USM’s basketball scene at the Sullivan Complex in Portland would have social scientists jumping on their feet. For several nights a week, students, faculty, alumni and other members in the community come together for a competitive game of basketball. From loud shuffling of the feet, to rhythmic smacks of basketballs echoing across the courts, players [...]
We’ve all heard that snacking can ruin diets and promote weight gain through fitness magazines and weight loss shows. Snacking seems to have a bad reputation for dieters and health fanatics.
Like many students, I’m addicted to coffee. Not only because of its unique aroma and taste, but because of its ability to cast a spell that temporarily ignites my motivation, concentration and productivity. So when I read that a nine-year study proved that coffee consumption does not link to any chronic diseases, I was filled with excitement and relief.
For as long as I can remember, my mother always warned me about saturated fats. Saturated fats, according to her conventional wisdom source, clog arteries and contributes to heart disease and obesity. She use to trim excess fat from the occasional steak I was able to enjoy once in a while. As for me, I [...]
Whether you’re in a relationship, single or in between, Valentine’s Day is the day to celebrate and appreciate love. This year, instead of spending hundreds of dollars on flowers, chocolates and jewelry, why not try something different?