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Katie Tufts

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College students becoming aware of time on social media

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Facebook, the buzzword of the 21st century, is everywhere: the news, movie theaters, the homepage of computers around the world and soon a stock exchange. As college students grow up with Facebook and other social networks, they are becoming savvy to the netwo... More »

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Life after college: living by your own expense

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(bls.gov) The approach of graduation can be the most stressful time in a student’s college career. It’s when most seniors will be searching for a full-time job, trying to finish classes without giving in to senioritis and figuring how to take on full financial... More »

Conference discusses individual rights

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Trying to decipher the ins and outs of the Patriot Act is a difficult task, even to experts. This concept was at the center of the National Security and Civil Liberties Conference individual rights panel Saturday. The panelists also discussed issues of terrori... More »

VIDEO: Celebration mixes culture, heritage

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It was a scorching Tuesday evening in the center of the SMU campus, but you wouldn’t know the heat crept over 100 degrees by the way that the Folkorico dancers floated across the stage. The College Hispanic American Students Organization (CHAS)celebrated the b... More »

Students celebrate culture at ‘Viva America’

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It was a scorching Tuesday evening in the center of the SMU campus, but you would never know the temperature crept over 100 degrees by the way that the Folkorico dancers floated across the stage. The College Hispanic American Students Organization (CHAS) celeb... More »

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Add brain foods to add to healthy study habits

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The juice and pulp of açaí fruits (Euterpe oleracea) are used in various juice blends, smoothies, sodas, and other beverages. Açaí has become popular in southern Brazil where it is consumed cold as açaí na tigela (“açaí in the bowl”), mostly mixed with granola... More »

P90X becomes trendy in-home workout

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It’s already starting to feel like summer in Dallas with the temperatures and humidity rising, and students know that classes must be coming to an end. Though this means a three-month break from school, which many are looking forward to, this also means change... More »

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Supplements becomes growing trend

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Performance supplements are a growing trend among young people, athletes and students. (SAGE ROSS/Wikipedia Creative Commons) Supplements can come in many shapes and forms and serve a multitude of purposes. Many students now take them as a daily regimen. Perfo... More »

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Putting health back into energy bars

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(MICHAEL DANSER/The Daily Campus) The energy bar industry started small with only several kinds of protein packed bars that would give a boost of energy when there was not any time for a meal. Today the choices are endless when choosing what energy bar to grab... More »

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Pure burn at Pure Barre

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The Purre Barre studio, 5919 Greenville Ave., offers classes that incorporate ballet and Pilate moves with weights and resistance. (SPENCER EGGERS/The Daily Campus) The Dallas sun shone brightly into the Pure Barre studio on Sunday afternoon where a small grou... More »

Probiotics are the “friendly bacteria”

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Probiotics are a relatively unknown health supplement to most, and have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration, but more information and studies are being conducted on live cultures and finding out possible benefits of the supplements. More com... More »