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Big appetite, little time

Big appetite, little time

By: Rakell Merci The timer is set, the challenge is ready, and there’s only one thought running through Nathan Figueroa’s mind: Leave no crumb behind. Eating challenges aren’t unfamiliar to the 28 year old. He’s eaten a 10-ounce burger, a carton of fries and a seven-layer cake for the Kitchen

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Skincare in the Western and Asian Worlds

Skincare in the Western and Asian Worlds

Small, plastic particles found in hygiene and cosmetic products have been wreaking havoc for the environment. Despite the immense attention that microbeads have garnered in American media in recent months, we don’t often hear about these plastic exfoliators in Asian products. Some believe the Asian beauty product industry’s emphasis on

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Opinion: Getting Past the Stigmas Can Save Lives

I never thought cancer would be a part of my life. As a nursing student, I started delving into ovarian cancer research with only the intention of learning to help. It was a topic that garnered my interest. There are no diagnostic tests, like a mammogram for breast cancer, for

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