This is the concluding part in a series on drugs and behavior by Sammy Trick, Andrea Rognlien, Karina Johnson, Karlee McCoy, students at Concordia College for Psychology 324. For the first part of this series, click here. Last issue, we submitted a letter to the editor of The Concordian with someContinue Reading

This is the first in a two part series on drugs and behavior by Sammy Trick, Andrea Rognlien, Karina Johnson, Karlee McCoy, students at Concordia College for Psychology 324. The following are snippets of information pertaining to the risk factors for potential alcoholism, information about alcohol consumption, and the categoriesContinue Reading

This Letter to the Editors was submitted by Jamie Levine, the Dining Services Nutrition Assistant at Concordia College. For years, vitamin D’s claim to fame has been its role in bone health. But researchers have found even more health benefits. The Institute of Medicine just recently increased the recommended vitaminContinue Reading

This Letter to the Editor was submitted by Hannah Tower, Dining Services Nutrition Assistant at Concordia College. There are currently over 7 million people in the United States who follow a vegetarian diet and over 22 million who follow a vegetarian-inclined diet. A 2010 study found that three percent ofContinue Reading

This Letter to the Editor was submitted by Kelsay Peterson, Dining Services Nutrition Assistant at Concordia College. In June 2011, First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack unveiled the MyPlate icon, replacing the previous MyPyramid. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, “MyPlate is part of aContinue Reading