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Bananas are one of a few foods that contain probiotics, which are good bacteria that exist in the stomach.

The Ins and Outs of Digestion

January 28, 2020

Optimal digestion is not always the primary focus of students scrounging for food between classes, internships and other various commitments. Proper nutrition, exercise, hydration and stress management can help students to avoid digestive drama.

To train, Pang ran in subzero temperatures above the Arctic Circle.

North Pole Marathon Frozen by Political Conflict

April 30, 2019

Last month, Jonathan Pang, Fordham College at Lincoln Center ’19, traveled to the arctic to compete in the North Pole Marathon. Unfortunately, due to political conflict between Russia and Ukraine, the race was cancelled. Pang is excited to return to the race next year.

Lena makes three easy meals with ingredients you already have in your refrigerator.

Refrigerator Spring Cleaning

April 9, 2019

Don’t let spring cleaning stop at your fridge. Learn how to save space, money and make the most out of the few groceries you have with Lena Weidenbruch’s easy spring recipes for college students.

Brands like Nike, Adidas and Brooks carry many different models of shoes made for all kinds of feet.

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.

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Individuals should meditate in the pose they feel most comfortable.

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.

Condoms must be used consistently and correctly during sex in order to achieve maximum protection.

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.

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.

Nikolas Reardon

Fordham Men’s and Women’s Track Fought to the Finish at the NYC Gotham Cup

January 22, 2019

Fordham men’s and women’s track competed at their second meet of the year on Friday, Jan. 18, at the New York City Gotham Cup.

NYC 2018 Marathon

NYC 2018 Marathon

November 14, 2018

Every year on the first Sunday in November, the streets of New York City fill with thousands of eager...


Trader Joe’s v. Whole Foods: The Great Debate

September 26, 2018

By LENA WEIDENBRUCH Contributing Writer Chances are, if you are a residential student at Fordham Lincol...