Students find potential causes and ways to control acne breakouts


According to the American Academy of Dermatology, acne is one of the most common skin conditions in the United States, affecting at least 50 million people every year. Acne usually occurs during puberty and usually affects adolescents and young adults. Acne can be caused by  factors such as overactive oil glands, hormones, emotional stress and foods with a high glycemic load as well as sweets. In a non-scientific Spartan Newsroom poll of 70 people on Twitter, 44 percent between the ages of 16-26 stated they thought eating greasy food, sweets or drinking soda caused an acne breakout every time they digested these foods. Nine percent said their diet does not cause an acne breakout and 47 percent reported that sometimes it does. Sarah Bradford, 18, from Southfield, Michigan, is one of those people who watches what she eats due to acne breakouts from particular foods.

Sweetie-licious Bakery Café features award-winning pies

DEWITT – Got a sweet tooth or craving an award-winning pie? Sweetie-licious Bakery Café in Downtown DeWitt has you covered. Sweetie-licious was established in 2002 by Linda Hundt and has been thriving since. Winning national and regional contests as well as being featured on Food Network and the Today show. The bakery is known for their pies which has definitely been a popular item.

Ex-MSU basketball star joins with B Strong Fitness, opens second Conquest Fitness

Conquest Fitness has expanded by recently opening their second location in DeWitt and will have a Grand Opening Celebration on Thursday, February 23 from 3 – 4:30pm. Former MSU basketball player, Andre Hutson, started Conquest Fitness opening its first location in Bath in 2012. Later B Strong Fitness and Conquest Fitness joined together in opening their latest location in DeWitt. David Mollitor and Dr. Pat Quain were the owners of B Strong Fitness and merged with Andre Huston to open another Conquest Fitness and brought on the fourth owner, Scott Gillespie. “They’ve [Mollitor and Quain] always had this vision to add the sports performance end of it,” Michelle Mollitor said.