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Following Twain mono outbreak, university requires every undergraduate to buy personal Juul

In a statement released by Residential Education (ResEd) on Wednesday, the University announced new policies regulating the use of Juuls on campus. Starting with the Class of 2023, every incoming freshman will be required to come to campus equipped with a personal Juul. The move comes after an infamous mono outbreak in Twain that allegedly…

The Western diet is taking over, and multinational corporations need to step it up or step down

When I was seven years old, we went for a lot of family drives in our white Toyota civic. Occasionally, my dad would swing into the local McDonald’s outside WestMall. I’d order chicken nuggets with barbecue sauce, fries and a chocolate milkshake. When we got home, I dumped the nuggets in my pink bowl and we’d sit around the table munching on our meals. When McDonald’s left Trinidad in 2003, I was disappointed. Now they’re back, and I wish they’d stayed away.

Stressfulness of relaxation

Before college, I was never really into the appeal of things like yoga and meditation. Living in Los Angeles meant always driving past SoulCycle studies and smoothie bars. I couldn’t go to the post office without having to encounter swarms of women leaving the yoga studio next door. Of course, I was naturally distrustful of…