Weighing in on childhood obesity

America: land of the free and the home of the obese. This is how other countries view the United States. Granted, the United States does have an extremely high obesity rate, but obesity is a problem in other countries as

Not accepting people is a cardinal sin


Since his election as both Bishop of Rome and the absolute sovereign of the Vatican City State nearly a year ago, Western media has frequently focused on Pope Francis’ leadership role in the Roman Catholic Church. Francis, despite maintaining many

Last call for the Stags bandwagon

There has always been a concept in sports that has confused me: the hatred of intense fans toward bandwagon fans. Now, I understand that the people who follow teams all season know how the game works and know who plays

Don’t Ask Meg: Vineyard Vines

Dear Meg, I feel like I’m having a hard time transitioning into college and it’s not because I’m not making friends or doing well in school. To be honest, it’s because I don’t own enough Vineyard Vines. I only own

…As Overheard in Barone

“All of a sudden I woke up and was outside.” “Is anyone else scared of the turkeys?” “I swear I saw a leprechaun run across the Quad this morning.” “I was thinking of bringing one of the turkeys home for

Don’t Ask Meg: Registration

Dear Meg, I’m a transfer student and I’m really nervous for spring semester registration next week. From what I hear, registration here is very different from my old school and I’m not sure I’m totally prepared for it. I think