April 5, 2020

My Hopewell hospital visit was a nightmare. Please take this seriously.

March 16, 2020 Signal Contributor 0

I was checked into the ER at Capital Health Hopewell with diabetic complications on the night of Tuesday, March 10. As ER staff scrambled and patients poured in with masks and flu like symptoms, I was entering a state known as diabetic ketoacidosis. This is a life threatening condition that consists of one’s blood producing high levels of acid, which can destroy blood vessels and internal organs. […]

Media heightens hysteria over coronavirus

March 9, 2020 Kalli Colacino 0

It’s all you hear about on TV. It’s the latest and greatest thing to overreact about — it’s the coronavirus. The world has been on edge since December 2019, when the virus was first detected in Wuhan, China. And of course, the virus didn’t stay contained to China for long. According to Medscape, the first international case was reported in Thailand on Jan. 13. […]

Wawa vs. Sheetz: the great debate of the East Coast

March 9, 2020 Signal Contributor 1

As a student-athlete who spent four weeks on campus during winter break while operating on a limited budget, I know the benefits of having a Wawa nearby. My teammates and I would go to the Wawa on Sylvia Street after morning practice to pick up coffee and subs. This was a near-daily trip that we would take. Some of us made multiple trips to Wawa in a day if we didn’t feel like cooking another meal and wanted a cheaper option than what is offered at nearby restaurants. […]

The Chip: Planter’s ‘Baby Nut’ Wreaks Havoc on Small Arkansas Town

March 2, 2020 Signal Contributor 0

He’s cute, bite size and a menace to society. Not only is the reincarnate of Mr. Peanut bringing nut lovers of all shapes and sizes together, he is also single handedly destroying a small blue collar community in a suburb of Little Rock, Arkansas. Following the fatal death of the iconic Planters Peanut in January of 2020, this demon hellspawn is the result of uncontrolled consumerism and the glutinous amount of buffalo wings consumed each and every Super Bowl Sunday. […]

Introverts are misjudged, underestimated

March 2, 2020 Jane Bowden 0

The life of the party is a phrase that’s often used to describe extroverts. They’re people who appear to thrive in social settings and are perceived as friendly, outgoing and, many times, more likely to achieve success. Let’s face it — if someone were to tell you that you exemplified these traits, you’d probably take it as a compliment. […]

Hustle culture is toxic to mental health

February 24, 2020 Madison Pena 1

In recent years, posts surrounding “the hustle” have taken over social media feeds. This content can range from a motivational post telling you that you’re ready to “crush the day” to college students discussing the many business ventures that they pursue in addition to their school work. […]

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