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Demonstrators gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, June 25, 2013, in Washington, DC. The court is expected to rule on a case on the Defense of Marriage Act and other gay rights issues this week. (Pete Marovich | MCT)

Landmark marriage equality case set to be heard in federal court

Editor’s note: This story has been adjusted to correct an inaccuracy. Feb. 25 marks the start of a monumental court case that might change the future of marriage in Michigan and possibly the United States. Judge Bernard Friedman of the […]
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COLUMN: The meaning of it all

Amidst the whirlwind of Hallmark cards, teddy bears, roses and an endless supply of candy hearts, the true meaning of Valentine’s Day can be elusive to the naked eye. What began as a story of one priest’s heroic work to […]
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Tom Idema said the key thing that made him lose weight was keeping and actively using a food log daily along with exercise and supplement shakes.

Administrator Tom Idema’s weight loss first step in journey toward a healthy lifestyle

Weight loss is no light task for millions of Americans as the market is flooded by short-term fixes and crash diets, but one university administrator decided to change his life and watched the pounds disappear. Tom Idema, director of Student […]
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Nathan Clark

COLUMN: Entertainment should cost how much it’s really worth

I love all sorts of entertainment mediums. Movies, music, video games and books all call to me from every corner of the Earth, thanks to the Internet. With the exception of a few mainstream media companies who look for ways […]
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Being gluten-free challenges students’ shopping lists and wallets

As products labeled “gluten-free” flood the market, hardly anyone knows what a product’s lack of gluten means or how hard it is to avoid it. Gluten is a protein that gives dough an elastic texture and is found in wheat, rye, […]
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Students discuss varying eating habits around the world

From home-cooked meals to fast food, people will eat whatever they find satisfying. Just because something is satisfyingly tasty doesn’t mean people can eat endless amounts of it. Eating habits in the United States differ from those in other countries […]
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Choosing healthy snacks easier than it looks

Snacking on healthy foods in college can be tough when it’s easy to get caught up in the cheap, open-late fast food restaurants that are in abundance around Mount Pleasant. Students much rather buy the cheap food than make it […]
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Chinese food, noodles are what students crave for additional on campus dining

Chinese food, noodles are what students crave for additional on campus dining

Between dining halls, fast food outlets, coffee shops and vending machines, there are a variety of places to grab a bite to eat on Central Michigan University’s campus. Thanks to campus dining, residential restaurants and convenience stores, most students are […]
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The interior of Pixie Restaurant at 302 N Mission St. is seen on Thursday, Sept. 5. (Arin Bisaro | Staff Photographer)

Step into the past at the oldest place to eat in town at Pixie

It’s hard to miss the neon lights and bold colors of the Pixie while driving down Mission Street. The décor and food have made the restaurant a town landmark and rightfully so. Its doors first opened in 1948, making it […]
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McDonalds and other fast foods contain an obvious lack of nutrients. (Arin Bisaro | Staff Photographer)

Fast food lacks nutrients, provides students with cheap, easy fix

Two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions and a sesame-seed bun. For some, it’s a welcome part of American cuisine, an easy, tasty reprieve from a stressful day. For others, the Big Mac, and other fast food cuisine […]
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Eating on a budget: Students search for deals to save money

College is a great time to experience many new things, but it is also the time many people struggle with financial issues that encompass more than just paying tuition. Because of the need to pay for costly things such as […]
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Morning after: Students offer advice on best foods to nurse a hangover

Waking up Saturday morning, still wearing the previous night’s clothes and nursing a ferocious migraine, there’s only one diagnosis possible. Hangover. Whether it’s every weekend, or once a year, deciding how to remedy the pain the morning after a wild night out […]


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