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Activate Your Health Awareness

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Shraddha Patnala The Activate Lifestyle section, would like to take this year’s health column to the next level: making it relevant to those who want to see, or lead, a change outside of themselves; we asked ourselves about when did health begin to mean just fitness, exercise, and a change …

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Growing up female and black!

Michelle May  Growing up a girl in the black community comes with a lot of rules, expectations and pressure. We are expected to act a certain way, to do certain things and even sit in a particular manner. When curiosity piqued as to why things were so, the only response …

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Order is tranquility, and less is more


Shraddha Patnala  No one tells us that the student life is tough. The glamorous mess of university life, as depicted by most movies and books, gives us the illusion of control over the situation as well as the idea that it can be managed easily.  Well, they lied.  University life …

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Bookworms Choice Awards


Janais van Eck A mix of fantasy, suspense and crime and coming of age book suggestions for our fellow bookworms. Shadow of the Wind By Carlos Ruiz Zafon. “A secret’s worth depends on the people from whom it must be kept.” – Carlos Ruiz Zafon, Shadow of the Wind. Set …

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