The School’s Place in The Obesity Epidemic

Obesity. When someone thinks of this word they probably don’t think of a school, or the food that is served there. According to Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, about 50 percent of a student’s daily caloric intake comes from school lunch. In the United States, over 30 million students participate in the breakfast and lunch programs provided at school. There is no question that the school system could potentially have a negative effect on their student body’s weight. Perhaps they lack the ability to prevent unhealthy problems from occurring. Continue reading The School’s Place in The Obesity Epidemic

Asheville Housing Crisis

Asheville Housing Crisis

People love this city; that much is obvious. Asheville, North Carolina is one of the fastest growing cities in the entire nation, and citizens are rejoicing. Well, some of them are. The newer citizens are. Residents that have lived in Asheville for 10+ years are in a panic of sorts due to the lack of affordable housing units. Continue reading Asheville Housing Crisis