Equality Across Gender Lines: Has Feminism Gone Too Far?

February 4, 2010 6

Feminism is a crazy movement characterized by the fight for equality regardless of gender. Although equality for all people is a founding notion in this country, it seems as though people are taking it too far on all sides of the argument.

The American Battleground: Taboos in Culture

February 4, 2010 1

There are certain aspects of human life that come with strong stigmas and social prohibition. There is often a moral or religious basis to the disapproving notions that accompany these stigmas or taboos.

Disabled Does Not Mean Incapable

February 4, 2010 1

There are millions of people in America who can be classified as “disabled”, and unfortunately, this term, comes along with a stigma of being unable to do anything without help. So let us be honest with ourselves, they can do a lot more without aid than people give them credit for.

Treat your body like a Temple: Body art and Self-Expression

February 4, 2010 0

Painters paint, singers sing; tattoos are just another form of self-expression. Tattoos are nothing new to society. Tattoos date as far back as ancient Egypt, if not earlier.
Everything in society can be used for self-expression. Hairstyles, clothing, jewelry, and even cars are used to reflect our personalities. These items are temporary though, while tattoos are a permanent addition to our bodies.

How to handle the spring semester

January 28, 2010 0

A new semester is here, and along with it come many grand plans to stay on top of school work, improve relationships, and get healthy. We plan to regularly call old friends and make new ones, to eat better, and finally hit the gym.

How to: Optimize and organize your study space

January 28, 2010 0

By now, we all realize that everyone studies effectively in different ways. We have those who need complete silence, and we have those who like to study along with music in the background. Some can not bear to take breaks, and want to get the task done once and for all. Others need to take several breaks throughout to keep them sane.

How to: Get the most out of life

January 28, 2010 2

Pick a major: We will spend the majority of our lives working, so it is very important to pick a major in a field that you will enjoy and find success in. Sometimes this can be a daunting, stressful task. After speaking with numerous professors, this is the general consensus on how to pick a major with ease: First, discover where your natural talents are. Next, you have to decide which natural talents bring out happiness and excitement in you. You should enjoy what you are doing. Remember to be realistic about your talents, and understand that there will be unattractive aspects to every field.

How to: Get (and stay) healthy, fit, happy

January 28, 2010 1

Staying healthy is not just about exercise. In order to stay healthy, you need to create good habits now, and avoid bad habits in the future.

It is a great idea to exercise at least three times a week, with at least 30-60 minutes of cardio a day. If you are a full time student at Millersville, the SMAC fitness center is free for you and offers fitness classes such as kickboxing, yoga, and “buts and guts.”

How to: Keep in contact with home

January 28, 2010 0

We all believed in the old saying, “we’ll be friends forever,” and we said “graduation won’t separate us.” But then we find ourselves two years into college with new friends and browsing Facebook to see what our friends from high school are up to. We find ourselves wishing that we kept in better contact with them and whether or not you can become friends again. Well chin up, there are plenty of solutions to help you keep in contact with your old friends and revive old friendships.

Campus jobs provide students with money, learning experiences

December 8, 2009 1

Not only are we feeling the crunch that comes with the end of a semester, but as college students, many of us are also feeling the financial crunch. Not only do we have to place focus and priority on academics, but we also have to deal with student bills, loans, and this mess we call financial aid.

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