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Falling like flies

Did you know that falls are responsible for over half of accidental deaths in adults over the age of 65? Although for teenagers and young adults a simple fall will likely only lead to minor… Read More...

Pushing the limits of alcohol

On almost every college campus in America, whether you look up, down, left or right, parties seem like ubiquitous constants. At many of these parties, alcohol is present, and unfortunately, there are many students who… Read More...

Hoot’s winter in …

Iceland  Sabrina Chow Don’t get me wrong. I love being from the Midwest. The overly-polite stereotypes, flat lands and four lane highways are some of my favorite things to return to after being in Massachusetts… Read More...

Professors want papers, students want letters

Sasha Skarboviychuk  At the end of every semester comes this tedious time when you find out what your semester’s efforts resulted in: grades are released. Usually the registrar sets a date when you should have… Read More...

Say goodbye to UTIs

Did you know that over 50 percent of women will contract a urinary tract infection (UTI) at some point during their lifetime? In fact, it is the cause of over 8.1 million visits to healthcare… Read More...

The Hoot celebrates winter holidays

Hanukkah: Rachel Saal  It would be a lot harder to be a self-hating Jew if Hallmark would make just one Hanukkah movie. Christmas gets all of the good songs and all of the decorations and… Read More...

In search of a sustainable future

In today’s world, talk about climate change is everywhere. It is an issue that is increasing in its global importance, and is slowly becoming the center of world politics. Although the three R’s (Reduce, Reuse… Read More...

Beware of the strep

As infants and children develop, their immune systems are not fully mature and often are not strong enough to fight off many infections. As a result, these children are often vulnerable to many painful and… Read More...

Stay conscious

Imagine that you are working out at the gym with a close friend. You are both hitting the weights, with your friend benching over and you are spotting, making sure that the weight does not… Read More...

The Culture of Citizenship

What does it take to be a good citizen? When you hear that question, most people think about voting, however being a good citizen encompasses so much more than that. Learning how to be a… Read More...
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