Fad diets are nothing new. “Get skinny quickly,” “Lose 10 pounds this month,” and various other sayings of the sort plaster magazines at the grocery store and TV commercials for supplements and diets. What a lot of these diets have in common is cutting down on calories with the assumption that less food will equal weight loss. The dangers of such diets can be seen in eating disorders and unhealthy relationships with food. Not all diets involve cutting down drastically on just calories. The Whole30 diet is aimed at resetting your body to figure out if there are any foods … Continue reading The whole(30) truth about crash diets
Mardi Gras was celebrated on Feb. 28 this year, although for those in New Orleans, the celebration is weeks long. With Elon only a 12-hour drive from the festivities, it’s not uncommon for many students to make the drive for a weekend of celebration. For those not able to attend the celebrations in Louisiana, the Catholic Campus Ministry, in partnership with the Truitt Center and LEAF, held a feast on Mardi Gras at Numen Lumen Pavilion. The on-campus event featured a live jazz band, festive decorations and plenty of authentic Louisiana-style food, from rice and beans to a jambalaya mix, … Continue reading Season for celebration: Mardi Gras at home and away
Elon isn’t typically known for it’s success in fashion programs. But that’s the beauty of a liberal arts education–the skills learned in the classroom and through on-campus experiences can be directly translated into any field a student is passionate … Continue reading Elon’s Anna Wintour in training: Hannah McCarthy
Everywhere I look it seems everyone’s talking about sex. Talking about it, blogging about it, singing about it on the radio, having it. It’s one of the most crude elements of being human, almost as much as sleeping and eating. I mean, for God’s sake, slugs do it. So why is it something that keeps us awake at night, hands hovering over our keyboards, unable to articulate just how we feel about it.
It is almost too easy to return to what is comfortable. Be this our bed after a long day, our go-to salad at Sweetgreen, home for the weekend or dare I go there, an ex boyfriend or girlfriend. What I … Continue reading A relit cigarette never tastes the same.
Iris Apfel, renowned interior decorator turned style icon, and in her later years, mentor to young designers and fashion enthusiasts, brings more to the table than wild accessories and large-framed glasses. Her quirky sense of style and fearlessness to dress … Continue reading Iris Apfel
One Direction visited Boston at Gillette Stadium for the last show of the OTRA tour in the States. Naturally I flew 1400 miles in 30 hours for this. It was the show of a lifetime. And I cried. Continue reading On The Road Again — Foxboro, MA #photolog
Giving this semester a run for its $$$$ 😉👯💥💋 Continue reading Back to Cool
The summer is the perfect time to unwind, relax and read a few good books. The school year is always so hectic, not to mention we are already forced to read and take notes for all our classes that we … Continue reading Beach Must Reads