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Feeling Sick? Studies Show Being Lonely Will Only Make it Worse

I can't decide if I'm lonely because I'm sick, or if I'm sick because I'm lonely...

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May 16, 2016

Despite What You’ve Been Taught, You Can Get Pregnant From This Sexual Act

So this is terrifying. Despite being taught that the only way to get pregnant was for the P to enter...

Jan 15, 2013

Does Too Much Money Make You A Lazy Student?

Students who have their college expenses paid for have less incentive to perform well because their financial comfort will provide them with a good life regardless if they perform well or not.

Dec 17, 2012

You Might Want to Switch Your Workouts to the Afternoon [Body Blog]

If you like to exercise early in the morning or late at night, first of all, I admire your dedication to your exercise plan. But you might want to adjust it.

Dec 11, 2012

Tuffy Luv Sez Kick Senioritis to the Curb

What can I do to be more motivated and inspired with my studies? I just don't know what to do. I've tried changing study habits, planning things out, and I've even tried to surround myself with people who have high work ethic and an energetic drive about school.

Nov 19, 2012

Is Bad Body Image Contagious? [Body Blog]

Think about it: how would you react if you heard another woman walk into the room and say, "I look fantastic today!" You might admire her confidence, but it's more likely you'd be throwing her some serious side-eye.

Nov 13, 2012

Is Music Better than Sex? [Sex in the News]

There always seems to be a new study saying that there is something that people enjoy more than sex. We've heard that people would rather give up sex than their smartphones and that the desire to check social media is stronger than a desire to have sex. So naturally, a music psychologist wanted to determine what songs people enjoy more than sex.

Oct 22, 2012

All That Sitting Could Literally Be Killing You [Body Blog]

Say what?! Sitting is worse for you than smoking cigarettes. I never saw that one coming. And another study supports these results. This second study measured total daily sitting time – not just TV watching time.

May 28, 2012

Could Drinking Coffee Help You Live Longer? [Body Blog]

I resisted coffee for a long time. I used to hate the taste, and I didn't want to depend on caffeine to get me through my days.

Apr 30, 2012

Building Muscle Without Hefting Huge Weights [Body Blog]

So is there still a value to the light weight, high rep workout style? A recent study says yes. The study, conducted in the Netherlands, showed that lifting light weights can be just as effective in building muscle tone as lifting heavier weights.

Jan 16, 2012

Body Blog: Puff, Puff, Pass

4/20 is months away. So why is it that you’re seeing people smoking weed everywhere you go? Maybe it’s because a new government study just concluded that regularly smoking pot, even over a period of several years, does not impair lung function. Really.

Dec 1, 2011

Dorm Room Workout: Quickie Study Break Exercises

When you’ve been sitting for a long time, it’s easy to get sleepy and distracted. So why not get up and do a little quickie workout? Working a little exercise into your study routine will get your blood flowing and help you concentrate. It’s a win-win.

Feb 25, 2011

Birthday Faves: The 8 People You’ll Meet in the Library During Finals

Although Finals Week may be a brutal task, at least it is reassuring to know everybody has to fight through it. And when I say everybody, I mean everybody. The library has become a home away from home for many college students, most of whom I could definitely do without.

Dec 10, 2010

Friday Faves: The 8 People You Will Meet In The Library During Finals [GALLERY]

Finals Week has officially crept into our lives like the Grinch who stole Thirsty Thursdays. I know I’ve spent the past three days straight camping out in the library, creating classical music radio stations on my Pandora and eating Wheat Thins and coffee for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Dec 7, 2010

How to Survive Finals Week 101

The last few weeks of the semester can get a little stressful. And not because you just can’t seem to find the perfect present for everyone on your list (or in my case because you keep getting distracted by Macy’s shoe department and never get around to buying those other presents), but because of finals. Remember those? Probably not.

Dec 1, 2010

Survive Your Finals Hell Weeks

The week after Thanksgiving break can always be pretty overwhelming. If you haven't started preparing for your final projects, papers, or exams yet, you might be feeling if you're drowning. And sometimes, even if you have gotten a good head start on your assignments, the fast approaching deadlines can be terrifying.