You always hear about the oh-so-dreaded “Freshman 15,” but you’ve also got to worry about the “Sophomore 15,” the “Junior 15″ and the “Senior 15.” I definitely put on some pounds throughout my college years, and I wish I would have avoided this by just exercising on a regular basis. If I had done that, [ Read More ]
Tonight I ran across this editorial in the Huffington Post: “The Ones We’ve Lost: The Student Loan Debt Suicides.” Reading this broke my heart. I had no idea that this was a problem plaguing post-grads, and it scares me to think that this could become more common in the future. I certainly have more than [ Read More ]
Let’s face it: Being a college freshman is straight-up scary. Not only are you away from your parents for the first time, but you’re likely living in a new city and dealing with making a whole new set of friends. Being a new freshman and a college transfer is never easy, but if you keep an [ Read More ]
It’s no secret that college students party. But even though partying is a fun way to let loose, there is a darker side to the fun. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 79,000 deaths each year stem from “excessive alcohol use.” Although sometimes we can drink too much (and end up sleeping [ Read More ]
Whether you are starting college as a freshman or a seasoned student, you are probably trying to organize some last minute preparations before hitting the books for another year. Every student has a different objective for the upcoming year, but the steps to achieve them are often similar. We at College Prowler have compiled three [ Read More ]
You should be eating healthy in college and finals week is no exception (I realize this totally contradicts my last post, but after much retrospection I feel as if I have done a disservice to the collegiate youth of America by encouraging you to clog your arteries and slow your brains when you need them [ Read More ]
No feeling so well? Got a pouring headache or a sore throat? Before you reach for the aspirin, think about trying some natural remedies to heal your ailment. Before tossing chemicals in your body, consider some of the natural remedies you can find at your local grocery store and start the healing process.
If you’re sexually active and you don’t plan on having a child any time soon, you may have thought of going on “the pill.” Before you jump the gun and start a birth control regimen, consider the following pros and cons and how the pill will affect you and your body. Find out the potential dangers and benefits of taking the pill.