Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Jordyn Sava

An influencer’s guide to combating the ‘Freshman 15’

For new and old lions at the College, transitioning from home cooked meals to dining hall food can be a challenge.

Monday Motivation: Inspiration from baseball

The traditional fall season is an exciting time for any athlete, but plenty of sports at the College, including baseball, were left with the absence of their season due to Covid-19.

Monday Motivation: The women’s swim team

The women’s swim team has seen their season change in a plethora of ways due to Covid-19. Nevertheless, they dove into the uncharted waters brought on by the pandemic.

Monday Motivation: The men’s basketball mentality

At the College, student athletes have been faced with a different reality due to the pandemic consisting of virtual team meetings, workouts and bonding. Some athletes dealt with injuries or financial challenges while others used their time for self-improvement, increased family time and personal projects.

Student-run virtual fitness classes bridge isolation and workouts at the College

Before Covid-19 hit, sophomore nursing major Carly Baker looked forward to taking classes at the College’s gym nearly everyday. She has always enjoyed working out with friends, cycling for miles and running on the treadmill. Naturally, she felt terrible when Covid-19 stopped everything in its tracks. 

A journey to self love: Eating Disorder Awareness Week prompts greater conversation

Through lifestyle changes, fad diets and workout trends, diet culture constantly displays the message that being thin is the key to a happy and healthy life.

Student athletes react to delay of spring sports, Covid testing three times a week

With the Spring semester rolling into session with an in-person element, student activities are beginning their roll out. However, there will be a bit of a delay before spring sports are set to kick off.

College to tentatively allow sports teams to compete in spring

College President Kathryn Foster released an email on Oct. 29 with an outline of a hybrid plan for returning to campus in the spring, including information about sports teams.

Mental Health Services helps students virtually, continues to provide support

As the result of an online semester, Mental Health Services (MHS) at the College has adapted to supporting students remotely. The College reiterates their commitment to protecting the health and safety of its students, including their mental health. New programs are being offered to students, including racial trauma and coping with Covid-19 support groups, despite the services continuing to remain fully remote.

Students weigh in on NFL injury problems, show concern for eventual return to athletic seasons

In terms of players' physical preparation for the season, they did not receive the same amount of training as years before: no preseason, no minicamps, no organized team activities, no scrimmages.

Fantasy sports leagues connect fans across the country

Since fantasy sports got its start in the ‘60s, it has become more than a game to individuals.

Non-contact outdoor sports to return to New Jersey

With the arrival of June, New Jersey residents are preparing for an unorthodox summer. Events and social gatherings are still limited and social distancing measures are still being implemented — and many are left wondering what their summer will look like, especially when it comes to seasonal sports.

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