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Honesty, struggle highlighted in podcast

Honesty, struggle highlighted in podcast
October 15, 2020

With all the time I spend looking at screens, whether it be for school or mindlessly staring at my phone, I’ve found entertainment in podcasts. Whether it’s while cooking, driving or just wanting a...

Axe Throwing Is Easier Than Anticipated

Axe Throwing Is Easier Than Anticipated
December 5, 2019

Over Thanksgiving break, my family and I visited my brother in Tucson, Ariz. For those of you unfamiliar with Tucson, the “c” is silent, so it’s pronounced “two-son.” We all incorrectly pronounced...

Podcast Attempts To Understand Crimes

Podcast Attempts To Understand Crimes
November 21, 2019

For the people who are curious about listening to a true crime podcast but are hesitant, My Favorite Murder is a good place to start. This popular podcast has been featured in many different magazines...

“Crime Junkies” Entertains Listeners

November 14, 2019

For all the true crime lovers out there, I’d highly recommend listening to the podcast Crime Junkie. The series is hosted by Ashley Flowers and her childhood best friend, Brit Prawat. The setup is Flowers...

“Queer Eye” Highlights Participant’s Challenges

November 7, 2019

Premiering on July 19, season four of Queer Eye was one of the most emotional and heartfelt yet. The episodes featured many different cultural components that are important to the identities of the people...

Madrid Has Something For Everyone

Madrid Has Something For Everyone
October 3, 2019

The last stop on our 22-day Spain adventure was Madrid. The city was lively and full of amazing art, architecture and food. There’s so much to do there; it was impossible to fit it all into one trip. On...

Barcelona Appeals To All Interests

Barcelona Appeals To All Interests
September 12, 2019

The first stop on my Spain adventure this past summer was the beautiful city of Barcelona. Admittedly, my mom and I had some challenges (we got pick-pocketed and were very jet-lagged); however, I still...

Spain Offers Hiking Opportunities

Spain Offers Hiking Opportunities
August 29, 2019

About this time last year, my mother called me and asked if I wanted to backpack around Europe. Admittedly, I was surprised because she isn’t the adventurous type, but of course I readily agreed. This...

Black Mountain Has Loads To Offer

Black Mountain Has Loads To Offer
April 25, 2019

Over Easter weekend, I went with some friends to Black Mountain, N.C., This was my first time visiting Black Mountain, but it was only 15-20 minutes from Asheville, N.C. We stayed at my friend’s grandparents’...

Hilton Head Leaves Visitors Refreshed

Hilton Head Leaves Visitors Refreshed
March 28, 2019

Over this past spring break, my friends and I took a 5-hour road trip down to Hilton Head, S.C. We booked an Airbnb in a condo complex that was about a 10-minute walk to the beach. Hopefully if you ever...

“Queer Eye”: New Season Continues To Battle Social Stigmas

March 21, 2019

On March 15, the third season of Queer Eye was released on Netflix. For those who haven’t seen the show before, it’s a reboot of the 2003 series Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, in which a friend, loved...

Paleo Diet Reviewed: Revisiting Our Ancestral Diet

Paleo Diet Reviewed: Revisiting Our Ancestral Diet
March 7, 2019

The paleo diet encourages eating habits similar to how our ancestors would have eaten during the Paleolithic era. Since they would not have the tools or technology to process food, the diet follows the...

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