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To meat… or not to meat?

To meat… or not to meat?

What animal products actually do to your body I stopped eating animal products. Hi, my name is Shelby and I have been sober from meat, dairy and eggs for seven weeks now. As a vegan I have noticed significant changes in my energy levels. I[Read More…]

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City of music and history

City of music and history

Vienna offers opportunity to experience rich living history Imagine walking down winding streets overlooked by historic buildings, feeling as though you had stepped back in time — at least until a car goes by and reminds you that you are still in the modern world.[Read More…]

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You are what you eat

You are what you eat

Female rancher raises grass-fed beef for community As college students we have all asked ourselves the exact same questions — “What are we meant to do with our lives? What do we want to do and who do we want to be?” Rachel Wilson knew[Read More…]

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Life is hard… giving up is harder

Life is hard… giving up is harder

Past experiences influence future decisions When I was a junior in high school, I was diagnosed with anxiety and depression. I wasn’t surprised — in fact, I was happy. A diagnosis meant treatment, something I desperately needed at that point in my life. When I[Read More…]

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From the ground up

From the ground up

Students help rebuild, restore after Harvey Lamar University students taking the Introduction to Construction Management course and other campus organizations partner with industry professionals and volunteers from Rotary Club of Beaumont and Rotary of Fort Worth to build a home and restore others affected by[Read More…]

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People: Night Hooper

People: Night Hooper

Abigail Gleason Wearing clothes as colorful as her personality, Abigail Gleason spins, the bright hoops circling around her. The Beaumont native is a night hooper, and can regularly be found twirling her illuminated hoops around town. “Hula hooping seemed like a fun, upbeat way to[Read More…]

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MBA student Kevin McGee shows his smashed coin collection of 2,100 coins, Nov. 1.

People: Coin Smasher

Kevin McGee Most college students save their pocket change in a mason jar or small piggy bank to save up for something special, but for MBA student Kevin McGee, pocket change is a treasure meant to be pressed with designs. The Orange resident says the obsession with smashed[Read More…]

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People: War and Peace

People: War and Peace

LaTroy Gable For LaTroy Gable, a dog is more than just something one takes for a walk or tosses a bone occasionally — his dog, War, is literally man’s best friend. The Great Dane, a Service Canine, assists LaTroy at school and at the Dallas[Read More…]

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People: Love of the Ring

People: Love of the Ring

Christopher Shroff Christopher Shoff is a fan of J.R.R. Tolkein’s “Lord of The Rings” trilogy. To be fair, to say he is simply a fan is like saying bacon is just meat. The sophomore theatre major says that he and his brother, Michael, bonded over[Read More…]

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People: Drone’s Eye Views

People: Drone’s Eye Views

Johnny Weakly Johnny Weakley’s photography has a bird’s eye view. The art education major’s interest started seven years ago. “I just picked up a camera one day and just started playing around with it,” he says. “I guess, it’s kind of in my blood. (My[Read More…]

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