LIFESTYLE AND WELLNESS KAITLYN BROWN AND ELENE UECKERMANN
AVIODING STRESS DURING EXAMS By Kaitlyn Brown
Breaks For every hour or so that you work, take a 10 or 15 minute break. Let yourself do whatever
sessions. So you'll be using the
protein – like poultry, egg
primacy and recency effects
whites, low-fat dairy, lean
more. And you'll remember
meats, fish, or soy products –
with each meal. Protein satisfies hunger and also helps keep you
you want (check Facebook,
mentally alert. Round out
check out that guy sitting
your meal with fresh fruits,
nearby, stare off into
vegetables and whole
space, call a friend, etc.)
for those 10-15 minutes, then start working again. This gives your brain a little
rest and will help keep
Exercise reduces levels
you more focused when
of the body’s stress
you are actually doing
hormones, such as
work. There is something
adrenaline and cortisol. It also
known as the primacy effect and recency effect. The primacy effect means you remember things better that are in the beginning. The recency effect means you remember things better at the end. So that means you remember what you study at the beginning and end of your study sessions better. By taking study breaks, that will force you to break up one big study session into smaller
Eating right There is a link between food
stimulates the production of endorphins, the body’s natural painkillers and mood elevators.
and stress, but most people find
Endorphins are responsible for
their eating habits worsen
the "runner's high" and for the
during times of tension. The
feelings of relaxation and
brain doesn't store glucose, so
optimism that accompany
we need to eat to keep it
many hard workouts — or, at
running effectively. Maintain a
least, the hot shower after your
well-balanced diet, keep
exercise is over. Almost any
hydrated and make breakfast a
type of exercise will help. Many
priority. Try to include some lean
people find that using large
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muscle groups in a rhythmic,
an exam, even if it means
repetitive fashion works best;
studying for fewer hours.
call it "muscular meditation,"
Remember: research has shown
and you'll begin to understand
that a good night of sleep is
how it works. Walking and
more beneficial for learning
jogging are prime examples.
than staying up late cramming.
Even a simple 20-minute stroll can clear the mind and reduce stress. But some people prefer vigorous workouts that burn stress along with calories. That's one reason ellipticals are so popular. And the same stretching exercises that help relax your muscles after a hard workout will help relax your mind as well.
Sleep Regular and restful sleep is essential for good health. Sleep helps you feel less stressed and even helps you to maintain a healthy diet. While all-nighters and late-night study sessions may appear to give you more time to cram, they are also likely to drain your brainpower. Sleep deprivation hinders your ability to perform complex cognitive tasks like those required on exams. And it is unlikely that you will retain much information that you study while sleep-deprived. It is better to sleep the night before
Adapted from: http://www.collegefashion.net/c ollege-life/6-tips-to-beat-finalexam-stress/ http://www.recallplus.com/break s.php http://phys.org/news180195889.ht ml http://www.discovergoodnutritio n.com/2011/03/5-healthy-eatingtips-to-reduce-stress/ http://campusmindworks.org/stu dents/self_care/sleep.asp http://www.rediff.com/getahead /2006/feb/17exam.htm
STAYING ACTIVE ON A BUDGET By Kaitlyn Brown
Jogging Running is a simple, free way to keep in shape. You don’t
make sure to load up on lots of protein—bring some granola bars, fruits and other munchies.
need a gym membership—just
Swimming Who doesn’t like getting wet when the weather is warm?! Try lap swimming to get a leaner
This isn’t child play—jumping
look this summer. One of the
gym shoes. If you aren’t a
rope is tough stuff! After a run or
benefits of hitting the pool is
runner per se, don’t sweat it;
some weight lifting, tack on this
that weightlessness you
you can slowly work on
activity for a little extra full body
experience in H2O. This
increasing your stamina. After
workout. Jumping rope is great
weightlessness is great because
you begin training on your own,
because you work all the
as you swim, burning calories
consider signing up for a 5K run
muscles in your arms and legs,
and working your muscles, your
this summer. They usually aren’t
plus your abs, back, butt, and
joints aren’t even feeling it. They
very competitive (unless you
more. It’s highly effective for
get a much needed break—
want them to be!)—they're
weight loss, too.
especially helpful if you've been
two legs that work and a pair of
really just fun runs for fun people who enjoy working on their
This is perfect exercise for people who like to get out and get into nature. Check out some local areas where you can go for a long hike with a few friends or family members. If a female weighing 150 pounds hikes for an hour, she will burn about 428 calories. If you plan on exploring for a few hours,
Just get off that
pumping iron the day before.
