freshman 15

New study declares freshman 15 a ‘media myth’

A new study on college weight gain asserts that the oft-fabled freshman 15 is actually more like the freshman 2.5 to 3.5. Researchers from Ohio State University and the University of Michigan-Dearborn have deemed the freshman 15 a media myth, finding that college freshmen, on average, only gain about half a pound more than young adults not enrolled in college.

| Contributing Reporter

Study finds ‘Freshman 15’ is actually 2.7

Many college students are all too acquainted with the phrase “Freshman 15.” But according to a recent study on freshman weight gain, the Freshman 15 may be just a myth.

| Staff Reporter

Staying fit on campus

Due to the wide variety of deliciously unhealthy food available on campus at any time of the day or night, the Freshman 15 is a big concern for many students; here are some tips to avoid gaining weight during your freshman year.

| Scene Online Editor

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