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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.

“Low Fat” and “No Fat” Are Not What They Seem to Be

Written by Isaac Davis The quest for a “simple healthy diet” has become increasingly less simple. One area that can be particularly deceiving are low fat,...

Freshmen Respond to Eating Well on 19-Swipe Meal Plan

Written by Carolynn Bructo Freshmen at RC are required to choose a 19-meal-per-week plan, and sometimes it can be difficult for them to learn how...

Late Night Snacks: Spice Up Your Life with These Aphrodisiacs

Written by Jessica Shelburne When we need energy, we eat food rich in protein. When we feel sad, we flock to sweet desserts, but what...

Editor Goes Vegetarian For a Week: RC Dining Options Cater To Special Diets

Written by Aeryn McMurtry RC prides itself on keeping an inclusive and healthy menu for students with various food allergies or personal diet habits. As...

Serving Face: Skin Care Tips and Tricks

Written by Shamira James If you've ever been perusing in Walmart, Target, Ulta or any grocery store you’ve probably stumbled into the promise land that...

New Year, New Diet: Healthy Eating for a Healthier You

Written by Jessica Shelburne At the beginning of each year, many people partake in the tradition of setting goals to better their livelihood. A common...

They are the Eggmen: The Rich History of the Decorative egg and How to...

Written by Zoe Manoukian Egg decorating is speculated to be one of humankind’s oldest art forms, and dates farther than the age of great antiquity...

The Swipe Out: Commons Considerations

Written by Shamira James Oh man, am I heated! This week, all RC students were sent a survey about Dining Services and all of the...

6 Delicious and Healthy Snacks for April

Written by Zoe Manoukian Now that we are all house ridden for the foreseeable future, we are left with a lot of extra time for...

ASMR: What It Is and Why You Should Use It

Written by Shamira James Who knew that YouTube’s latest trend could help even the most tightly wound relax? Autonomous sensory meridian response, or ASMR, is...

The Swipe Out: TEAL Me About it, Stud!

Written by Shamira James If you have me on Snapchat (shameless plug it’s queen.shamiraaa), then you know last year I started the #TealMovements trend on...

Pros and Cons of Iconic Halloween Goodies

Written by Aeryn McMurtry Full-Size Candy Bars Pros: The gold mine of trick or treat candy. You know you’ve hit the best house when the full-size...

Free Your Mind and Lower Your Stress Levels with Meditation

Written by Brice Hall Meditation is an ancient practice that everyone should try out! The goal of a session of meditation is to train attention...

Mill Mountain Coffee VS Fruitions

Written by Madalyn Chapman and Shamira James If you’re looking for a cozy, warm, and inviting atmosphere that doubles as a great place to study...

The Swipe Out: The Ice Cream Crisis

Written by Shamira James Commons has always been one of my favorite places on campus. The staff is lovely, the laughs with your friends are...

The Swipe Out: Let’s Get This Bread

Written by Shamira James Sometimes when things fall flat, it’s good to have a backup plan. You know: the backup plan, the fallback, the next...

The Difference Between French and American Cuisine

Written by Alexandra Gautier When imagining fancy food and fine dining, the mental picture of sitting along the Seine river at a table with an...

The Bracket(y-Ack)

Written by Sarah Joseph If you are like most of us, then you are probably bored at home right now. With limited interactions and activities...

Workout Tips for the Shy but Soon-to-be Swole

Written by Aeryn McMurtry Coming to college or transitioning back into a new school year can be a bit hectic sometimes. Whether you’re a freshman...

Pumpkin Spice Up Your Life…Or Not!

Written by Isaac Davis Moving rapidly through my third year as an international student in the states, many of the culinary mysteries I first encountered...