The headache, exhaustion, thirst, nausea, and aches. The vomiting and oversleeping and sunglass wearing post-alcohol drinking that makes you want to curl up in your bed in your dark room with a glass of water and […]
Chick flicks are […]
Now that weed has become legal in Colorado and Oregon, and is already a common occurrence in a college student’s life, here is a look at what marijuana does your body.
So What is Weed, Really??
Pot comes from […]
Christina Phillips wrote a new post, I Learned The Hard Way So You Don’t Have To (Study Tips From A Senior), on the site The Campus Companion 2 months ago
I came into college from a large public school that, while providing some AP classes, did nothing to prepare me for classwork. I never studied earlier than the night before an exam (more often, I made flashcards […]
Christina Phillips wrote a new post, Vitamins and Minerals: Ramen and Beer Won’t Cut It, on the site The Campus Companion 2 months ago
As college students, we celebrate the right to eat whatever the hell we want without having a parent stand over us and force green things down our throats. In college, pizza sauce is a vegetable, ice cream is […]
Christina Phillips wrote a new post, Why You Should Worry About Your Pancreas When You Drink, on the site The Campus Companion 2 months, 1 week ago
We often hear how excessive alcohol use damages the liver, but many do not realize how damaging alcohol is to the pancreas; read on to learn how the pancreas works, and how damaging it can impact your life.
Christina Phillips wrote a new post, “Oh, I’ve Got a High Metabolism”: The Thyroid Gland, on the site The Campus Companion 2 months, 2 weeks ago
You try to eat well (some days of the week), you work out (running to class counts, right?) and you get enough sleep at night (weekends especially). Yet, even if you do everything right (or you don’t), your body […]
With every new social media come bizarre social media trends. Tumblr spawned the GIF, Twitter gave us the #hashtag. But, the most bizarre social media trend by far is the fan video. Creators of these videos may […]
You like to know what is going on in other people’s lives, and you assume other people are stalking your life too. You probably take lots of photographs, and when out with friends, […]
That’s right, I want to talk about vaginas. More specifically, a series of monologues based on real interviews from women around the world conducted by Eve Ensler and published in 1994. The Vagina Monologues is […]
Christina Phillips wrote a new post, Studying Simplified: The Chegg Textbook Solutions App, on the site The Campus Companion 3 months ago
Available for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), iPod touch (5th generation) and iPad. Requires iOS 5.0 or later. This app is optimized for […]
Christina Phillips wrote a new post, Taking a Semester Off: Why It’s Not the End of the World, on the site The Campus Companion 3 months ago
I know when I went to college in 2009, I always pictured myself studying and partying my way seamlessly through four years, graduating in the spring of 2013 with a Biology degree, a 3.5 (at least) GPA, and that I […]
Christina Phillips wrote a new post, The Illness Nobody Wants to Talk About: Depression, on the site The Campus Companion 3 months, 1 week ago
One out of every 4 college students is estimated to be suffering from a diagnosable mood […]
What is the bacterial infection that 2-10% of the population carries, that is resistant to most types of antibiotics, and that killed more people in 2005 than AIDS? MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus […]
Christina Phillips wrote a new post, The Dangerous Chemical in Your Diet Soda and Food: Aspartame, on the site The Campus Companion 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Aspartame is a sugar substitute that has no calories and is 200 times sweeter than sugar. Sounds too good to be true, right? That is because it probably is. Aspartame was discovered in the seventies by a […]
As a second-semester senior in college, I’m faced with the terrifying reality that in four months, I won’t have a dining hall to provide my meals, professors to guide my decisions, and classes to fill up my days. […]
Maybe not. A new eating disorder trend with frightening side effects is taking hold in the United States as discussions about skinny, fat, curvy, buff, and “more to […]
If you visit the website for 5-hour Energy, a 2oz boost found in the checkout line of nearly every grocery store and gas station, there is a page devoted specifically to ingredients and safety. On this page, you […]
Not only does working out a few times a week keep your clothes fitting nicely and counteract late night snacking (sometimes), it also helps your academic performance and mood. According to a study at the […]
Christina Phillips wrote a new post, Seriously. Just Get The Flu Shot. It Doesn’t Even Hurt Anymore, on the site The Campus Companion 5 months, 1 week ago
Welcome to the new, virtually painless flu shot.
Because scientists recognize that the majority of us are big babies and would rather suffer one to two weeks of viral misery than two seconds of sting and a […]
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