consumerreports 2014

Healthy fun in the sun

Friendly reminder to apply sunscreen Brooke Roberts Guest writer Summer is quickly approaching and many of us are worried about how we are going to look in our bathing suits. But how many of us are worried about protecting our skin during those long summer days? Being educated and proactive in your healthcare can result…

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James Freed

A profile of Port Huron’s city manager Mel Buskirk Copy Editor “I couldn’t resist the idea of coming back to Port Huron,” James Freed said during an interview on Tuesday, Dec. 1. “I’ve always loved Port Huron. I love the people of Port Huron.” Freed returned to the Blue Water area when he became the…

Healthy and delicious can be nutritious

Frances Lograsso Guest Writer The holidays are around the corner, and many people are already planning their New Year’s resolution to lose the weight they will gain this season. Think about a different resolution and begin or continue healthy eating habits now. What a person eats or, more importantly, does not eat, is an important…

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The priceless gift

Preventing blood cancer Brooke Roberts Guest Writer Did you know that according to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society approximately every three minutes someone in the United States is diagnosed with a blood cancer and approximately every nine minutes someone in the U.S. dies from a blood cancer? Leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, and myelodysplastic syndromes are all…

Progressive muscle relaxation

Why it can be effective for you Amanda Prigel Guest Writer Stressed with the daily demands in your life? Anxious from having to juggle all of your responsibilities? Having trouble sleeping at night? Progressive muscle relaxation is a technique that can help alleviate these problems. A healthy and natural alternative to taking prescription medication, progressive…

An easier, cheaper trip

New app, “Carpooling,” seeks to simplify ride sharing Lily Petit Staff Writer Music blaring, car packed with friends, luggage and junk food, headed to a concert, a coast, or maybe even the ever popular Cedar Point. These are just a few typical road trip examples that the new app, Carpooling, wants to improve upon. Carpooling…

It’s no secret that winter in Michigan can get overwheming, but are you prepared for it?

Tips, tricks, and supplies for the winter Nick “Chico” Hernandez Managing Editor After the winter-wonderland-turned-Polar Vortex winter of 2013, no one should be taking any chances. By “taking chances,” I’m talking about being unprepared. Underdressed people are always the coldest, unprepared cars run the worst, and sometimes you just end up shit’s creek. With taking…

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Cajun Gator? Forgettaboutit!

Goodfella’s Grill now open in downtown Port Huron Nick “Chico” Hernandez Managing Editor If a mobster were to ever sit down and dine in Port Huron, Goodfella’s would be the first place you’d see him. When the Cajun Gator closed its doors, Goodfella’s owner Pete Norager, who also owns the Angry Bull in Kimball Township,…

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Downtown Delights

5 local restaurants your taste buds should explore Lily Petit Staff Writer Like many SC4 students, I grew up in the Port Huron area and have watched the downtown area spark itself into a fine area for food. However, many students are not from around good ole’ PoHo and may not know where to go…

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Everyone is welcome at the GSA

Gay Straight Alliance, a community for all Nick “Chico” Hernandez Managing Editor The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community, as well as straight allies, have found a home at the Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) Club at St. Clair Community College (SC4). The GSA has been at SC4 since fall semester 2009 and has helped…