Archive for Lifestyles

Sleeping habits for college students

March 19, 2015 Comments

Krista Hague

Like most students at Missouri Western, senior Cameron Toliver would find herself constantly waking up tired, suffering through classes and not being able to sleep until two in the morning, just to relive the cycle all over again. It was not until Toliver visited a pulmonologist after a sleep study that she learned how often […]

Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning

March 19, 2015 Comments

Jill Oswald

Armed with a cup of coffee and Kendrick Lamar’s newest album, take on these easy spring-cleaning projects. When we all emerge from our winter caves, you’ll feel ready for the new season. With it beginning to be allergy season, I can already feel my eyes start to water and itch, along with sneezing every five […]

Let’s Hit The Gym

March 19, 2015 Comments

Jill Oswald

Finding motivation to hit the gym is never easy, especially after a hard day of stressing out about life in general. College is much more competitive than it was a generation ago. Midterms, finals, class projects and work schedules are just some of the things pressuring our time. Granted, we may bring part of the […]

Get Kinected to fitness games

Get Kinected to fitness games

March 19, 2015 Comments

Mason Marshall

When Nintendo first released the Wii, it revolutionized video games into something nobody could have predicted: fitness in video games. When anyone thinks of video games, they usually correlate them as an unhealthy habit. However, Nintendo disproved this by introducing a series of fitness games and the popular Wii Fit. The Wii Fit was one […]

Western student invents microscope adapter for smart phones

Western student invents microscope adapter for smart phones

February 26, 2015 Comments

Brent Rosenauer

Sophomore Justin Turner presented his homemade invention to a classroom of genetics students on Tuesday, Feb. 17. The “Just In Time” Adapter is an adapter for microscopes that allows students to take pictures of specimens on a slide using their smart phones. Turner described the inventing process as “extremely independent.” “I saw a need and […]

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