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Getting started: fitness for beginners

Ana Yanes, Staff Writer

April 21, 2014

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Stop. That’s the first tip for anyone trying to start being active and exercising, according to “My top 10 running tips” at Fit for 365. Starting an active lifestyle is difficult, but there are some great, reliable sou...

Eating healthfully at college

Ana Yanes, Staff Writer

April 17, 2014

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“Everything here is served buffet-style, but just because you can doesn’t mean you should,” said Megan “Mag” DeVille, 21, a vegetarian dining healthfully at Columbia College, a women’s college in Columbia, S.C. Whatever...

I believe in keeping my curves

Ana Yanes, Staff Writer

April 14, 2014

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I believe that it is not the end of the world if your thighs touch when you walk. It’s also not the end of the world if they don’t. I am a woman. My body fights to store fat in places society tells me I should want fat...

College women need to fight fat with fitness

Ana Yanes, Staff Writer

April 9, 2014

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Sixty-four percent of women age 20 years and older are overweight, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s 98 million women whose lives are at risk. Being overweight puts women at risk fo...

Fighting Koalas begin tournament play in AAC

Alivia Seely, Staff Writer

February 24, 2014

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The Columbia College basketball team will wrap up its 2013-2014 season with conference tournament action starting Feb. 26.   “We’ve had a hard time on the road, but I have been excited about the little pieces that...

CC athletes make their debut as February kicks off the start of the 2014 spring season

Alivia Seely, Staff Writer

February 14, 2014

Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The athletes have been preparing all off-season for Feb. 3, as it was the official start of spring season for the lacrosse, softball, tennis and golf teams. The lacrosse team started its season on Feb. 6 with a drop to Reinhardt...

Athlete braces for hardship

Lydia Royals, Staff Writer

November 25, 2013

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At the Appalachian Athletic Conference volleyball tournament, Melissa Dixon back-peddles to reach a ball floating over her head. Her upper-body goes to the left and her knee to the right. She hears a pop, falls to the ground and...

College coach finds solution

Lydia Royals, Staff Writer

November 25, 2013

Filed under Sports

Nancy Powell has answers. She knows that the popularity of men’s sports overshadows women’s, but she has ideas about fixing that. That’s why, in an interview with Columbia College’s head tennis coach and certified...

Working for empty seats

Lydia Royals, Staff Writer

November 25, 2013

Filed under Sports

If you watch ESPN or local sports TV, you probably don’t notice what’s missing: women’s sports. Men dominate sports. Men watch men playing; sports coverage is directed at men. And men aren’t to be blamed for th...

The vegetarian debate

Raney Simmon, Staff Writer

November 12, 2013

Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Annelise Childers had a cholesterol level of 310 when she found out that she had high cholesterol.   Having a total cholesterol level above 240 puts you at higher risk for heart disease.   Childers is a 20-year-old...

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