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Heartdrive: What to do when your major is mentally destroying you

Heartdrive: What to do when your major is mentally destroying you

Blossom Onunekwu March 14, 2019

Being a college student is rough, and most times it’s not very healthy. We’re raised in a culture that honors exhaustion and overworking because it means that we’re “working towards something.”...

The Heartdrive: Vaccines, A Double-edged Syringe

The Heartdrive: Vaccines, A Double-edged Syringe

Blossom Onunekwu January 30, 2019

In January, the World Health Organization listed the public and global health threats of 2019. Among them are threats you’ve heard of before: antimicrobial resistance, obesity, HIV and the flu. But...

Are My Antibiotics Messing with my Birth Control?

Are My Antibiotics Messing with my Birth Control?

Blossom Onunekwu November 29, 2018

It’s that time of the year again. People are sneezing into their hands without washing them. People don’t get the flu shot. People forget to use gloves while preparing food. And if you’re unlucky,...

The Heartdrive: How Fortnite can save us this fall

The Heartdrive: How Fortnite can save us this fall

Blossom Onunekwu November 17, 2018

Ah, Fortnite. Who doesn’t know about the free, addictive, hair-pulling online multiplayer game? The immersive shooting game might seem very childish and uninformative at face value, but it does teach...

The Heartdrive: Dealing with Depression on Campus

Blossom Onunekwu November 11, 2018

Content warning: The following article contains sensitive content involving suicide, depression and mental illness. Your parents probably warned you about the frat parties in college. They probably...

The Heartdrive: Safer Sex 101

Blossom Onunekwu October 8, 2018

According to an article from the AJC, out of the most sexually diseased states, Georgia weighs in at No. 4. You can choose to stay abstinent to eliminate your risk of infection and pregnancy. But...

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Heartdrive: Do Sheet Masks Really Work?

Blossom Onunekwu, Staff Writer September 22, 2018

If you know anything about the internet and skincare, you might have caught wind of the sheet mask fad. You’ve probably stumbled upon the #selfcaresunday hashtag with men and women looking like mummies...

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