Sometimes your mind needs a little TLC. Yoga is a great way
Whatever you do, don’t sit
to relax your mind while you
inside too much during the
work on your fitness. It's useful
beautiful summer weather.
for people who run and lift
Even if you aren’t up for quote
weights, because it helps
unquote “exercise,” it’s
loosen them up and keep the
important to live a more active
muscles from getting too tight.
lifestyle. Get out and take a
In many cities, yoga classes are
walk around the
offered in beaches, prairies,
neighbourhood, spend all day
forest preserves and other
on your feet at the zoo, or get in
scenic locations. It’s something
some vigorous shopping at the
that you should definitely take
advantage of, so do a little investigation and GOOGLE IT
BY ELENE UECKERMANN
STAYING SAFE IN THE SUN Adapted from: https://www.ec.gc.ca With the weather rapidly warming up, weâ€™re all excited to spend more time in the great outdoors. But while we might still be in for a few chilly days before summer hits full force, remember that fresh white snow can increase the amount of UV radiation you receive by up to 85 per cent. In the spring UV radiation from the sun can be very strong, especially when ozone depletion is of concern.
Elene Ueckermann In the late winter and early spring, fresh white snow can increase the amount of UV radiation you receive by up to 85 per cent. Protect yourself on the ski slopes or on the trails by wearing sunscreen on your face, and sunglasses to protect your eyes. In the summertime, consider doing outdoor activities such as swimming before 11 a.m. or after 4 p.m. Remember too that water and sand reflect UV radiation. Also, try to spend less time in the sun by finding shade. When you are outdoors, wear clothes that cover your skin such as hats, shoes, long pants and long-sleeved shirts. Protect your eyes with sunglasses that are UV rated and wear a lot of sunscreen on skin that is not covered. Your sunscreen should block both UV-B and UV-A and have a SPF (sun protection factor) of at least 15 or more. Be sure to reapply it every two hours or after swimming or exercising. In the spring and fall, UV radiation from the sun can be very strong especially in the spring when ozone depletion is of concern. When outdoors, wear protective clothing, sunglasses and a hat. Put on sunscreen to protect any exposed skin. Burns and skin damage can occur quickly and stay with you for a long time.
When should you start taking these protective measures? As soon as you know youâ€™ll be in the sun. We now know that it takes very little time for UV rays to damage your DNA, and increase your risk of skin cancers, weakened immune systems and eye damage.
REMEMBER Sunscreen expires! Sunscreens have a shelf life of 3 years. Never use expired or old sunscreen â€“ check the expiration date!
Sunscreen alone might not be enough! No sunscreen fully blocks UVA/UVB rays from the sun. If you have sensitive skin, wear a t-shirt over your skin to better protect against sun exposure.
Repeat, Repeat, Repeat! Sunscreen should be applied 20-30 minutes before contact with water or sweat, and it should be reapplied every 2 hours.
Ears, feet, hands and lips need sunscreen too! Each of these sensitive areas is prone to painful sunburning! Be sure to rub sunscreen onto the tops and bottoms of your feet and hands (especially when lying out in the sun). Always use a chapstick with SPF, and never forget to get your ears; the tips are extra sensitive to sun and can burn easily.
50 is the max â€“ 15 is the min SPFs higher than an SPF 50 have not been proven to be more effective. SPFs between 30 and 50 have been proven to be most effective when reapplied as needed/directed. Never use a sunscreen with an SPF less than 15 as it does not protect against skin cancer or skin aging and certainly does not protect against painful burns! Adapted from http://www.viewpoints.com/thegoods/Sunscreen:What-a-Lifeguard-Knows
SPRING CLEANING YOUR FINANCES BY ELENE UECKERMANN
With a hard year of studying behind us, many of us are facing increasingly empty bank accounts and the prospect of a hard summer of internships, minimum-wage jobs or maybe even a vacation that we’re not too sure we can even afford! Spring’s a great time to have a good hard look at our finances, plan ahead for the holidays and new year. It’s hard work, but it always feels great when it’s done.
Get rid of the clutter It's time to take a good, hard look at your spending from the previous year and figure out where you might have spent too much or bought stuff you didn't really need. Cut out impulse spends and you'll save big in the coming year. Organize your expenses by category. Then, set a monthly target for each and track your progress.
