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Parkland Fitness Center helps beat winter blues

Winter is arguably the least cheerful time of year. Freezing weather, grey skies, icy roads, and dirty, melting snow often make it difficult to stay positive during the colder months of the year.  Full story

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Lovett receives Award of Excellence

Parkland’s Athletic Director Rod Lovett was honored with the NJCAA George E. Killian Award of Excellence. The NJCAA George E. Killian Award of Excellence is handed out annually by the NJCAA’s national office to individuals who have shown dedication towards volunteerism, achievement, service, leadership and excellence. Full story

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Heartbleed Virus affects Internet security

Recently a flaw in the Internet code known as SSL was found, which allowed it to be exploited with malicious software, enabling others to steal information from individuals. Many websites over the past week have been updating their servers and security to try to work around the exploit, but for now it’s best to tread lightly while using personal information on the internet. Full story

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Diet tips for a healthy student lifestyle

The spring semester will be over soon, and many students are trying their best to deal with the stress of studying for their final exams before Summer Break. There are many bad effects that come along with the stress, including stress eating and sleep deprivation.  Full story

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Supreme Court upholds Michigan ban on affirmative action in state universities

The Supreme Court upheld Michigan's ban on the use of racial affirmative action in its state universities Tuesday, ruling that voters are entitled to decide the issue. The 6-2 decision clears away constitutional challenges to the state bans on affirmative action, which began in California in 1996. Full story

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Boston Marathon bombing survivor: My best days are ones others take for granted

Two days after the bombing, both my legs were amputated above the knee. A year later, I’m still unstable on my artificial legs, so in private I sometimes use my stubbies, small platforms that attach to the bottom of my thighs.  Full story

When a wave and a smile are magic

You know how you get into those moods where you convince yourself that the only thing to do when you’re absolutely miserable is to make yourself even more miserable, as if misery were some kind of contest? Full story