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MU SAND: Hydration should top daily priority list

MU SAND: Hydration should top daily priority list

MU SAND, Michaela Richardson

April 21, 2015

As busy people on the go, we sometimes forget how important it is to stay hydrated. Recommendations for fluid intake for average adults are 9, 8oz glasses per day for women, and 13, 8oz glasses for men. If you‘re physically active, the recommendations increase due to additional fluid lost through respir...

‘Better’ is not good enough because #BlackLivesMatter

‘Better’ is not good enough because #BlackLivesMatter

Editorial

April 20, 2015

A Baltimore man has died from a spinal injury following his arrest, but the problem is that no one knows how he got these injuries. Police say when Freddie Gray was arrested and put into a police van April 13, he was able to speak, but when he was taken out of the van 30 minutes later, he could not talk...

Poverty challenge fails to give taste of poverty

Editorial

April 19, 2015

Last week, celebrity Gwyneth Paltrow attempted the #FoodBankNYCChallenge, which attempts to raise awareness about how difficult it is to live on the SNAP (better known as food stamps) budget of $29 per week allocated to the average benefit recipient. Ok. Raising awareness is good. People should get a taste of p...

Getting right with Yeezus

Megan Osborne, Life! Editor

April 19, 2015

I have a confession to make, and I’m finally ready to admit it. I like Kanye. A lot. And with Kanye appreciation came a general appreciation for hip-hop, a genre I was previously way too good for. Come to think of it, I’ve been way too good for a lot of things in my musical lifetime, and the f...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Anonymous

April 15, 2015

When I saw that SPJ had t-shirts for sale, I wanted to purchase one to show my support for my fellow student journalists. When I saw the shirts, however, I was immediately taken back to snide comments from my relatives at Thanksgiving dinner during a conversation about my major. “Ha, yeah you’re not g...

Food guilt, different perspectives

Jocelyn Gibson, Managing Editor

April 15, 2015

I have been meaning to write about food guilt for a couple of weeks now, but after attending the hunger event on campus Wednesday, I starting thinking about food guilt in entirely different ways. The original column I had planned to write focused on the ideas of body- and food-shaming and how we sho...

The Golden Age of Hollywood is over, but movies today are still pretty good

Editorial

April 15, 2015

The Golden Age of Hollywood, a period of cinema between the late ‘20s and the mid ‘40s, is often heralded as the greatest period in the history of film. While it is true that many great advances in the way movies were made occurred in that time, it can be argued that the golden age of cinema is ...

Not a feminist? Fine. Don’t put them down.

Not a feminist? Fine. Don’t put them down.

Editorial

April 14, 2015

A video by The Rebel contributor Lauren Southern went viral last week as she explained all the reasons she claims she’s not a feminist. Despite the somewhat faulty statistics (most of which ignore any and all societal factors) there is a deeper issue to the video Southern is directing at feminists. The...

Women won’t vote for Clinton just because she’s a woman

Editorial

April 13, 2015

Hillary Clinton officially announced that she is running for president Sunday with a YouTube video posted on her website and Twitter. Clinton went very broad with her appeal in the video, featuring single moms, immigrants, a gay couple, young college graduates, older retirees and new families, pretty...

Back up your files before you regret it

Amanda Gibson, Columnist

April 13, 2015

I am so bad about backing up my computer. I have a flash drive where I keep pictures and another I use for important files for school, but by no means do these two flash drives hold everything I have on my computer. I have enough photos to fill three photo albums and enough half-baked attempts at novels to ...

#MeganMusicMonday: Festivals are a must-go

Megan Osborne, Life! Editor

April 12, 2015

As I sit here in the newsroom trying to recover from watching Circa Survive’s Coachella set via live stream, I am taken back to the sweet smell of dust and sunshine that permeates music festivals, and I cannot wait to experience it again this summer. Every music enthusiast needs to experience a music festival a...

Save it for the campaign

Editorial

April 12, 2015

Hillary Clinton announced her 2016 presidential campaign Sunday and (surprise!) the backlash and criticism started rolling in within hours. Potential opponents to Hilary, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush took to Twitter to express their lack of faith in Clinton as a president...