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A Huffington Post article quoted a Time magazine survey where 84 percent of 5,000 participants worldwide said they, “...could not go a single day without their cell phone.” And our addictions don’t take a break. In the same study, 50 percent of the participants surveyed claimed to sleep with their phones in very close proximity to their bodies. Our overwhelming attachment to our devices causes an...

Tinder vs. Grindr: Who Wins?

Looking for that special someone? Don’t have a lot of time to do it? Think online and “traditional” dating are outdated? Enter two of the most popular dating apps. You may have heard of Grindr and Tinder. You may even use them. These types of apps are constantly growing in popularity and users, for those who not only want a hookup, but maybe a steady relationship.


New York Fashion Week 2014

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York City is known for many things, but disappointment is not one of them. Fashion designers showed their 2014-15 fall + winter lines for the upcoming seasons, and there were plenty of snowstorm-ready ensembles, no doubt inspired by the frigid conditions we battled this winter.


Olympic Drinking Games

The crowd roars. Excitement fills the air. Athletes from around the world march through Sochi waving to the crowd. The Olympic torch is ignited. And perhaps, more enthusiastically, alcohol flows among the millions of viewers around the world.


Three Months to Victory: Training for a Half Marathon

Are you looking to test your physical and mental stamina, but not quite ready to commit to a grueling 26.2-mile marathon? At 13.1 miles, the half marathon is ideal for those looking for a more flexible way to challenge themselves beyond the typical 5 or 10K. In comparison to a full marathon, the process of training for a half marathon is much speedier.


Crowded Gym? No Problem!

Have you ever walked into the gym, energized, Nikes laced, water bottle in hand, only to stop dead at the sight of the crowd? You want to embrace this motivation that rarely comes around, but every piece of equipment is crawling with other students. So you stand there among the other gym-goers trying to stakeout a treadmill. But time passes and nothing opens up. Now what?


How to Stay Ahead When You're Swamped with Schoolwork

School is underway and students everywhere are feeling the stress and pressure. Getting back in the busy school routine is always a shock, so the best way to avoid additional stress is to get ahead and stay ahead. Here are some tips to stay ahead of the curve, the grading curve that is…


Best Natural Energy Boosters

It’s summer. The air is hot, the pool is cool, and the beach is calling your name! With so many worthwhile activities going on this season, you don’t want to miss out due to fatigue. If you’re up late during summer nights, you want to make sure you’re up during the day as well.


Generation Adderall: America’s most popular study drug

By Cady Lang and Ryan Sharpstene

In a small, stuffy six-person dorm suite, Jon*, an Ithaca College sophomore, takes a deep breath as he looks down at the piles of exams and essays he’s required to complete.

The instant-release Adderall pill he took hours before has kicked into his bloodstream and Jon is now more focused on his work than he is afraid.


Six Things To Do This Summer (That Aren't Internships)

There are plenty of reasons you may have passed up an internship this summer. Maybe you don’t have enough experience to get your dream internship; maybe you waited too long to apply; maybe you live in a small town over the summer, or you can’t afford not to be paid. Whatever the reason an internship isn’t in the cards for you this summer, there are plenty of other options.


The Interest in Street Fashion

With all of the models strutting down catwalks from Australia to Milan, one would never think that fashionistas could be found pounding the pavement as well. That's right, there are new members of the “glam fam” and they are not necessarily A-listers. Taking the world of fashion to the streets opened a whole new avenue for men and women of all walks of life.


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