Wellness services offers simple steps to nutrition and weight loss

 Megan McGuffey from Wellness Services is a registered dietitian at Boise State who offers one-on-one counseling to both students and faculty. She also has a booth at the Recreational Center Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. The simple steps she advises to students  are: “Make the declaration to not diet,” McGuffey said. “Often times, people’s diet mentality falls short of sustainability, so when someone’s goal is attained they return to their old eating habits and gain the weight right back. The problem with diets is not losing weight but maintaining weight.” Connor Griffith, a junior studying exercise science, doesn’t always ...

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Spring Fling artists announced

This year’s Spring Fling artists have been announced. There will be a lineup of several artists, featuring headliners Cash Cash. Local Boise band Jupiter Holiday will be performing their psychadelic jam-rock, followed by Oregon hip-hop artist MOsley WOtta. This year, local Boise dance crew The Armada ID will be performing. The Armada ID have been a part of Shades of Black, The Boise Music Festival, and have performed at a Tyga concert. Seattle band Eclectic Approach will also perform their unique blend of rock/funk/hip-hop. This year’s headliner for Spring Fling is Cash Cash. Hailing from New Jersey, Jean Paul Makhlouf, Alex Makhlouf ...

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Super (2010) – Movie Review

Jake’s movie clip of the day: http://youtu.be/pFriRcIwqNU Jake’s song of the day: http://youtu.be/jWkMhCLkVOg Warning: This post contains spoilers!! Shut up, crime! “Super,” the movie review, is here! Before I started writing my latest movie review, I was going to focus on an 80s classic, but that’s going to have to come later, because “Super” seems to have caught my attention. The movie was filmed in the year 2010, released in April 2011. This was around the same time the first “Kick-Ass” movie hit the box-office. Being another superhero movie similar to “Kick-Ass,” “Super” was trapped in its casted shadow. Even when ...

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I’m recovering from the FOMO

I had FOMO (fear of missing out). Some would say I still suffer from the FOMO. I’d say I am a recovering from the FOMO. I remember creating my Facebook profile during my senior year of high school. It was taking over Myspace and we’d all rush home, just to sit and stare at the screen. But that was how we communicated, through statuses, messages, and comments. Looking back, I would spend hours sitting at my computer, waiting for my Facebook feed to update, hoping someone would post something interesting just so I could be the first person to “like” ...

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City buses are unreasonable for students

Imagine a scenario where your car breaks down and you don’t have the money to fix it. You live out in the suburbs and regularly commute downtown to attend classes and are now forced to find another way to get around. Suddenly you remember that Boise has a public transit system called ValleyRide prompting  you to hop online to see if you can take the bus to school. Boise State includes a bus pass with your school ID so maybe going without a car won’t be so bad. Your optimistic attitude soon turns sour when you realize most buses run ...

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