Tips to Combat the Holiday Blues

Wearing the Right Shade May Make You Popular With The Opposite Sex

By Meghan Pryce The popular saying “men are from Mars and women are from Venus” may have some truth to it, especially regarding color. A 2003 study shows that (surprise, surprise) men and women have different opinions when it comes to color preferences. About 230 people participated ages 15 to 81 participated. Thirty-eight percent were male, and 62 percent were female. Those surveyed were asked … Continue reading Wearing the Right Shade May Make You Popular With The Opposite Sex