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RU Home for the Summer: Stafford, Va.

There are five high schools in my county, and every spring the juniors at each one develop a very particular kind of restlessness. As their glorious last year — and the reality of college and the future — approaches, they all make the same passionate declaration.

Welcome to Stafford. Photo by Rachel Klein.
Welcome to Stafford. Photo by Rachel Klein.

“I can’t wait to get out of Stafford,” they say. Continue reading RU Home for the Summer: Stafford, Va.

When did junk food become healthy?

You’ve probably gone into the grocery store and seen all the health labels posted on prepackaged food. There’s yogurt that improves immunity and digestion, heart healthy cereal and even pomegranate juice that claims to do everything from lowering cholesterol to alleviating erectile dysfunction. Could we see a decline in health problems with all this apparently healthy food on the market? The problem is that most of these food labels are misleading or downright false. Continue reading When did junk food become healthy?