Carbon monoxide leak found at U. Station

By: Justin Worthing ~Staff Writer~ While some students enjoyed the free time on the Feb. 16 snow day, others were evacuated from their apartments when a carbon monoxide leak occurred in parts of University Station. Firefighters detected high levels of carbon monoxide in the afternoon of Feb. 16 and evacuated students from the second- floor apartments in Building 2. Firefighters told students in the third-floor apartments to stay in their rooms. Meghan Burge, a University Station resident, was in her third- floor apartment when she was notified of the leak. “I knew nothing of the leak until a firefighter knocked … Continue reading Carbon monoxide leak found at U. Station

Living a Healthy lifestyle

By: Hollis Conners ~Features Editor~ Media is obsessed    with losing weight and attaining an “ideal body type.” However, in the quest for the perfect body, many overlook the idea of simply living a healthy lifestyle. The following suggestions are not intended to advise students to lose weight. They are simply suggestions one can use to not only help form healthier habits, but to feel good about health choices. Invest in a Water Bottle Not only will this help you save money by not buying bottles out of the vending machines, but drinking water throughout the day will also help … Continue reading Living a Healthy lifestyle

Why practice yoga?

As college students, we often find ourselves at a crossroads…of a 20-lane intersection with no real concept of which way will make us happiest, benefit us most or give us the best chance to achieve our dreams. It’s stressful. We are in a tug-of-war between “this is the best time of your life, enjoy it,” and “load up on extracurricular activities, internships and double majors or else unemployment is in your future.” So how do we combat the stress? How can we escape the ever-increasing deadlines and commitments? The answer is simple: we do yoga. We set aside 90 minutes … Continue reading Why practice yoga?