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All We Can Do Is Grow Old

There is nothing glorious about studying ageing. Unless you have found the key to stopping it, no one wants to talk to you! There are creams, diets, exercise regimes, surgeries, meditations, and more that all promise to hide, delay, or even reverse ageing- but let me save you the trouble and say you might as…

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Family Rivalry

The stuff of legends is underway just a few blocks from my apartment. OSU vs. Michigan at the Big House. This game is something people eagerly await the entire football season for and it is here. This year is particularly interesting as Jim Harbaugh and the Wolverines take on Urban Meyer and the 2014 Champion…

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Ann Arbor Love

This will be quick, but I have to sing the praises of the town in which I now live… The beauty! The people! The food! The trees! Wake up early one morning, preferably when it is just barely light, and wander around- it’s worth it.

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Diptheria, Listeria….Hypsteria?!

It’s hard to believe that my first year as a grad student is coming to an end! Throughout the last few months, I have found so many reasons to rediscover my love for Ann Arbor, none of which include the ridiculous cold of course! Compared to my experience as an undergrad student here, I’ve loved…

Is Alcohol to Blame For Sexual Assault?

No. That’s the short answer. The real, more complicated answer, is the result of a set of interconnected factors that have been tested and researched for many years. I learned more about this complex behavioral relationship at a presentation by Antonia Abbey, Professor of Psychology at Wayne State University. Dr. Abbey walked us through her…

Today’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium – Healing the Divide: Bridges to Community Health

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, “What are you doing for others?” –Martin Luther King, Jr. This is the spirit that suffused not only today’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium, but also Dr. Phyllis Meadows’ Health Sciences Keynote lecture, “Healing the Divide: Bridges to Community Health.” After a professionally-focused introduction as a nurse and…