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August 13, 2013

Just Tell Us What We’re Eating

Silhouette of cheese burger and summer garden vegetablesby Amanda Orcutt

The American diet is currently a prominent issue, negatively affecting the health of much of the US population and resulting in issues like obesity and diabetes. Such problems are often linked to poor food choices. While what people eat in their own homes contributes to these factors, it is no secret that restaurants and fast food chains do not offer the healthiest meals. Instead, they are associated with quick but innutritious food. Although the occasional fast food meal may not be detrimental to one’s health, the average American eats out 4-5 times per week. Clearly, restaurant meals are a large part of the nation’s diet.

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August 13, 2013

MLB Too Soft on Cheaters

IM000248.JPGBy Matthew Moses

We have all heard the saying cheaters never win and I believe that to be true, but in Major League Baseball it seems that for the most part cheaters do not lose. Performance Enhancing Drug (PED) users get suspended without pay for positive drug tests but that still does not seem like enough to deter players from cheating. With the recent news of Major League Baseball seeking to suspend players who have been linked to Tony Bosch and the Biogenesis ‘anti-aging’ clinic in Miami, it makes me question if MLB is doing enough to maintain the game’s integrity.

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