Check for cobwebs Monthly recurring expenses like phone bills can build up financial cobwebs fast. Have a look at your plans and see if you can make changes to save some money. If you always have loads of extra minutes left on your cell plan at the end of each month, downgrade and save, all year long.
Donate what you don't need Some people donate the clothes they don't need anymore. Set aside a comfortable amount you can live without and choose a charity to donate it to. Each month, we'll choose a charity to sponsor on our site so you can donate whenever you're feeling particularly philanthropic.
Make a new routine They say it takes three weeks to form a new good habit. Make this the month when one of those is consistent budgeting. If you can spend under your ideal limits all month long, you can do it for the rest of the year, too. Adapted from: https://www.kiboo.com/know-your-money/c/spring-clean-your-bank-account
What’s Going on in Guelph? Looking for something to do on the final week of classes? Here are some ideas: Kazoo! Music Fest Kazoo! is a Guelph based non-profit organisation interested in creating a fun and exciting space for live music and art within the community. Every April Kazoo! programs a 5 day music festival with 20+ artists. From April 3rd-7th you can catch live performances at multiple locations downtown. Tickets are available at the door or you can buy a Crony Pass (all-access pass) for $30 plus tax at The Cornerstone. For more information and the full line up, visit www.kazookazoo.ca
Elmira Maple Syrup Festival Elmira is home to the world’s largest one day maple syrup festival. There are multiple activities such as a pancake flipping contest, exploring the sugar bush, and browsing the mall for baked goods and craft booths. The festival takes place from April 7th from 7 am – 4pm. For more details visit http://www.elmiramaplesyrup.com/the-festival/
Your South Executives want to show you South Love one last time before the semester is over! The last Why Not Wednesday is happening this Wednesday, April 3rd at 9:30pm in the Prairie Hall Overpass. Come check it out!
Spread your JAMM! Attention Johnston, Artz, Macdonald and Mills Halls! Get ready to celebrate the end of the year with one last JAMM on Thursday April 2nd at the End of the Year Soiree! Come out from 7:30 to 10:00pm and enjoy hors dâ€™oeuvres, drinks, popcorn, cotton candy and desserts. Come end off your first year with your residence JAMMily under the lights of Creelman Plaza before the stress of the exam period begins.
STRESSBUSTERS 23 hours of quiet can start to get to you, which is why RLS and IHC are taking advantage of the one loud hour to bring you some great stressbusters to give you an entertaining study break. Look to them for information about what events are happening each night from 9:00 to 10:00pm.
UPCOMING EVENTS ON CAMPUS
Why Not Wednesday?
!Wal Mart Bus Trip ! Why Not Wednesday? ! JAMM Soiree!Stressbusters
Need anything from Wal Mart? East Hall, West Residence and East Village have a bus trip that will get you there for FREE! On Saturday April 6th, you can wait in front of the Dundas doors in East or the West Community Centre to be picked up at 3:00pm. Try to be sustainable and bring a reusable bag to carry your purchases!
By Nicole Dalli
Jays Care Foundation Interhall Council is still fundraising for the Jays Care Foundation, a charity run by the Toronto Blue Jays to provide kids with equipment and opportunities to attend camps and programs to learn to play baseball. Donate at your Hall Selling Table to help with the following: $100 - Help Send a Child to Rookie League Help us register a child for the upcoming Rookie League season. Your donation will provide campers with equipment, healthy snacks and an opportunity to be part of the team $50 - Baseball Gloves Help support Rookie League by providing each child with a baseball glove! $30 -Baseball Bats Give children and youth the opportunity to hit a home run! Your donation will help us provide baseball bats to Rookie League participants. $20 - Baseball Helmet Your donation will help us provide baseball helmets to Rookie League participants, allowing children and youth to play safe! $10 - Safety Balls Your donation will help us supply safety balls to each Rookie League team!
Want more updates? Check out your Hallâ€™s Facebook group to find out about Stressbusters your Executive and RLS are planning. For updates on the go, check out your Hallâ€™s Twitter account:
Artz Haus: @artzhaus East Hall: @easthall2013 Johnston Hall: @JohnstonHall Lambton Hall: @LambtonHall2012 Lennox-Addington Hall: @lennoxaddington
Macdonald Hall: @MacdonaldHall Maritime Hall: @Maritime_Hall Mills Hall: @MillsHallGuelph Mountain Hall: @UofGMountain Prairie Hall: @Prairie_Hall Watson Hall: @WatsonHallihc
Emily Lim and Jasmine Kaur
POP CULTURE HERD THE WERD
Recycle Those Old Winter Clothes!
