Photo courtesy of Mika Inoue At 3:36 a.m. on Thursday, April 2, a smoke detector went off on the second floor of Towers. Students were evacuated and LA County Fire Department was dispatched. Residents were let back into the building after a brief inspection. DPS found that the source of the smoke was a burned out light bulb. The fire department was cancelled after DPS … [Read more...] about Burned Out Light Bulb Sets Off Towers Fire Alarm
Let’s Erase Athletic Stereotypes
I wouldn’t be doing my job if I didn’t confront some sort of stereotype this week. While I’ve done my fair share of addressing grievances of minority groups in America, I have done little to explore the labels assigned to celebrated groups on campus — especially athletes. While most of us realize that the image of the dumb jock is very much pervasive, I can’t shake the … [Read more...] about Let’s Erase Athletic Stereotypes
Pump Up the Protein!
Want to know a secret ingredient that will provide valuable nutrients, make you feel full longer and help you lose weight? I’m talking about protein! The benefits of protein are endless, and not just for athletes. Most Americans don’t have nearly enough proteins in their diets. Authority Nutrition estimates that the average woman needs about 46 grams of protein per day, while … [Read more...] about Pump Up the Protein!
It’s Time to Stop Talking About Fifty Shades of Grey
I don’t know about you, but according to my humble observation, the weekend of Valentine’s Day definitely got 50 shades darker. I am not referring to the hoards of vulture-like singles waiting for Feb. 15’s chocolate sales, nor am I referring to the actual film release. I am referring to the fact that everyone seems to use the personal choice of watching the film as a token of … [Read more...] about It’s Time to Stop Talking About Fifty Shades of Grey
Stay on Track with Fitness Apps
There’s an app for that! In addition to filtering photos and listening to music, apps can be a great way to stay on track with your health and fitness goals. There really is an app for everything including your diet and weight loss goals. Pepperdine junior Brenna Ardron says she loves using applications to enhance her workout. Healthy Hacks for Fast Food “Whether … [Read more...] about Stay on Track with Fitness Apps