5 delicious autumn inspired salads to eat now

Taryn Graham

Nov. 10, 2016

Eating healthy is an important part of our lives, as it should be. We all know how vital it is to incorporate a healthy balance of fresh fruits and vegetables into our meals, but what do you do when the weather starts to change and fall finally arrives for good? Do you stop eating your beautiful salads that are piled high with fresh leafy greens? Of course not. Cooler weather does not mean that you have to cut out salads completely. Here are five salads that will inspire you to stay healthy during the fall season.

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Speak out,speak loud: combating campus assault

Taryn Graham

Nov. 10, 2016

It would be wrong to say violence ends when you turn the television off or act as if injustice didn’t exist anymore, but if you reflect back on 2016 so far, one of the biggest topics that often dominated the news and blogosphere was the high frequency of assaults on college campuses around the country. In a place where many young adults begin to learn who they are and who they want to be while enjoying a comfortable freedom and safety among their peers discovered freedom and safety could not always be guaranteed.

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Spike Lee speaks at the U of M

Award-winning film-director, actor, writer and producer, Spike Lee, spoke to a packed house on issues surrounding the importance of education, violence amongst African Americans and politics at the University of Memphis Tuesday.

“We come from a long line of educated people,” Lee said. “Education will have to be the way for us to move forward.” The Morehouse College alumnus answered questions from the audience and addressed criticism surrounding his most recent film “Chi-Raq”.

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NRA to meet with U of M students

The National Rifle Association and students who favor carrying guns on campus for protection will hold an event at the University Center on Wednesday at 4 p.m.

The NRA’s university outreach arm and Students for Concealed Carry, a University of Memphis student organization, hope to discuss the Second Amendment and expanding carrying guns on campus — a highly controversial topic which many are against, including U of M officials.

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Social media important, but not changing minds

The next presidential election is less than a year away, and researchers are looking into the relationship between millennials, social media and voting habits.

More than 80 percent of the 18 to 34-year-olds said they get their news from YouTube and 50 percent said they used the popular image-sharing site, Instagram as a source of news, according to a survey conducted in March 2015 by the American Press Institute.

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