Articles by: Elizabeth Murphy

Food

Peanut Butter and Jelly – It’s Not Just For Kids!

Peanut Butter and Jelly – It’s Not Just For Kids!

School has started, fall is around the corner, and students across the country are trying to get creative when packing lunches. Let’s not ignore the obvious – PB&J! The first historical mention of peanut butter and jelly was in 1901 in the Boston Cooking-School Magazine of Culinary Science and Domestic… MORE>

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Food and Nutrition Hacks

Five Tips to Fight “The Freshman 15”

Five Tips to Fight “The Freshman 15”

Incoming college freshman often look forward to their first year of higher education with excitement, eagerness, anxiety, and, unfortunately, the fear of gaining the infamous “freshman 15”. There is a widely perpetuated belief that gaining weight during the first year of college is inevitable, but is this idea really based… MORE>

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Fitness

Hike On: Why Hiking is for You

Hike On: Why Hiking is for You

Now that classes are finally over, students have much more time to step outside and enjoy the beauty of nature that spring and summer provide. Hiking is a fantastic, yet frequently overlooked form of exercise that provides a serious workout and stunning views of the great outdoors. There are countless… MORE>

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Food

Food Expiration Dates: What Do They Really Mean

Food Expiration Dates: What Do They Really Mean

The semester is wrapping up and it’s time to pack up your stuff. If you have any extra food stored in your dorm room that has been collecting dust, it may be about time to toss it in the trash. Before you start randomly pitching food, though, take the time… MORE>

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Mind, Body, Soul

Ditch The Dieting – Today Is No Diet Day!

Ditch The Dieting – Today Is No Diet Day!

Temperatures are rising now that spring is here, which means that countless students are desperate to lose their winter weight and achieve that iconic “bikini body” or “washboard abs” in time for summer. For many students, the go-to method of shedding extra pounds is to follow a fad diet. From… MORE>

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Fitness

Fun Fitness: Group Workouts

Fun Fitness: Group Workouts

Feeling bored with your current workout regimen or looking for a way to get motivated to workout? Instead of working out solo, invite some friends to join along! Most people know that exercise is incredibly important for health, but sometimes it can feel impossible to muster up the motivation or… MORE>

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