[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KkvZqhzaz0g&noredirect=1&w=560&h=315] Fifty-eight percent of college women feel pressure to be a certain weight, according to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders. Maddie Donner, a junior at Elon University, said it can be difficult being a woman on Elon's campus. "You walk across campus and you see 10 people you know and every single one is better looking than the next," Donner said.
The vegan stereotype is shifting. Once the image of crunchy granola hippies and tree hugging environmentalists, now associations with glamorous and beautiful celebrities like Beyonce and Gwyneth Paltrow.
Just 17 miles from Elon exists 13 acres of farmland. But unlike the other 8 million acres of farmland in North Carolina, this plot of land hopes to transform the lives of women. "The farm will serve as housing as well as employment for women who are coming out of and returning to the community from prison," said Tanya Jisa, Executive Director of Benevolence Farm. [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYvc2JYyIXc&noredirect=1&w=560&h=315] Executive Director, Tanya Jisa, founded Benevolence Farm in 2007 after reading an article in the New York Times about the high incarceration numbers in the U.S.
The language learning tool Duolingo can be used online or on any smartphone or tablet and it's helping people learn languages all over the world. Learning a new language can be intimidating and difficult, but Duolingo makes it easy and fun according to
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbA2cZGf_3Q Elon promotes an eco-friendly environment on its campus and the surrounding community.
83-year-old Billy Warren has been participating in the Alamance-Burlington Senior Games for the past eight years.
The men's and women's soccer teams are in spring training to gear up for the fall season, but over spring break, the men traveled to Spain while the women headed off to Costa Rica for an athletic and cultural experience of a lifetime. First year goalkeeper Matthew Jegier said going to El Clasico was his favorite experience. "People were lighting up flares!
Spring break is only two weeks away. Pair this quick and easy 10 minute workout with your normal cardio routine to get that beach bod ready! [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Csg3PWYSqHo&feature=youtu.be&noredirect=1&w=560&h=315] Abdominal Chair Hold- 1 minute Table Top Crunches- 30 seconds each side Downdog to Plank Leg Extensions- 30 seconds each side Mountain Climber Cardio Blast- 1 minute Low Plank Hip Dips- 1 minute Side Plank Hip Dips- 30 seconds each side V-sit Pull Backs- 30 seconds each side Leg/Arm Raises With Toe Touch- 1 minute Circle Abs- 30 seconds each side Figure-4 Hip raises- 30 seconds each side (halfway add upper body crunch)
Food bloggers and health enthusiasts alike have been buzzing about Kale, a popular superfood. A superfood is a food that is nutrient-rich and especially beneficial to health and well-being.
According to the National Association of Anorexia and Associated Disorders, 86 percent of students reported onset of an eating disorder by the age of 20.
I recently returned from a semester abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark and was able to sit down with one of the country's most famous singers. Thousands of teenage girls lined up eagerly for hours in the harsh Denmark cold, a giant line snaking around the concert venue "Vega" in Copenhagen.
Pandora's Pies is an Elon favorite where many students dine to eat delicious pizza. In celebration of National Pizza Day, Feb.
[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dD9TEvJK3UQ&h=315&w=560] The fall semester is a popular time for Elon juniors to study abroad.
Elon senior Suhail Nimji hits the gym at 5:30 a.m. He stays for two to four hours and sometimes goes twice a day.
[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U4NMYe0v9sQ&h=315&w=560] While we might not be on the beach yet, spring break is only a few days away.
In honor of St. Patrick's Day, here's how to make a nutritious and delicious green smoothie! These are the ingredients you will need: Handful of kale Half of an English cucumber (with skin) One ripe avocado One inch of ginger root (peeled) 1 cup of frozen mango 2 cups of coconut water Here are the steps: Wash the kale and cucumber Cut the cucumber into quarters Cut avocado in half and scoop into blender Peel ginger root Add all ingredients into blender and blend until smooth (may need to add more coconut water to make it thinner Enjoy this smoothie on St.