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Best of Burlington

Best of Burlington

Culture Staff

May 9, 2018

Filed under Arts, Arts Regular, Culture, Life, Life Regular

Moving to a new city can be overwhelming, and with Burlington there are so many unique places to explor...

24 hours in Burlington

Lily Merriam, Staff Writer

May 8, 2018

Filed under Arts, Arts Regular, Culture, Life, Life Regular

Welcome to Burlington! You won’t be disappointed with your choice of college location. Vermont’s queen city was selected as the No. 1 college town in America by Travel + Leisure Magazine in 2013. Burlington hosts innovative restaurants, excellent shopping on Church Street, and a thriving music and arts scene. Vermonters are ...

Sororities are not stereotype

Sororities are not stereotype

Autumn Lee, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017

Filed under Columns, Life, Life Regular

When it comes to sorority girls, a lot of images come to mind — bleach-blonde hair, matching Greek letter t-s...

Mental illness: a silent struggle for students

Mental illness: a silent struggle for students

Renee Willard

October 19, 2016

Filed under Life, Life Regular

The National Alliance for Mental Illness has declared the first week of October “Mental Health Awa...

Giggling to a healthy lifestyle: the great benefits of laughing

Allison Carey

February 10, 2015

Filed under Life, Life Regular

We all probably know what it feels like to laugh, but did you know that laughing with friends can offer health benefits? Check out this great list from the Gaiam Life website: 1.  Laughing lowers your blood pressure, which will decrease your risk of stroke and heart attack. If you already have a healthy blood pres...

Don’t let the cold temperatures slow you down

Allison Carey

February 3, 2015

Filed under Life, Life Regular

It's cold out and the weather may be stopping you from hitting the trails. Use these quick tips from Runner's World Magazine to beat the cold and keep up with your routine. Shoes matter. With slush and ice, it is hard to keep your feet warm and underneath you. Avoid shoes with a lot of mesh and consider buying yourse...

A healthier New Year

Allison Carey

December 9, 2014

Filed under Life, Life Regular

The end of 2014 may seem far away, but it is never too early to start thinking about your New Year’s resolutions. If you’re like me, you’ve made about a hundred promises to yourself over the past year that you haven’t put effort into keeping. Use these three tips to hold yourself accountable this year. Tell someone: Tell...

Foods for finals week

Allison Carey

November 18, 2014

Filed under Life Regular

As the semester winds down, exams are approaching causing stress levels to rise. Try some of the British Broadcasting Corporation’s recommended foods to boost brainpower. 1) Fish: Our bodies can’t make EPA and DHA, the fatty acids found in fish, so we need to get it from our diet. These omega-3s help your brain, heart ...

The different diets

Allison Carey

November 11, 2014

Filed under Life Regular

Gluten-free, lactose-intolerant, vegan and Paleo. The names of these diets are thrown around all the time, and they can all blend together if you don’t know the differences. Here’s a quick cheat sheet: Gluten-free: Gluten is a protein found in grains — wheat, barley and rye. Those who are gluten-intolerant experie...

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