November is National Marrow Awareness Month: Why College Kids Should Care

We all know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. There are walks to raise money for research taking place across and the color pink has become just as popular in October as orange and black. Because of initiatives like these, public awareness about this horrible disease has greatly increased and we’re closer than ever to finding a cure and saving even more lives. There’s also another cancer fighting initiative coming up in November that could also save people’s lives and all it takes to help is a cotton swab.


Can Athletes Still Be Seen As Role Models After Ray Rice Scandal?

Will Ray Rice play football again in Baltimore? Quoth the Ravens, “Nevermore.” After being suspended two games for beating his now-wife, Janay, new and more graphic video of the incident leaked this week by TMZ. This led the Baltimore Ravens to terminate the three-time Pro Bowl running back’s contract and the NFL suspended him indefinitely. Now NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is embroiled in an investigation into whether he knew about this footage before TMZ leaked it and how much he really knew when he handed down that initial two game suspension. But this incident has also raised another issue that has not been touched on by most media outlets: Do athletes still make good role models?


One Hot Hobby: Small Cars, Big Obsession

When it comes to hobbies, some options are more affordable than others. For example, horseback riding and collecting classic cars are usually a little bit more expensive than stamp collecting or fishing. However, there is one popular hobby that could qualify under both of these categories. It starts out as a cheap way to have fun, but once you’re hooked, it can get much pricier. And all it takes to start this addiction is 97 cents.


The Dangers of Texting and Driving

Let’s face it, most of us are probably guilty of receiving a text message behind the wheel and fighting off the urge to pick up the phone and see what Earth-shattering update awaits our response. After all, what’s the harm in just glancing down for a few seconds to at least see who the message is from? What could possibly go wrong?