SPRING IS FINALLY HERE!
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Jasmine Kaur and Emily Lim
POP CULTURE HERD THE WERD
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Food and Agriculture!! Butterfly Banana Cupcakes By: Rya n Sh oot
How to make it What you'll need FOR THE CUPCAKES: 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup butter, at room temperature 1-1/3 cups sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup milk 2 ripe bananas
ASSORTED DECORATIONS: decorators' icing, gumdrops, string licorice
FOR THE FROSTING: 3 cups confectioners' sugar 1 8-ounce package cream cheese 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1.Heat the oven to 375 degrees and line a 12-cup muffin tin with baking cups. Use a dry measuring cup to measure the flour, then pour it into a small mixing bowl. Stir the baking powder and salt into the flour and set aside. (Tip: To measure flour precisely, your child should hold the full cup over her canister of flour and use the flat edge of a knife to level off the flour.) 2. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs and stir in the vanilla extract. Add the flour and milk alternately, beginning and ending with the flour mixture, stirring well after each addition. Peel the bananas, place them in a separate small bowl, and have your child use a fork to mash them until smooth. Measure out 1 cup of mashed banana. Fold it into the cupcake batter until thoroughly combined.
3. Fill each muffin cup three quarters full. (You will have some excess batter.) Wipe off any spills with a paper towel. Bake the cupcakes for 20 to 25 minutes or until a knife inserted in the middle of one comes out clean. Cool in the muffin tin for 15 minutes and then transfer the cupcakes to a plate. 4. While the cupcakes are baking, make the cream cheese frosting. Cream together the sugar and cream cheese in a large bowl. When the mixture is smooth, beat in the vanilla extract. To tint the frosting, mix in a few drops of food coloring. 5. After the cupcakes have cooled, your child can use a plastic knife to slice the top off each one and then carefully cut each top in half. (Tip: To help prevent crumbling, make sure the cupcakes have completely cooled.) For each butterfly, frost the cut surface of the bottom of the muffin top, then arrange the two semicircles into wings on top (with the round sides of the semicircles touching). Frost the wings, then use decorators' icing to squirt on 2!
designs. Add a gumdrop head and licorice string antennae. Makes 12 Butterfly Banana
Spring Smoothies !
By: Rya n Sh oot
PEANUT BUTTER AND BANANA SMOOTHIE There are a lot of surprising smoothies that aid in weight loss, and this is one of them. I wouldn’t have believed that a peanut butter based smoothie could be all that healthy, but the protein is what makes it great. This smoothie is ideal as a replacement meal. Thanks to the peanut butter, you get plenty of protein, and all together, it’s like a peanut butter and banana sandwich! Recipe: Half of one banana 1/2 cup smooth or crunchy low-fat peanut butter 1/2 cup of non-fat milk 6 ice cubes 1 tablespoon of chocolate whey protein powder Place all of the ingredients into the blender and blend until smooth. STRAWBERRY BANANA SMOOTHIE Strawberry banana is my favorite flavor combination in all of life, so I’m really excited about this smoothie. Making it is simplicity itself. Cut up a banana, toss in some strawberries, add an orange for flavor, your yogurt, your ice, and voila! That’s all you have to do! Recipe: 1 cup of strawberries 1 banana 1/2 cup of lowfat yogurt or milk 5 ice cubes 1/2 of a sliced
Spring Cookie Pizza By: K rist en M e ndo nc a
Enjoy this spring looking pizza. Makes a great dessert for our first warm night of the year. With a cookie bottom and a lot of Spring coloured candies, you and your family will be sure to delight is this delectable spring dessert.
1 roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies
2 cups miniature marshmallows
1 cup spring-colored candy-coated chocolate candies
1/2 cup spring-colored miniature jelly beans
Spring-colored decors or candy sprinkles
Directions Heat oven to 350°F. Line 12-inch pizza pan with foil; grease foil with shortening. Cut cookie dough into 1/4-inch slices; arrange evenly in pan. With floured fingers, press slices to form crust. Bake 16 to 20 minutes or until deep golden brown. Immediately sprinkle marshmallows evenly over warm base. Bake 1 to 2 minutes longer or until marshmallows just begin to puff. Cool 5 minutes.
