Personal Finance: Apartment Lifestyle Cuts Down Tuition Costs

November 20, 2010 · Comments Off 

Living off campus is significantly more cost effective than living on SMU’s campus, but the experience of living on campus at least once could be invaluable.

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The School Lunch Front: Activists and Angry Moms

May 13, 2010 · Comments Off 

Dissatisfaction with school lunch programs has been an issue for years, yet now the situation may be more serious than ever. This generation’s children may be the first in two centuries to live shorter lives than their parents, according to a report by The New England Journal of Medicine in 2005. The report points to childhood obesity as the leading cause of a shortened lifespan.

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Inside the Mind of an Unfaithful Partner

May 11, 2010 · Comments Off 

What could a famous golfer, a motorcycle show host and a politician possibly have in common? Tiger Woods, Jesse James and John Edwards have all suffered from the wandering eye, which begs the question—are high profile people more likely to cheat than the average American?

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When it’s Time to Transfer

May 6, 2010 · 1 Comment 

As students juggle final projects, exams and summer plans, some are dealing with the added stress of transferring to a new school next semester.

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You May Know More About Nutrition Than Your Doctor

April 28, 2010 · 1 Comment 

Over one-third of Americans today are considered obese. Cancer, heart disease and diabetes are on the rise. Research points to a whole food, plant-based diet as the most effective way to control weight, prevent and even reverse disease, yet the majority of medical schools fail to offer adequate nutrition courses within their curriculum.

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1 in 12 North Texans Go Hungry

April 27, 2010 · Comments Off 

Hunger in North Texas effects one in 12 residents. The North Texas Food Bank is trying to remedy this problem. They provide emergency assistance to approximately 64,000 people a week at 290 agencies in the North Texas area. This is an 80 percent increase from 2006. The face of hunger is not much different from the rest of the community.

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“Fitness” Shoes Start Exercise Craze

April 20, 2010 · Comments Off 

Since the first pair of muscle-activating “fitness” shoes hit the market six or seven years ago, they have become must-haves for exercisers. Shoes such as MBT’s, Sketcher’s Shape-Ups and Reebok Easytones offer instant gratification and customers are flocking to shoe stores across the country to find them.

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The Monarch Butterfly May Be Endangered

April 20, 2010 · 2 Comments 

Monarch butterflies arrive in North Texas during the second or third week of March. However, the numbers of returning monarchs have dwindled over the past years due to lack of heat in Mexican forests.

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For Student-Athletes, It is More Than a Sport

April 20, 2010 · Comments Off 

Student-athletes are the students who typically represent a university. However, they must also face lifetime injuries, crushed dreams, empty hopes, and having to rebuild their lives without the sport they love.

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You May Know More About Nutrition Than Your Doctor

April 15, 2010 · Comments Off 

Over one-third of Americans today are considered obese. Cancer, heart disease, and diabetes are on the rise. However, the majority of medical schools fail to offer adequate nutrition courses within their curriculum.

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