Eight Tips for Powering Through New York City

By Brooke Bajgrowicz I had always wanted to go to New York City, so when given the opportunity over spring break, of course I took it. Taking on the Big Apple makes you feel like you can take on the world – it makes you feel powerful. So from a first-time New York tourist to you, here are eight pieces of advice for facing one … Continue reading Eight Tips for Powering Through New York City

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

Wellness Wednesday: The Truth Behind the Potato

By Tova Miller No, I’m not talking about the potato in Turlington, or even the French fries outside of Marston. I’m talking about the pounds of potatoes you’ll be consuming next Thursday at your Thanksgiving feast. Seeing as we now live in a health conscious society, you’re probably wondering: how do you choose between sweet potatoes and regular (white) potatoes? Were you like the majority … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: The Truth Behind the Potato

Wellness Wednesday: Union Street Farmers Market

By Mallory Schindler It’s not hard to go stir-crazy in this college-centric city. There’s more to life than the University of Florida – though, admittedly, it’s hard to find a Gator-free anything within a 100-mile radius of this town. Part of living a healthy lifestyle means getting a change of scenery, catching some fresh air and eating wholesome foods. So, if you want to spice … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Union Street Farmers Market

Wellness Wednesday: Snack Healthy

By Chelsea Perry Falling victim to snacking happens to the best of us from time to time. Whether you’re munching while studying or binge-watching Real Housewives, it’s easy to get carried away and lose track of just how many Oreos you’ve made—uh—disappear. But, finding snacks that are just as satisfying as they are healthy is, in fact, possible. We’ve compiled a list of the tastiest … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Snack Healthy

Wellness Wednesday: Eating Healthy on Campus

By Kelsey Meany You’re in your triple block watching a video that you’re not sure is relevant, again. You’ve managed to write one thing in your notebook – the date – because you’ve been distracted by one beautiful, juicy, majestic thing: Chick-Fil-A. You told yourself today was your Chick-Fil-A day, after that horrid class you had a date with some nugs and Chick-Fil-A Sauce and no one … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Eating Healthy on Campus

Wellness Wednesday: Making Ramen Healthier

By Emily Stanton Instant noodles are a staple of the college diet. It’s cheap, easy and quick to make. But that brothy goodness isn’t the most nutritional meal. Don’t throw away your Maruchan just yet; here are some simple ways to spice up ramen noodles and make it better for you. 1. Low sodium ramen When purchasing instant noodles, opt for a low sodium option. … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Making Ramen Healthier