Month: October 2014

  • Two-time Olympian Bob Kennedy Has Another Go at the New York City Marathon

    Two-time Olympian Bob Kennedy Has Another Go at the New York City Marathon

    A long distance running legend, Bob Kennedy, will return to the spotlight this Sunday as he makes his way to New York City for his second attempt at the New York City Marathon, as reported by The New York Times. The two-time Olympian was the first non-African to complete a 5,000 meter run in under […]

  • Are Student Loans Killing the Housing Market?

    Are Student Loans Killing the Housing Market?

    Generation Y — those born between the mid 1980’s and late 1990’s — already have a lot on their plate between dealing with crushing student loan debt, a shaky job market, taking the perfect “selfie,” and growing up during a time in which reality TV has replaced MTV. Now they’re being blamed for killing the […]

  • Harvard Grad Hacks 2D Printer to Create 3D Printed Beauty Products

    Harvard Grad Hacks 2D Printer to Create 3D Printed Beauty Products

    A 30-year-old Harvard business school grad from Queens, NY, may just be about to turn the printing and cosmetic industries upside-down in one fell swoop. Grace Choi recently stunned attendees of a hackathon called MHacks at the University of Michigan by tearing apart an ordinary, 2D printer and converting it into a 3D printer for […]

  • Good News for the Pumpkin Craze: It’s Good for Your Skin, Too!

    Good News for the Pumpkin Craze: It’s Good for Your Skin, Too!

    The leaves have begun to fall and there’s a nip in the air. Fall is back, and you know what that means: it’s pumpkin season. Sure, there are pumpkins to pick and carve into jack-o-lanterns for Halloween. But in the meantime, there are pumpkin spice lattes to drink, pumpkin muffins to eat, pumpkin candles to […]

  • For Returning Veterans, Adapting to Normal Life is an Everyday Struggle

    For Returning Veterans, Adapting to Normal Life is an Everyday Struggle

    After their time of service ends, many veterans have a difficult time re-adjusting to the lives they led before going into the military. And a shocking number of these veterans are falling through the cracks as a result. A recently released study conducted by the School of Social Work at the University of Southern California […]

  • Residents Get the OK to Return to Campgrounds After Gas Leak is Repaired

    Residents Get the OK to Return to Campgrounds After Gas Leak is Repaired

    Emergency crews finished repairing a gas leak that required over 170 people to leave their homes at the Springwood Lake Campground on Wednesday. Residents were allowed to return to their homes as of 5 p.m. Thursday, when the Manager of the Stark County Hazardous Materials Team, Tom Garra, declared the scene safe. Firefighters arrived at […]