Food & Health

The Best Free Workout Programs for College Students  

 By: Evy Gallagher  In the thick of the pandemic, many of us got on board with the trend of at-home workouts, both for mental and physical benefits. While some cannot wait to be back at the gym, others took a liking to working out in the privacy of their own...

Student Discounts to Help Save this Season

By: Cat Clinton   Students living on campus this Fall are likely trying to keep a low budget, and a few locations around town are making it easy. Whether your college experience consists of classes, a job or internships, it should be possible to save money and...

Eating Through San Francisco: Take Out

By Schuyler Rosson   I, like other college students, was looking forward to coming home for winter break and indulging in my favorite foods and restaurants with family and hometown friends. My Yelp page was filled with bookmarks, tagging new places to try with...

Ready. Set. Hike.

By: Emily Benito There is significant turmoil in the world today. If you’re anything like a normal human being, you’re overwhelmed, nervous, stressed out. How do you relax?  Hiking. That’s how you can de-stress. Let’s start this off with a reason to get out and hike:...

A College Student’s Guide to Cooking on Your Own

By Lillian Redding My sophomore year of college, I started cooking for myself. I enjoy cooking, but it was a bit of an adjustment. Shopping and cooking was a lot to take in at first, I’ve found that there’s something therapeutic in cooking - planning out...

3 European Cities Every Foodie Should Visit

Alice contributor Nora Wahlbrink is spending her semester studying in Prague, Czech Republic. While she is abroad, she will share travel tips and tales from her adventures. This post has been backlogged from her website. by Nora Wahlbrink, edited by Mary...

An Introvert’s Guide to the Gym

by Irene Richardson Imagine going to a football game but instead of the ginormous jumbotron displaying players, it shows you, alone, struggling to complete a task you have never performed. This sounds like some kind of nightmare, but for many introverts,...

A Reunion with Adas Polo

by Laura Pilat The winter chill creeps through the hidden cracks around the old windows. The air is brisk and cool, since an ancient heater on the other side of the apartment provides the bare minimum of warmth. The worn wooden floors are covered with Persian rugs...

Train Like a Cheerleader

by Carson Cook Picture this: You’re on the sideline in Bryant Denny Stadium. The crowd is deafening, and you’re floating high above the ground in the palm of someone’s hand. For most of us, that seems like a dream. For Alabama cheerleaders, it’s just...

Spinach, Artichoke and Chicken Grilled Cheese

By Mary Clay Kline We’re now in the height of football — ahem, tailgating — season. Though I enjoy rallying behind my college football team (Roll Tide!), what I care most about football season is the food involved: cream cheese glossed with pepper jelly and served...

Pumpkin Bread with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Swirl

By Mary Clay Kline I have always heard flowery stories of grandmothers who spent hours slaving over the stove, crafting creamy mashed potatoes, old-school style, with lots of milk and butter; multi-layered biscuits you can’t wait to sink your teeth into; roasted...

Jam and Tea Muffins

By Mary Clay Kline One of the happiest places in the Tuscaloosa area is a little tea shop in Northport called Tea Town Alabama. The owners, Jonathan and Becca, are some of the sweetest people I know. They also serve some of the best tea I’ve ever tasted. I’ve been an...

Thai Steak Lettuce Wraps

By Mary Clay Kline “So what’s that, like, a lettuce taco?” my brother asked, questioning what I was about to put into my mouth. I had to laugh. I’m not one to discriminate against tacos of any form — not even a lettuce taco. That food I was about to devour was not a...