Category Archives: HEALTH

It’s Time to Eat Your Veggies, OU

Chloe Ruffennach | cr584116@ohio.edu | Culture Staff Writer

Ohio University is a school that takes pride in diverse ideas and lifestyles. However, the school often drops the ball when it comes to encouraging unique eating habits. OU’s Culinary Services and marketplaces appear to not prioritize vegetarianism and veganism or have a complete disregard for these lifestyles.

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OPINION: This week in my existential crisis: Eating Disorders

Emily Gayton | Society Staff Writer |eg006616@ohio.edu

I distinctly remember my first learning experience about eating disorders in sixth grade. Everything seemed clear, cookie cutter, black and white: anorexia and bulimia. Either you did not eat, or you ate a lot and found a way to get rid of it.

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5 Apps to Help Get Your Sh*t Together This Year

Haylee Followell | hf211816@gmail.com |Associate Editor

By now, #newyearnewme and the throwback Instagram stories are piling up. There is something inspiring about the beginning of the new year, though. While it is important to self-reflect regularly, for some people (including myself) we need the new year to wipe the slate clean. This is the year we kick butt and take names, whether that be academically, socially or mentally. Here are five ~free~ apps that will help put you on the right track. Continue reading 5 Apps to Help Get Your Sh*t Together This Year

9 Tips to Make an Attainable New Year’s Resolution

Erin Gardner | Editor-in-Chief | eg245916@ohio.edu

2019 is coming in hot. A New Year’s resolution is nice in theory, but realistically they don’t usually hold up. Most resolutions are shallow, too vague and too big. Losing weight and saving money is an afterthought, and by next month, it’s a joke. FANGLE is here to help with nine tips to make realistic and accountable resolutions. 2019 will be your year. Continue reading 9 Tips to Make an Attainable New Year’s Resolution

Ending It is Not the End: World Suicide Prevention Day

Jacob Durbin | Staff Writer | jd250217@ohio.edu

September 10, 2018 is World Suicide Prevention Day. In this day and age, suicide and mental health are prevalent topics in our society. Suicide rates have increased over the last decade. For those who struggle with suicidal thoughts, there are resources available to them at Ohio University. For their friends and loved ones, there are numerous ways to reach out and offer help.
We are a family here at FANGLE. We understand how difficult living with a mental illness can be. If you think you or someone you know, is depressed or suicidal, please reach out. You are not alone. Continue reading Ending It is Not the End: World Suicide Prevention Day

Brazilian Waxes: A Walk-Through

Kailee Missler | Lifestyle Writer | km199116@ohio.edu

For those who don’t know, a Brazilian wax is a wax that takes off all the hair in your pubic and anal area. This sounds extremely scary, especially for people who have never experienced being open with their body around another human being. That’s not even including the pain they expect to come along with it.  This article will walk through the process of getting a Brazilian wax, what to expect, and is it worth it.

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New Year’s Resolutions for a College Lifestyle

Kailee Missler | Lifestyle Staff Writer | km199116@ohio.edu

With January almost over, many people forget about their motivation at the beginning of the year to keep their New Year’s Resolutions. There’s a misconception about resolutions—they do not need to be some huge life change, they can be small goals that are in everyone’s reach to achieve with a little bit of work.

Below are some of suggestions of small resolutions that will make you healthier and help improve your wellbeing.

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Your Essential Guide to Finals Week Self-Care

Sydney Dawes| Lifestyle Editor| sd983213@ohio.edu

Exams. Papers. Group projects. Presentations. Finals Week provides a hefty load of responsibility to college students. Although deadlines can weigh down on anyone, it’s important to find time in your busy schedule to take care of yourself. Here’s a guide to practicing self-care, even when it’s hard.

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Odyssey Nutrition: A New Health Option Arrives To Ohio University

Haylee Followell | Lifestyle Staff Writer | hf211816@ohio.edu

As a college student, it is often hard to juggle things like school, work and friends… let alone a nutritional diet. The freshman fifteen is no stranger to incoming students and although the dining halls are often accessible and tasty, they are often not the healthiest options. With new health initiatives, such as getting rid of the trays or trying to serve students meals with lower salt percentages, eating healthy is still a very problematic task. Odyssey Nutrition is here to change that.

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