The ViewPoint

Online Dating: To Friend or Not to Friend

September 5, 2013


Filed under Lifestyles

Now that Facebook has taken over the world, it’s hard to know the appropriate “friending” etiquette as it relates to the dating scene. I get this question all the time – “Should I friend someone after the first date if it went well?” The short and sweet of it is … no no no! When it comes...

Blue-Green Algae, Skin Cancer, and Food Poisoning O’ My!

Blue-Green Algae, Skin Cancer, and Food Poisoning O’ My!

Nikita Rector, Editor in Chief

April 26, 2012


Filed under Lifestyles

Schools out for the summer! This means beach parties, barbeques, camping trips, fireworks and lots of sun. What most people don't think of is the risks that come with the summer. Skin cancer, food poisoning, injury from fireworks and blue algae in the water are just a few of those risks. Skin cancer...

Cat Got His Tongue: It’s Leap Year!

Cat Got His Tongue:  It’s Leap Year!

Britt Young, News Editor

March 15, 2012


Filed under Lifestyles

Many women wait all their lives to find “Mr. Right”, but what happen when he is found and will not commit with a ring?  Good news girls Leap Year is here! The leap year tradition is booming, it was even made into a movie where a women went all the way to Ireland to ask her significant other one...

New Year’s Resolutions: Why Do People Make New Year’s Resolutions, and Do They Keep Them?

Brittney Means, Opinion Editor

January 26, 2012


Filed under Lifestyles

If you didn’t make a New Year’s Resolution, don’t worry about it.  Chances are you would have broken it anyway. 2012 is here filled with new goals, new ideas and new diet plans.  These resolutions may seem like a good idea and January may lead one to think it’s a new year and the perfect time ...

Missing a Loved One at Christmas: How to cope when the one you love isn’t there during the holiday season.

Brittney Means, Opinion Editor

December 13, 2011


Filed under Lifestyles

The holiday season is a very special time for people.   It is a time of thanks, a time of reflection and most importantly, it is great times spent with family.  However, for some, Christmas can be a sad time.  Spending time with loved ones is what everyone does during this time of the year, but if...

Celebrating What?

Britt Young, Ad Sales

November 15, 2011


Filed under Lifestyles

While most of the population is celebrating Christmas, others are celebrating another holiday called Kwanzaa. On the officialkwanzaawebsite states that this holiday is “an African American and Pan-African holiday which celebrates family, community and culture.” This holiday is celebrated December...

Seven Foods to Help Boost Your Immunity to Help Fight Colds and Flu

Seven Foods to Help Boost Your Immunity to Help Fight Colds and Flu

Caitlin Wilson, Web Editor

November 10, 2011


Filed under Food, Lifestyles

So you’ve been feeling a little under the weather lately? Well its that time of year, yep its cold and flu season. Here are a few foods that can help you fight the achy body, sore throat, ugh feeling: Chicken soup: Since you were a little kid you have had chicken soup when you don’t feel well. Don...

Foods you should not let your dog eat

Foods you should not let your dog eat

Caitlin Wilson, Web Editor

October 27, 2011


Filed under Lifestyles

You may share your home and even your bed with your pet, but its probably best to avoid sharing a meal with man’s best friend or any other pet for that matter. Here I have listed some common foods that are dangerous to your pet. Some you may know and some you may not. If you think your pet has consumed...

The official student newspaper of Northeast Community College.
Lifestyles