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Just for the Health of It

Gavin Nirmaier, Columnist

April 23, 2015

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Routine is so important in life. It provides us with the structure that we need to be the very best at anything we do. Without it, we perform submaximally and do not reach our true potential. Think about routine in terms of studyi...

Just for the Health of It

Gavin Nirmaier, Columnist

April 9, 2015

Filed under Science

The fitness world is tough to navigate at times because of the extremes different parts of the community present to the general public. In some parts of the community, 21-day diets, CrossFit and foam rolling are all the greate...

Ronald Mumme’s students inspired by research

Tyler Stigall, Staff Writer

April 9, 2015

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Dr. Ronald Mumme, professor of biology at Allegheny College, describes himself as a behavioral ecologist and field biologist. “My job is to learn new things about the natural world,” he explained. “The more people know a...

Possible addition of fluoride to Meadville area water prompts community discussion

Amanda Spadaro, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2015

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The Meadville Area Water Authority anticipates voting on the issue of adding fluoride to the public water supply sometime in 2015, following the completion of the two new water towers on Highland Avenue. Despite the fact that...

Professor provides first documentation of chemical interaction

Amanda Spadaro, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2015

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In a journal article currently under review by the Journal of the American Chemical Society, Mark Ams, assistant professor of chemistry, explains an interaction that has never been documented before. The interaction demonstrates...

Just for the Health of It

Gavin Nirmaier, Columnist

February 19, 2015

Filed under Science

I get extremely annoyed with radio stations, especially the ones that claim to play “all the hits all the time.”  You know the stations I am talking about—they play the same ten songs once every three hours and then mix...

Just for the Health of It

Gavin Nirmaier, Columnist

February 5, 2015

Filed under Science

“It’s not about how hard you can hit; it’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.  How much you can take and keep moving forward!” This quote from the fictional bad-to-the-bone character, Rocky Balboa,...

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