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The Food & Wellness page is pretty straight forward: food and wellness, but with a twist! Our stories are created by college students and created for college students. Cheap meal ideas, mental health discussion, and tips for study are all the kinds of stories you'll find here.

Living in Color

Written by Zoe Manoukian Decorating among millennials often entails pairing the perfect plant with the cutest pattern with the simplest furniture. It can go so...

St. Patty’s Day Cuisine

Written by Kevin Vitkus In honor of St. Patrick’s Day this week’s cuisine will be Corned Beef and Cabbage eggrolls. This was a favorite of...

Cheap College Cuisine

Written by Sarah Joseph Midterms are upon us! And with midterms, we often need some self-care. Self-care includes treating yourself, especially with some comfort food. This...

Drink, Drinks, or Drinking?

Written by Joyelle Ronan Last week for Galentine's day, a friend and I went out for a drink. She told me that she shouldn’t be...

Staying Active During Midterms

Written by Marisa Seager At a time as stressful as midterms week, how important is it that we, as college students, stay active? Although it...

Smells Like Team Spirit

Written by Zoe Manoukian At the start of my winter break, I drove from Nantes to Paris with a young man who I met through...

The Influence of Politics in Personal Relationships

Written by Jessica Shelburne In a culture that seems to become more divided with each breaking news headline, politics exists within the midst of most...

Hidden Gems: Where to Eat for Valentine’s Day!

Written by Zoe Manoukian Valentine’s Day is on its way and what better way to celebrate than with food. Whether you’re single or in a...

Charcuterie Board 101

Written by Sarah Joseph For any of you who love The Bachelor or cheese or just looking to spice up your Valentine’s/ Galetine’s Day celebrations,...

Health Hacks

Written by Zoe Manoukian Mornings in college are rough, and while it may be tempting to fall into the trap of believing that sleeping in...

Cheap College Cuisine: Steak Quesadilla

Written by Kevin Vitkus Over my time here at Roanoke I have enjoyed a variety of meals that the commons have provided for me. However,...

The Case of the Crowded Gym

Written by Lucy Collins It’s that time of year again: the dreaded crowded gym of those attempting to complete their New Year, New Me resolutions....

Mens Sana in Corpore Sano

Written by Zoe Manoukian January and February can be a difficult part of the winter season. The days are still gloomy and the excitement of...

Letter from the Section Editor: New Year, New Me?

Written by Sarah Joseph Time has seemed to fly by! Another year has come and gone. 100 Days has just passed and I have become...

2020: Snacks for Sore Eyes

It’s 2020! So let the puns commence! What better way to start the new decade then to ensure that you can see. Below are...

Finals Hack: Lazy Boy Exercises

Written by Kevin Vitkus As the holiday season comes and Thanksgiving goes, I find myself sitting at the table again, pants unbuttoned and my gut...

Finals Week Survival Guide: How to survive the most important week of the semester

Written by Carey Linkous Finals week: the infamous seven days when everyone is stressed, and coffee is the beverage of choice. In truth, there’s no...

Greetings from Abroad: Feelin’ Kinda Sunday

Written by Zoe Manoukian I was surprised to find nearly every storefront closed during my first Sunday in Nantes. In preparation for my travel, I...

Healthy Holiday Snacking

Written by Jessica Shelburne Between November and February, there are a handful of holidays that are accompanied by delicious foods and drinks. Unfortunately, these sweet...

Letter from the Section Editor: Don’t Forget to be Thankful

Written by Sarah Joseph I don’t know about you but this year has gone by fast! Somehow Thanksgiving is only a week away and soon...