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Athlete’s foot for everyone

Back in high school, I was nowhere close to being an athlete or somebody who exercised much. Personally, I identified more with the term “couch potato.” Surprisingly, however, a lot of my friends were on… Read More...

Happy kissing, don’t catch the kissing disease

If you have been on a college campus for long enough, you are bound to hear of someone who has mono or “the kissing disease.” Mono, medically known as infectious mononucleosis, is a contagious viral… Read More...

A holistic view on digital culture

With social media becoming a larger part of everyday life in the contemporary world, the sphere of digital anthropology has been growing and becoming more important. Digital Cultures (ANTH 138A) taught by Professor Brian Horton… Read More...

Use your common sense; don’t catch the common cold

Whether it’s the day of an important exam, or the week of your only vacation this year, the last thing that you want plaguing your body is a cold. Unfortunately, the characteristic runny nose, scratchy… Read More...

Happy flu season

We’ve all been waiting for it, we’ve all been excited for it, and now it is almost here! Since the flu season is right around the corner, I figured it would be a good idea… Read More...

When someone’s choking…

While eating out at a restaurant and relaxing with your friends and family, one of the last things on your mind would be the presence of a hazard, such as choking. However, according to the… Read More...

A life-saving proposal

Do you ever have those days that are supposed to be perfect but then everything goes wrong and your perfect day turns into your perfect nightmare? Well, my fourteenth birthday was a day like that.… Read More...

Washing sustainability away

Brandeis students are very busy people. It is not surprising that amid seven majors, five minors, being a part of eleven clubs, going to nine recitations per week and trying to squeeze in a few… Read More...

An economic education, please?

According to the Council for Economic Education’s annual Survey, only 22 states in the U.S. require that students at public high schools take an economics class before they graduate. Global statistics are hard to find,… Read More...

We are afraid to offend people, but not afraid to offend the environment

When plastic was first popularized in the 1960’s, it was cheap, malleable and light, which proved to be extremely economically beneficial to corporations and businesses across the globe. Due to the benefits of plastic, plastic… Read More...
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