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The Rundown on Sneakers: Is Your Shoe Right For You?

The Rundown on Sneakers: Is Your Shoe Right For You?

March 14, 2019

You don’t need to be a professional athlete to wear specialized running shoes. Brands like Nike, Adidas, and Brooks carry many different models of shoes made for all different kinds of feet.

What’s Better: Natural vs. Synthetic Face Masks

What’s Better: Natural vs. Synthetic Face Masks

March 12, 2019

Looking for some post-midterms self-care ideas? Luke Osborn and Aiza Bhuiyan compare and contrast natural and synthetic face masks and provide you with advice on making your own.

FUEMS Envisions Expansion To LC

FUEMS Envisions Expansion To LC

March 1, 2019

The student-run Fordham University Emergency Medical Services (FUEMS) serves as first-responders to the Rose Hill community, but Alexis Verwoert, Directors of FUEMS, says the program will be expanding into Lincoln Center.

Meditation: More Than Just a Pose In a Silent Room

Meditation: More Than Just a Pose In a Silent Room

February 19, 2019

Meditating on ways to reduce stress as midterms approach? So was Lena Weidenbruch, who mediated every day for a week and got the inside scoop on the stress-buster.

Debunking Myths About Birth Control

Debunking Myths About Birth Control

February 12, 2019

Did you know that condoms are not the most effective way to prevent pregnancy? Neither did some of your classmates. Read more to make sure that you don’t fall prey to six common birth control myths.

Play It Safe Or Not At All: Abstinence vs. Safe Sex

Play It Safe Or Not At All: Abstinence vs. Safe Sex

February 12, 2019

As Valentine’s Day approaches, Editor Luke Osborn examines abstinence, safe sex, and the ongoing debate between the two regarding sexual health.

What’s the Hype with CBD?

What’s the Hype with CBD?

February 5, 2019

CBD recently exploded in the marketplace as a remedy to many ailments. Is all the hype true?

Adopting Healthy Habits: Don’t Diet ’til You Try It

Adopting Healthy Habits: Don’t Diet ’til You Try It

February 5, 2019

It's the New Year, and dieting is all the rage again. However, studies suggest that fad diets don't actually help you lose weight.

How to Get Better Sleep in 2019

How to Get Better Sleep in 2019

January 22, 2019

Young adults, aged 18 to 25, should get seven to nine hours of sleep every night. To many Fordham students, this number seems impossible, but it is worth a shot, because getting enough sleep has numerous health benefits.

How to Stay in School and in Shape in 2019

How to Stay in School and in Shape in 2019

January 22, 2019

No matter how many tests you have to study for or how little time you have outside of work, your health should also be a priority. Making time for yourself can, but does not have to, include a workout or a healthy meal.

Guy Robinson Ph.D., Fordham’s Resident Pollen Analyst

Guy Robinson Ph.D., Fordham’s Resident Pollen Analyst

November 14, 2018

Staff Writer Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) biology professor Guy Robinson, Ph.D., i...

Student Sleep Deprivation: The Importance of a Full Eight Hours

Student Sleep Deprivation: The Importance of a Full Eight Hours

November 14, 2018

As students, we are constantly faced with the choice between work and sleep. This common trade-off is...

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