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Finding value in a pricey on-campus dining plan

November 21, 2014 at 11:58 am 0 comments

College is often described as a time of newfound freedom, but with freedom comes responsibility. One of the most self-taught lessons in college is personal financing, but a recent Gallup poll shows that more than two-thirds of Americans do not even create budgets. SMU students pay 79.7 percent more per […]

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Etsy popularity draws huge crowds to the Jingle Bash

Etsy popularity draws huge crowds to the Jingle Bash

November 18, 2014 at 9:05 pm 0 comments

Writen by Alison Glander

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Alta Gracia brings social justice to garment production

Alta Gracia brings social justice to garment production

November 18, 2014 at 8:51 pm 0 comments

By Samantha Butz

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Why you should get vaccinations

November 18, 2014 at 7:39 pm 0 comments

Over the past couple of years, many parents and older individuals have chosen not to vaccinate against the flu, whooping cough and more. I’ve heard multiple times “I’m not getting a flu shot because I always get the flu when I get the shot.” There is no scientific proof that […]

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The price of staying fit

The price of staying fit

November 16, 2014 at 4:54 pm 0 comments

Students struggle to find an affordable gym on a tight budget.

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The Wild Detectives spices up

November 13, 2014 at 10:04 pm 0 comments

Photographs of men with curious mustaches hang from the brick walls. A girl in a polka-dot dress crouches on a window seat feverishly writing poems, while a blue-haired man nibbles on a pesto panini. Books in Spanish lay on a bright red table near a heavy oak door. There is […]

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A college student’s guide to groceries

November 13, 2014 at 10:00 pm 0 comments

Produce: Every SMU student knows Central Market has every fresh fruit or veggie under the sun, from sweet limes (a must-try) to starfruit. But unless you want to pay $2 an apple, head over to Aldi. A bit further away, Aldi is worth the drive down Greenville for its dirt […]

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Superfood Kale: saving your body one vitamin at a time

November 9, 2014 at 3:55 pm 0 comments

Kale is often touted as a super-food and has nicknames such as the world’s healthiest vegetable. However, it’s characteristically bitter taste means that it’s hard to incorporate into your diet. It’s no surprise to anyone that the majority of kale recipes online tout that the actual product “tastes nothing like […]

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The truth behind the Freshman 15

November 9, 2014 at 3:46 pm 0 comments

Everyone’s heard of the infamous Freshman 15. The 15 pounds students are expected gain during their first year in college have been a part of American culture for as long as anyone can remember. However, there are many conflicting studies and statistics about whether or not the Freshman 15 actually […]

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Alexander Wang x H&M’s gone wrong workout line

Alexander Wang x H&M’s gone wrong workout line

November 4, 2014 at 10:00 pm 0 comments

In this day and age, we live in a culture of fast-fashion. Stores like Forever 21 are popping up in every shopping mall and plaza and are making big bucks from selling low price items in the most “of-the-moment’ trends. In this market of trendy and inexpensive fashion, European powerhouse […]

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