Directions Cut the lemons in half. Scoop out the insides
Use foil to lift crust from pan. Carefully remove foil from
Pink Lemonade Jello Shots By: K rist en M e ndo nc a
Enjoy these refreshing (non-alcoholic) lemonade shots within the a lemon wedge. These refreshing shots will be exactly what you need to cool down during our new hot weather. You can even substitute the pink lemonade with regular lemonade to change up the flavour.
Ingredients 12 whole lemons 4!
1 cup pink lemonade
Add the lemonade to a saucepan, sprinkle the gelatin over the juice. Let it sit for 2 minutes. Heat the lemonade over low heat, stirring, until the gelatin has dissolved, about 5 minutes. Pour into the lemon halves. Refrigerate until set, about 4 hours.
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! ! Movies!you!should!look!forward!to!this!Spring/Summer! The!Great!Gatsby!â€“!May!10th! The$ Great$ Gatsby"$ follows$ Fitzgerald6like,$ would6be$ writer$ Nick$ Carraway$ (Tobey$ Maguire)$ as$ he$ leaves$ the$ Midwest$ and$ comes$ to$ New$ York$ City$ in$ the$ spring$ of$ 1922,$ an$ era$ of$ loosening$ morals,$ glittering$ jazz,$ bootleg$ kings,$ and$ sky6 rocketing$ stocks.$ Chasing$ his$ own$ American$ Dream,$ Nick$ lands$ next$ door$ to$ a$ mysterious,$ party6giving$ millionaire,$ Jay$ Gatsby$ (Leonardo$ DiCaprio),$ and$ across$ the$ bay$ from$ his$ cousin,$ Daisy$ (Carey$ Mulligan),$ and$ her$ philandering,$ blue6 blooded$husband,$Tom$Buchanan$(Joel$Edgerton).$It$is$thus$that$Nick$is$drawn$into$the$captivating$world$ of$ the$ super6rich,$ their$ illusions,$ loves$ and$ deceits.$ As$ Nick$ bears$ witness,$ within$ and$ without$ of$ the$ world$he$inhabits,$he$pens$a$tale$of$impossible$love,$incorruptible$dreams$and$high6octane$tragedy,$and$ holds$a$mirror$to$our$own$modern$times$and$struggles.$$ Star!Trek!Into!Darkness!â€“!May!17th!! When$the$crew$of$the$Enterprise$is$called$back$home,$they$find$an$ unstoppable$force$of$terror$from$within$their$own$organization$has$ detonated$the$fleet$and$everything$it$stands$for,$leaving$our$world$ in$ a$ state$ of$ crisis.$ With$ a$ personal$ score$ to$ settle,$ Captain$ Kirk$ leads$ a$ manhunt$ to$ a$ war6zone$ world$ to$ capture$ a$ one$ man$ weapon$of$mass$destruction.$As$our$heroes$are$propelled$into$an$ epic$ chess$ game$ of$ life$ and$ death,$ love$ will$ be$ challenged,$ friendships$will$be$torn$apart,$and$sacrifices$must$be$made$for$the$only$family$Kirk$has$left:$his$crew.$$
Iron!Man!3!â€“!May!3rd!! Marvel's$"Iron$Man$3"$pits$brash6but6brilliant$industrialist$Tony$Stark/Iron$Man$ against$ an$ enemy$ whose$ reach$ knows$ no$ bounds.$ When$ Stark$ finds$ his$ personal$ world$ destroyed$ at$ his$ enemy's$ hands,$ he$ embarks$ on$ a$ harrowing$ quest$to$find$those$responsible.$This$journey,$at$every$turn,$will$test$his$mettle.$ With$his$back$against$the$wall,$Stark$is$left$to$survive$by$his$own$devices,$relying$ on$his$ingenuity$and$instincts$to$protect$those$closest$to$him.$As$he$fights$his$ way$back,$Stark$discovers$the$answer$to$the$question$that$has$secretly$haunted$ him:$does$the$man$make$the$suit$or$does$the$suit$make$the$man?$$ $ After!Earth!â€“!June!7th! One$thousand$years$after$cataclysmic$events$forced$humanity's$escape$from$ Earth,$ Nova$ Prime$ has$ become$ mankind's$ new$ home.