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Numbers on scale do not represent overall health

“I need to lose weight” is a phrase commonly said by people after they step on a scale and see the numbers that appear in front of them. With the holidays fast approaching, some may feel the need to restrict themselves from eating his or her favorite foods out of fear of their weight increasing. […]

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Increase in online shopping impacts local store sales

Online shopping has become the new norm in American society, making it easy for people to spend without ever having to leave the comfort of their homes. Instead of having to drive to the local mall and wait in line to buy things, everything is available to buy online. Online shopping retail sales reached $2.3 […]

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Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty promotes diversity

The recent launch of Fenty Beauty, created by Rihanna, is “the new generation of beauty” as its slogan states. In addition to appealing to Rihanna’s large and faithful fan base, the line provides a multitude of products for professional and everyday users while celebrating diversity and inclusiveness. “I’ve been working retail and cosmetics for about […]

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‘Ladies night’ empowers women

On January 24th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., the Rec Center was closed off completely to men to give women a night to themselves to focus on their physical and mental wellness. Ladies’ Night featured female-led group fitness classes—including Starlight Stretch on the roof with an all-female staff. This event did not only focus […]