By Isabella Sorresso It’s no secret that students at the University of Florida indulge in drinking alcohol from time to time. From elaborately celebrating 21st birthdays, to attending frat parties, or just having a beer with dinner, alcohol is present all around this college town. But what happens to your mind when you take it just a step too far? Photo via Unsplash Binge-drinking is … Continue reading How Can Binge-Drinking Affect the Brain?
By: Eman Elshahawy It keeps us at the edge of our seat to watch others capture the moment of themselves at the edge of tall platforms. Whether it’s a building, cliff or high-story parking garage, an online buzz has stirred around the daredevils posting pictures or videos of their towering views for social media views. The popular hip-hop media outlet “Worldstar” recently shared a video … Continue reading Mind-blowing Daredevils: Meet One Man a Part of the Online Stunt Trend
By Amanda Roland Exercising… some love it and some hate it. But, did you know that there is a part of your body that you can exercise without getting sweaty? That part of your body is your brain. We should all be treating our brains like a muscle that needs to be active to get stronger! Here are some ways that you can exercise your … Continue reading Get those Brain Gains!
By Juzanne Martin For most, the journey is far from over after high school graduation. Pursuing higher education proves to be a daunting task filled with exams and coursework overload. The typical math, history and science classes are common prerequisites for college students, but a few four-year colleges and universities have shaken up the course catalog to include classes about celebrities. Michael Jackson, Beyoncé, Lady … Continue reading A Class about Kanye? Sign me up!
By Minerve Jean Music. It’s something universal that we all listen too. It helps us become more in tune with our feelings. For some music is a gateway. For others, an escape for reality and still for some, it helps to destress. There are different types and like fingerprints, everyone’s preference is different. There’s also a relatively obscure genre that doesn’t get enough credit. It’s … Continue reading Don’t Dance to ChillStep, Relax with it
By Jamie Shapiro If you’ve used the internet in the last few years it’s likely you’ve stumbled upon a meme or two in your cyberspace travels. Merriam-Webster defines a meme as “an amusing or interesting item (such as a captioned picture or video) or genre of items that is spread widely online especially through social media.” Memes have taken over popular social media sites like … Continue reading Memes: A Love Language
By Jessica Giles This past Christmas, one of my presents was a little heavier than most. When I tore into the box, I thought my sister had gotten me a sandbag. But when I opened the bag inside, I found something I never knew I needed: a weighted blanket. I had read everyone’s high praise for weighted blankets all over the internet in the past, … Continue reading 3 Reasons You Should Buy a Weighted Blanket ASAP
By: Eman Elshahawy Cheaters never win, but finnesers always prosper. Webster’s dictionary defines “finesse” as: skillful handling of a situation. Throughout life, we experience unfavorable social situations that we’d all want to handle as skillfully as possible. Whether it’s moments with our family, friends, teachers or co-workers, we’ve all handled our interactions with these people differently in given situations. Take a look at how to … Continue reading Mind Games: The Art of Finesse