The Fate of Spotify

Taylor Swift’s new album released just a little over a week ago and has created quite a stir. In it’s first week Swift sold more than 1 million copies of her new album. But the popularity of her music is not the only thing getting people’s attention this week. Taylor Swift decided to pull her entire music collection of the popular music streaming service, Spotify.   Spotify is a popular streaming service that allows listeners to browse their extensive collection of music free of charge, or with a monthly fee…

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Being Confident in your Own Skin

    Seeing how children view their bodies compared to adults in this video produced by the Jubilee Project, a group of individuals who believe that doing good is contagious, reminds us of how we once thought of ourselves.  Why does growing up mean we have to want to be skinnier, taller, prettier, or just plain different than we are.  Loving yourself doesn’t have mean you don’t exercise or try to eat healthy, but it does mean looking at your motives.  Remember to do these acts to better yourself because…

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Interstellar Thoughts

If you haven’t ventured to the movie theater yet to see Interstellar, I recommend you stop reading, I don’t want to be responsible for ruining the movie for you.     For those of you who have experienced this great (yet over 2 hour-long) movie, you know how many questions it stirred in your mind after watching it. In the not-too-far-off-in-the-future Earth seen in the movie, you see it failing. Earth has been polluted so much that the people living on it are experiencing famine. As the underground NASA plans…

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Quick Fix Meals For the Broke College Student

Being a college student that is conscientious about what I eat has at times been difficult due to just how expensive eating healthy is. Thankfully I grew up loving to cook and bake, allowing me in these college years to understand the basics that have allowed me to experiment. I’ve listed below some of my go to recipes that have allowed me to eat healthy while still being on a budget.   Roasted Vegetables I love roasted vegetables I’ve found that so many vegetables taste delicious just by adding a…

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What Your Winter Coat Says About You

Winter feels like it is here; despite it technically still being fall for a few more weeks. Seeing college student interpret cold weather is highly entertaining. Here are my observations:   The Long Eskimo Puffy Coat with the Furry Hood I am guilty of this look, but lets face it, it is too cold to care about how silly you look. When walking through the never-ending wind tunnels there is nothing better that putting up that gigantic hood, buttoning it up over your chin, zipping your mummy body in, and…

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5 Tips for Keeping Fit this Winter

Winter is coming already it is getting darker earlier and the mornings are cold enough to make you need a coat. So as fall turns colder and winter will soon be here,the question of how to keep exercising in the cold arises. As much as we would all love to stay snuggled upon the couch and binge watch Netflix, it certainly won’t help keep you physically fit this winter. Give these 5 exercises and nutrition tips a try as the weather worsens.1. Work Out at HomeThis is a great alternative…

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Time to Lace up your Skates

Starting November 14th there will be a new place to ice-skate at. The fountains at Dilworth Park have been transformed into an ice skating rink for the winter. The rink will be open 7 days a week, including holidays, until February 22nd. The ice rink is roughly the size of the well-known skating rink in Rockefeller Center in New York City and includes a warming tent. The rink is set to handle lots of people as it prepares to open right next to City Hall.   The cost to skate…

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