$ Legendary$ General$ Cypher$Raige$returns$from$an$extended$tour$of$duty$to$his$estranged$family,$ ready$ to$ be$ a$ father$ to$ his$ 136year6old$ son,$ Kitai.$ When$ an$ asteroid$ storm$ damages$ Cypher$ and$ Kitai's$ craft,$ they$ crash6land$ on$ a$ now$ unfamiliar$ and$ dangerous$Earth.$As$his$father$lies$dying$in$the$cockpit,$Kitai$must$trek$across$ the$ hostile$ terrain$ to$ recover$ their$ rescue$ beacon.$ His$ whole$ life,$ Kitai$ has$ wanted$nothing$more$than$to$be$a$soldier$like$his$father.$Today,$he$gets$his$ chance.$$ $ $ World!War!Z!â€“!June!21st! Max$ Brooks'$ epic$ tome$ of$ a$ fictional$ time$ of$ global$war$against$the$undead$is$brought$to$life$ in$ this$ Paramount$ Pictures/Plan$ B$ production.$ Quantum$of$Solace's$Marc$Forster$directs$from$ a$ script$ by$ Changeling$ scribe$ J.$ Michael$ Straczynski.$ Brad$ Pitt$ stars$ as$ United$ Nations$ employee$Gerry$Lane$as$he$traverses$the$world$ in$ a$ race$ against$ time$ to$ stop$ the$ Zombie$ pandemic$that$is$toppling$armies$and$governments,$and$threatening$to$decimate$humanity$itself.$$ $ $
Good!Books!to!read!in!Spring! ! “Major!Pettigrew's!Last!Stand”!by!Helen!Simonson! Major&Pettigrew's&Last&Stand$by$Helen$Simonson$is$a$delightful$novel$that$takes$place$in$modern$day$ Britain,$but$has$old$world$charm.$When$Major$Pettigrew's$brother$dies,$it$opens$the$door$for$an$ unexpected$friendship$with$Mrs.$Ali,$the$local$shopkeeper$who$is$Pakistani.$As$their$relationship$ blossoms,$Major$must$confront$attitudes$about$class$and$race$within$himself$and$the$community.$It$is$ inspiring$to$read$a$love$story$about$characters$who$demonstrate$integrity$despite$their$flaws.$ ! “Beginner's!Greek”!by!James!Collins$ Beginner's&Greek$is$the$debut$novel$from$James$Collins.$The$story$of$Holly$and$Peter$is$a$simple,$old6 fashioned$story$that’s$sweet$but$not$treacly;$beautifully6written$but$not$precious.$In$spring,$it$is$lovely$to$ imagine$that$you$might$join$the$birds$and$the$bees$in$finding$true$and$fated$love.$ ! “When!You!Reach!Me”!by!Rebecca!Stead$ When&You&Reach&Me$by$Rebecca$Stead$is$a$young$adult$novel$that$was$released$in$2009$and$won$the$ 2010$Newbery$Award.$$When&You&Reach&Me$is$part$mystery,$part$science$fiction,$part$coming$of$age$ story.$It$is$a$good$pick$for$adults$to$read$in$spring$because$it$will$remind$you$what$it$is$like$to$be$young$ again$and$it$will$inspire$you$to$look$at$problems$in$new$ways.$ ! “Fire!in!the!Blood”!by!Irène!Némirovsky$ Fire&in&the&Blood$is$a$recently$discovered$novella$by$Irène$Némirovsky,$written$in$French$in$1941$before$ Némirovsky$was$killed$in$Auschwitz$during$World$War$II$and$translated$into$English$by$Sandra$Smith.$Fire& in&the&Blood$is$a$simple$but$well$written$story$of$village$life$in$France$before$the$war$and$the$passions$of$ youth.$The$setting$and$romance$have$a$very$"spring"$feel$to$them.$ ! “Middlesex”!by!Jeffrey!Eugenides$ Middlesex$by$Jeffrey$Eugenides$is$told$by$Cal,$a$hermaphrodite$who$was$raised$as$a$girl$until$ adolescence.$Cal$tells$the$story$of$his$family$of$Greek$immigrants$over$three$generations,$weaving$a$tale$ of$mythic$quality$that$is$at$the$same$time$as$down6to6earth$as$the$motor$city$in$which$they$live.$ $
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