Health Prevention Tips

People listening with earbuds and headphones is a common sight whether on campus, while commuting, or as leisure. In fact, some of us are guilty of turning up the sound so loud that others can…

How to Manage Stress in College

Stress is something akin to an illness; it disrupts the body and mind’s natural balance. Much like any other illness, stress stems from situations formed by our environment. It could be receiving a poor grade,…

Poison Control Center

Many aspects of Newark, New Jersey make it a unique city. One of the lesser known – but extremely critical – ones is the New Jersey Poison Information and Education System, or “NJPIES” for short.…

Zika: What to Know and Oxitec’s Solution

We have all heard about Zika and the harm that will be done if this virus reaches threshold infection levels. Because of the upcoming winter months, its spread is inhibited. However, accompanying the inevitable return…

What’s in Store for us This Winter

What is a winter without snow – especially in the Northeast? On Christmas day, we’re used to having a “white Christmas,” and it just doesn’t seem right when the weather doesn’t adhere to Well don’t…

Sugar is Souring Your Mind

Unless you don’t pay attention to your biology teachers, the news, your nutrition labels, or your doctors, you should be well aware of the damaging physical effects of obesity. While most people are aware of…

Taking a Crack at Sleep Hacks

Though school has just started, many of you are probably already running on little or no sleep. To help you keep your sleep habits healthy, we’re going to dispel some common misconceptions about practices that…