• Posts Tagged ‘health’

    Her Campus Comes to Ramapo

    by  • October 17, 2013 • Features • 2 Comments

    PHOTO/ involved.millersville.edu

    By MICHELE MATTIA Ramapo College recently launched  a chapter of Her Campus, an online college magazine directed to female audiences. Two students, Angel Branco and Elina Tarkazikis, founded the chapter at Ramapo and have congregated  a volunteer group of staff writers on campus that write weekly articles, ranging from Greek life, to healthy options on campus...

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    Fitness for the College Students

    by  • October 2, 2013 • Features • 1 Comment

    "An Apple A Day..." Living Healthy in College.

    By NICOLE NIGRO A lack of hearty, home cooked meals or taking physical education in college, most students’ decline in physical fitness begins at the prime of their lives. According to the 2012 American Journal of Preventative Medicine research study on the health and fitness of college students, “more than half (54 percent) of adults…in the...

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    Fresh Crops or Chemically Enhanced?

    by  • May 6, 2013 • News • 1 Comment

    Genetically Modified Crops PHOTO/pvguide.org

      Ploch’s Farm of Clifton, New Jersey Next to a bucket filled with corn, Ryan Langan sat down on a bench while being able to explain what exactly makes Ploch’s Farm so special. He began talking about what chemicals, what machines, and what new technology that this farm uses to gain success throughout the city of...

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    A Day in the Life of Vegan, Marina Bisha

    by  • April 15, 2013 • Features • 0 Comments

    Veg

    By THOMAS DAVIS, ALEXA RIVERA and BRIANNA FARULLA Farmers Markets are not only local but a much healthier outlet to improving eating habits. Marina Bisha, freshman at Ramapo became a vegetarian at fourteen years old. Not only does Bisha feel healthier but she has much more energy than most people that she knows who eat...

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    Bloomberg’s Pull on New Yorkers’ Waistlines

    by  • October 3, 2012 • News • 1 Comment

    The standard 20 ounce sodas will become a rarity due to the ban said to take effect in March next year.

    Mayor Bloomberg’s Ban on large sodas has some realizing the sour side to sweet treats. By ASHLEY INTVELD Controversy over New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s large soda ban has stretched farther than America’s waistband; the measure has cast a spotlight on an America’s obesity epidemic. New York’s Board of Health, on September 6,  approved the ban...

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