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New college study shows possible link between sugary drinks, colon cancer

New college study shows possible link between sugary drinks, colon cancer

Annette Varghese, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019


Filed under Features, In Print

For many years, obesity has been linked to higher rates and faster growth of cancer cells in at-risk patients. Recently, studies by a team of specialists from Baylor College of Medicine and Weill Cornell School of Medicine in New York have identified a clear link between sugary drinks and the accelera...

New strand of influenza impacts students

Annette Varghese, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019


Filed under Features, In Print

Usually, the seasonal winter flu would peak at this time in the year, however, officials are worried by the news of a new and deadlier swine flu strain that is becoming widespread in 48 states. Nationwide, there have been 26.3 million flu-like illnesses, 12.4 million medical visits and 347,000 flu hospital...

Studies show coffee may have health benefits

Annette Varghese, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019


Filed under Features, In Print, Science & Tech

Have a cup of joe, it could save your life. Recent studies have shown that coffee may lead to long term health benefits. According to Dr. Robert H Shmerling of Harvard Health Publishing, coffee consumption is linked to decreased risk of cardiovascular disease, including heart attacks and strokes. In...

Climate concerns raised in U.S. report

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

The Trump administration’s denial of climate change has not stopped government researchers from publishing their findings. The U.S. Global Change Research Program released its National Climate Assessment on Nov. 23. Containing contributions from over a dozen U.S. federal agencies and 300 authors, the...

Student exercise imperative for bone health

Annette Varghese, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Features, In Print

Break a leg ... or maybe not. Good bone health is crucial for athletes, both young and old. As a recreational or competitive athlete, bone health must to be well-maintained by eating healthy, putting less negative stress on bones and retaining the proper amount of Vitamin D and calcium. Poor bone...

Helpful, healthy tips about UV sun rays

Helpful, healthy tips about UV sun rays

Annette Varghese, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018


Filed under Features, In Print

Everyone is eager to get one last tan in the sun as the summer is coming to a quick end. However, there are many dangers associated with tanning both indoors and outdoors. Teens and young adults, especially between the ages of 16 and 24, are most vulnerable to contracting skin cancer from intense UV...

Guilford College News in Brief

Guilford College News in Brief

Yunah Kim, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under In Print, News

“Love, Respect and Empowerment” dance event recognizes National Sexual Assault Awareness Month The JPS/WGSS 350 Women, Crime and Criminal Justice class hosted a dance event on Tuesday, April 17 to recognize National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The event, entitled “Love, Respect and Empo...

Readers are responsible for choosing what they read

Readers are responsible for choosing what they read

Jayraj Jonnalagadda and Nathan Park

October 6, 2017


Filed under In Print, Opinion

NFL players protest police brutality. The new Travel Ban. Puerto Rico’s post-hurricane devastation. The world’s stories in the past week has overwhelmed readers. When people check on the weekly news, they get slammed with all these stories. With no way to read them all, it can seem like the world...

Drug policy improved, SSDP pushes for more

Joseph Patterson, Staff Writer

September 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

It’s been a major focal point during the first week back: Guilford College’s new and improved amnesty policy. Students have been lectured on the importance of this new rule everywhere from residence hall meetings to orientation assemblies. The updated amnesty policy, which protects students who...