Known your currency when studying or traveling abroad

The experience of studying abroad has many benefits for students. According to a survey done by the Institute for International Education of Students, 97 percent of students who were surveyed admitted that studying abroad helped increase maturity and 95 percent said it had a lasting impact on their worldview. Before any student should jump into traveling abroad there are some things you need to prepare for. One of the many things is knowing your locations and keeping track of your money, especially when having to change currency. “Many colleges and universities in the U.S. make it so that students do not have to worry about money on a daily basis during their undergraduate career,” says Jarlath McGuckin, an enrollment manager for Council on International Educational Exchange.

Your genes may be to blame for binge eating and obesity

By LACEE SHEPARD
Capital News Service
LANSING — A recent study of rats at Michigan State University could lead to identifying a genetic cause of binge eating. An MSU psychologist gave two strains of rats – the Wistar and Sprague- Dawley rats – vanilla frosting for two weeks to see if they developed binge eating at different rates. Binge eating is an excessive consumption of food at one time. . The result points to a genetic difference between the two strains that affects how likely they are to develop the eating disorder.

Lansing’s Gone Wired Cafe

Located at 2021 E Michigan Ave. is Gone Wired Café, a cozy place to study, read a book or grab a bite to eat. The menu consists of worldly foods and caffeinated beverages all at an affordable price. Various street artists have painted its walls in a multitude of colors giving the interior a cheery and colorful feeling. The walls are also covered in local artists paintings and photographs, which can be purchased by customers.