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The Psychological Toll of Racism

September 16, 2020

When individuals experience racism, it does heavy damage to mental health. Stress, depression and anxiety are a few common effects in which these experiences result.

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Stop Expecting Students to Function Normally During the Coronavirus Pandemic

April 28, 2020

You can’t tell me to carry on with my schoolwork anymore when nothing about my life is anywhere near normal.

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Four Ways to Maintain a Healthy Immune System

April 21, 2020

Although there is no scientific link connecting specific lifestyle choices with increased immunity, according to medical professionals, practicing healthy sleep, exercise and nutritional habits and managing stress can all help to maintain regular immune system function.

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.

Self-Care Is a Scam

Self-Care Is a Scam

March 7, 2019

Our escape route from the demands of modern life has been co-opted and turned into yet another avenue of corporate profit at the expense of our mental states.

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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.

There’s Still Time! How to Turn Your Semester Around

April 29, 2015

By KAYLA OGLE Staff Writer Published: April 29, 2015 It’s crunch time at Fordham at Lincoln Center; everyt...


April 15, 2015

By NINA BERGBAUER Asst. Literary Editor Published: March 15, 2015 A plaid high school uniform ski...

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Coursework Overload: Quality Over Quantity

December 22, 2014

By JANELY FERNANDEZStaff WriterPublished: December 10, 2014 Between four to five courses, extracurricular activities, part-time jobs, and you know, life, I would ...

VIDEO: Mo' Problems: Episode 3, Food Hangups

VIDEO: Mo’ Problems: Episode 3, Food Hangups

October 8, 2012

By MONIQUE JOHN Opinions Editor Published: October 10, 2012 Think you have food issues? In the third episode of OBS TV's series, Mo' Prob...