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Fantasy Football Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em: Week 11

| November 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Fantasy Football Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em: Week 11

Coming around the home stretch of the fantasy football season. Week 11 is the last opportunity to make a push for the playoffs, so it’s crucial that owners know the matchups and the proper players to start. A sight that is hard to believe occurred last week. Although this was coming, Peyton Manning is no […]

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Fantasy Football Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em: Week 10

| November 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Fantasy Football Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em: Week 10

It’s week ten of the NFL season and running backs remain a mystery on a weekly basis in fantasy football. Most likely, the running back you chose in the early rounds of your draft is either out with an injury or has disappointed. But in the NFL and and fantasy football, the “next man up” […]

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Fantasy Football Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em: Week 8

| October 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
Fantasy Football Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em: Week 8

Midterm week of the NFL season is upon us. In fantasy football terms, the push for playoffs begin. Former pickup of the week Charcandrick West had a breakout game last week, running for 110 yards and a touchdown. As for last week’s pickup, Christine Michael looks to be behind of Darren McFadden on Dallas’ depth […]

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Fantasy Football Week 6: Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em

| October 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
Fantasy Football Week 6: Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em

Week five has come and gone in the NFL season and the landscape is beginning to look clear. The AFC looks familiar with three of the four division winners last year leading their division currently. While the NFC has newcomers like the New York Giants and Arizona Cardinals on top of their divisons. Fantasy football […]

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Fantasy Football Week 5: Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em

| October 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Fantasy Football Week 5: Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em

The first quarter of the season has passed and fantasy football owners are getting a better idea of where their team stands. The running back position has been a difficult one to predict this year. Atlanta Falcons’ Devonta Freeman, a backup at the beginning of the season, is the leading scorer in fantasy football for […]

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Fantasy Football Week 4: Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em

| October 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Fantasy Football Week 4: Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em

The injury bug has plagued the NFL season earlier than expected this campaign. Some familiar faces to fantasy football have caught the bug, especially quarterbacks. Tony Romo (collarbone), Drew Brees (shoulder) and Ben Roethlisberger (knee) have all went down with major injuries in the first three weeks. But with injuries come breakout stars, like Buffalo […]

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Fantasy Football Week 3: Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em

| September 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Fantasy Football Week 3: Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em

Week two has come and gone while some fantasy football owners may be questioning their decisions made on draft day. The NFL season is always full of surprises early on, so the panic button shouldn’t be pressed just yet. Without further ado, here are the start ’em and sit ’em for week three. Start ‘Em […]

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BYOB: “We Were Liars” By E. Lockhart

| April 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
BYOB: “We Were Liars” By E. Lockhart

“We Were Liars” is a YA mystery/romance fusion that takes place on the fictional private island of Beechwood, just off the coast of Massachusetts and owned by the ultra-wealthy Sinclair family. The story begins as Cadence Sinclair arrives for her 15 summer on Beechwood along with her mother, two aunts and the liars: cousins Mirren, Johnny […]

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BYOB: Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith

| April 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
BYOB: Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith

In a country ruled by fear, no one is innocent.   Child 44 is a crime thriller novel set in 1950’s Soviet Russia, the first of a trilogy. In a country that advertises itself as a crime free utopia, Leo Demidov is a MGB agent tasked to discreetly investigate a series of child murders without […]

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Feminist Friday: The dreaded job-hunt

| April 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
Feminist Friday: The dreaded job-hunt

There comes a time in every feminist’s life where he or she must take a break from fighting the patriarchy to succumb to it. I’m talking about job-hunting, and specifically in this case the dreaded post-college job-hunt. Like many other (soon to be alum) Niners, I am in the throws of what may be the […]

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Motivation Monday: procrastination, an unhealthy habit

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
Motivation Monday: procrastination, an unhealthy habit

Motivation Mondays are about more than just fitness and eating well. This column is about improving your mental health as well. As college students, we are more vulnerable to stress than the rest of the 18 to 25 year old population. The leading causes of stress for college students revolves around the overwhelming amount of […]

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Motivation Monday: five habits to form before summer

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Motivation Monday: five habits to form before summer

Forming a habit can take anywhere from 21 to 36 days. A lot of people dive into the season of skin by trying to abruptly change their lifestyle. However, a sudden change can set your body up for disaster and your for failure. The following are tips on how to slowly form healthy habits that […]

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Motivation Monday: meditate yourself healthy

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Motivation Monday: meditate yourself healthy

The title of this article may sound like the name of an Oprah’s Book Club reject. However the results of numerous studies suggest that you can actually lose pounds and inches from your body with the help of meditation. To under how this claim could possibly hold truth, you must first understand what meditation is […]

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Motivation Monday: six small meals

| March 9, 2015 | 1 Comment
Motivation Monday: six small meals

If you have ever tried to drop a few pounds, gain some muscle or have lived in the health and fitness world for any length of time, then you have probably heard this before: you should eat six small meals a day rather three larger meals. However, have you ever wondered why nutritionists, fitness coaches […]

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Motivation Monday: proper posture

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Motivation Monday: proper posture

In today’s electronic culture, proper posture is often ignored. We are constantly hunched over computers, tablets and phones. With hours spent in the same position, our fragile spines suffer greatly. The human spine consists of several interlocking bones called vertabrae. These vertabrae allign your body properly for sitting, standing and walking. In order to keep […]

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Motivation Monday: four ways to get more water

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Motivation Monday: four ways to get more water

For a long time, the “8 x 8” rule was the standard for the amount of water we should be drinking daily. This rule, enforced by doctors around the nation, claims that Americans should drink eight glasses of eight ounces of water a day. While this rule is easy to remember for children and adults […]

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Motivation Monday: be a pro at protein

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Motivation Monday: be a pro at protein

When it comes to nutrition, a lot of people focus on reducing their calories or minimizing fat grams consumed, while other people prefer to control the amount of carbohydrates in their diet. Although calories, fats and carbs are important, according to MetabolicHealing.com, protein is the most essential nutrient to your health. You may ask why? […]

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Feminist Friday: Loving the Day of Love

| February 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Feminist Friday: Loving the Day of Love

As a feminist, a lot of times we’re expected to dislike Valentine’s Day. On the surface, there is plenty of reason to hate Feb. 14, and all of the red and pink things that it stands for. Fight the patriarchy, they say. Abandon heteronormativity, they suggest. Maybe I’m a bad feminist, but I actually like […]

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Motivation Monday: one prep at a time

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Motivation Monday: one prep at a time

“If you fail to prepare, then you prepare to fail.” A phrase heard in the kitchens of many body builders, athletes and successful dieters. When it comes to your food, this phrase is correct. Meal prepping is simply cooking a large amount of food then portioning it out for a week or even just a […]

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Feminist Friday: Body shaming for everyone

| February 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Feminist Friday: Body shaming for everyone

I turned on my television Thursday morning with the sole intent to flip over the Netflix immediately (current obsession is Ghost Adventures. I love it). When the TV powered up, the very first thing I see is a giant picture of Kim Kardashian with three giant “W”s on her breasts and lower levels. No, I’m […]

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