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Cheaper fitness options for college students

Students should consider more affordable fitness options aside from costly gyms. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Imani Smith

November 8, 2018

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle with a consistent workout plan in college can be challenging; gym costs don’t make this any easier. Most gym memberships cost anywhere from $30 to $360 a month and for most college students, those numbers are far too high to keep up with. Sofia Brodskaya, a biolo...

Opinion: Strengthening your body strengthens your brain

Some college students might feel like they don't have time for the gym, but they might perform better in the classroom if they took some time to regularly exercise. (Illustration by Allante Morris)

Matthew Nobert

April 11, 2016

Exercise is one of the most beneficial things that you can do to stimulate and strengthen your brain. For college students, these benefits can carry over to the classroom, but the number of college students that hit the gym is low. Some people might find that sitting in lecture halls for hours on...

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