The debate of photo shopping vs. body positivity

Kristen Linnartz Staff Writer @k_linnartz The longstanding debate over photo shopping on the covers of magazines has a new spokesperson; Kerry Washington. She isn’t the only celebrity, though, who is unhappy with the magazine industry. Amy Schumer calls out Glamour magazine for considering her “plus size.” It’s no secret that body image is something not only women, but men as well, struggle with every day. … Continue reading The debate of photo shopping vs. body positivity

The Love Affair Has Come To an End in The Bachelor

Kristen Linnartz Staff Writer @k_linnartz   The long emotional roller coaster is finally over as Ben Higgins gave the big engagement ring to Lauren Bushnell on The Bachelor last Monday. It was an intense night filled with tears and love. The night started out in Jamaica with JoJo Fletcher and Bushnell meeting Higgins’ parents and they both made a great first impression. Bushnell set the … Continue reading The Love Affair Has Come To an End in The Bachelor

Taylor Swift, a Kim Kardashian Selfie, Erin Andrews Trial Headline Entertainment News

Kristen Linnartz Staff Writer @k_linnartz The entertainment world was a little quiet this week after the Oscars that took place last weekend. Although a lot of celebrities laid low, others like Kim Kardashian, Erin Andrews, Taylor Swift, and Hayden Panettiere took the spotlight. Taylor swift and her boyfriend, musician Calvin Harris, celebrated their one-year anniversary. The adorable couple kicked off their celebration with a chocolate … Continue reading Taylor Swift, a Kim Kardashian Selfie, Erin Andrews Trial Headline Entertainment News

Project Sustainability to Hold a Forest Park Zoo Cleanup

Kristen Linnartz Staff Writer Project Sustainability is returning to Forest Park this Saturday morning for the second Zoo cleanup. They helped Springfield College as a community’s environment. “Last year was the first time we had ever done it, and it was a great experience for the club members and the zoo workers. The members got to lend a helping hand to the staff,” said project … Continue reading Project Sustainability to Hold a Forest Park Zoo Cleanup

iPad Initiative Gets Underway with Kick-Off Event

Kristen Linnartz Staff Writer On Monday, April 13 there was an interactive session around the use of iPads on campus surrounding the theme of Humanics, a theme that anyone on the Springfield College campus practices on a day-to-day basis. In the Harold C. Smith room in Judd Gymnasia at 12 p.m. Elizabeth Morgan from the department of psychology, Kate Snyder from the department of Education … Continue reading iPad Initiative Gets Underway with Kick-Off Event