Psychology Student Studies Negative Health Effects of Discrimination

By Juliana Scheiderer ’16 Can discrimination have an effect on physical health? Wilson Figueroa, a graduate student in health psychology, thinks so. Through his research in the Psychology Department’s stress lab, Figueroa is tracking associations between discrimination and self-reports of poor health in the LGBT community. His adviser is Dr. Peggy Zoccola. “I was originally just interested in stress and health, but then I read a … Continue reading Psychology Student Studies Negative Health Effects of Discrimination

Nestle Advises OHIO Students to ‘Vote With Your Forks’

By Juliana Scheiderer ’16 Acclaimed author and NYU professor Dr. Marion Nestle visited Ohio University to talk about food politics, as part of The Kennedy Lecture Series. Nestle ended her talk reminding attendees to “vote with their forks,” when it came to food politics, but not to forget to also “vote with their vote.” She used her talk, titled “Food Politics: From Personal Responsibility to Social … Continue reading Nestle Advises OHIO Students to ‘Vote With Your Forks’

Summer Brews

(Written for WineBuzz Magazine)  Summer’s in full swing, so we sought out well-balanced brews that refresh. From a lively porter and a fruit-infused stout to a crisp IPA, our picks are all Midwest brews, distinctive without overwhelming. Wolf’s Ridge Brewing Driftwood Session IPA: A destination restaurant and brewery, Columbus’ Wolf’s Ridge Brewing extends its reach with well-crafted beers now available in stores. Driftwood’s deep blond … Continue reading Summer Brews

Al Fresco Dining in the Short North

Group feature written with two other interns at the Short North Alliance. Below is my contribution: a write-up of Hubbard Grille and Bodega. Hubbard Grille Casual dining with an upscale feel can be found just a few blocks north at Hubbard Grille. This Short North favorite has been celebrated throughout the city since their opening in 2010, but as an al fresco dining spot, it … Continue reading Al Fresco Dining in the Short North

Wagon Wheel Motel – Cuba, MO

The delightful Wagon Wheel Motel is situated on the outskirts of the small town of Cuba, Missouri on historic Route 66. With cozy cabins lining the property and classic neon signs near the entrance, The Wagon Wheel Motel has a fabulous old-school Americana vibe. And rightly so, as it’s the longest continuously running motel on the route, according to owner Connie Echols. The small property … Continue reading Wagon Wheel Motel – Cuba, MO

Business Spotlight: Reverse Vanity Spa

Reverse Vanity Spa, a luxurious escape specializing in preventative and corrective skin care, is not your typical day spa. From private parties and bridal events to tanning and massage services, customers can expect a unique experience from the moment they set foot in the spa. As every entrepreneur knows, passion is key in running a successful business, and Nicole DiTommaso, owner of Reverse Vanity Spa, … Continue reading Business Spotlight: Reverse Vanity Spa