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Bananas Are the Devil’s Fruit

Bananas Are the Devil’s Fruit

December 5, 2018

Big Apple, meet Big Banana.

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...

The SAD Facts of Seasonal Depression

The SAD Facts of Seasonal Depression

November 14, 2018

Naturally, life begins to slow down in the winter. The days grow shorter and the temperature drops. We i...

Give Shots a Shot

Give Shots a Shot

November 7, 2018

There are four pharmacies where you can get your flu shot within three blocks of Fordham’s Lincoln Center campus, and it is free under most insurance plans.

The Frightening Presence of Eating Disorders Among Queer Men

The Frightening Presence of Eating Disorders Among Queer Men

October 10, 2018

By LUKE OSBORN Sports & Health Editor Historically, most eating disorder research has primar...

Sulfates and Shampoos: Why They Should Not Mix

Sulfates and Shampoos: Why They Should Not Mix

September 12, 2018

Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS), a common chemical found in several shampoo brands, carries more than a thousand...

The History of Amphetamines: A Story of Abuse and Stigmatization

The History of Amphetamines: A Story of Abuse and Stigmatization

August 23, 2018

The ancestry of Adderall dates back to 1867 when a Romanian chemist named Lazar Edeleanu unintentionally ...

The Journey Toward Self-Love Is Not Pretty

The Journey Toward Self-Love Is Not Pretty

February 28, 2018

I walked into my first ever philosophy class with nothing but one simple aspiration: to ace the required...

CDC Reports Widespread Flu in 49 States

CDC Reports Widespread Flu in 49 States

January 25, 2018

By Luke Osborn Asst. Sports & Health Editor In the first week of 2018, the rate of influenz...

Fordham Community Responds to the Opioid Epidemic

Fordham Community Responds to the Opioid Epidemic

November 19, 2017

By S.J. Cyrus Contributor Many of us who come to Fordham have learned the locations in which our gre...

Managing Your Way Around the Freshman 15

Managing Your Way Around the Freshman 15

November 19, 2017

By LUKE OSBORN Contributing Writer As our senior year of high school unfolded, questions of our fu...

Studies Suggest Benefits of Daily Vitamin D

Studies Suggest Benefits of Daily Vitamin D

October 26, 2017

By LUKE OSBORN Contributing Writer As summer turns to fall, the frequency of coarse coughs, sniffl...

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