The Renegade Rip

Get a grip

Jocelyn Sandusky, Features Editor

April 2, 2020

Living with family once you’ve transitioned into adulthood is a balancing act. You’re not yet dealing with the harsh realities of the real world, but you’re trying to prove that you’re mature and can handle yourself in tough situations. But the reality is, benefitting from this luxury can keep you from being self-sufficient, independent and productive, even in the mos...

Working out at home during the coronavirus outbreak

Jocelyn Perez, Reporter

March 25, 2020

The coronavirus has vastly changed the lives of many gym goers and some have been quick to re-adjust and adapt to stay committed to their active lifestyles. Many people have begun to workout at their local parks. Others are working out at home or going for runs around their block.  It’s easy to get caught up binge-watching a series or being on your phone all day durin...

Things you can do to make up for not paying tuition or rent

Jocelyn Sandusky, Features Editor

March 20, 2020

Since I don’t contribute to my household financially, sometimes my incessant freeloading takes a hit on my confidence. Depending solely on my parents to sustain my lifestyle makes me feel uncomfortable, useless and guilty. Their legal responsibility to care for me ended almost five years ago, but they still find themselves paying for my toothbrush. I am capable of getting a job, but the probl...

Waist trainers: helpful or dangerous?

Jocelyn Perez, Reporter

March 17, 2020

People who aspire to begin a fat loss journey look forward to seeing the results that all of those hours at the gym will give off, but working out might not be enough to get rid of those stubborn fat areas. Once people realize this, they often turn to products and alternatives that they believe will eliminate stubborn fat, such as the waist trainer. Waist trainers seem to...

How to be consistent with an active lifestyle

Jocelyn Perez, Reporter

March 9, 2020

If you find yourself moping your way into the gym every single time you go after a long contemplation of deciding whether to go or not, then you’re doing it all wrong. There’s no denying there will be days where your energy levels are low and the motivation is not there. The days where you feel you have no motives to work out as you did at the start of your journey, that...

How to establish independence when you still live at home

Jocelyn Sandusky, Features Editor

March 9, 2020

Living at home once I celebrated my 18th birthday and graduated high school was confusing. I was no longer a clueless minor; I was now a clueless adult, and it blurred the lines concerning authority. It wasn’t easy, but it was important to establish independence, so my parents realized I had grown into an adult that can make my decisions. I made it clear that I appr...

Co-habiting with family

Jocelyn Sandusky, Features Editor

February 20, 2020

If I had the money and resources to pack up all of my belongings and move out on my own, I would do it immediately, with no hesitation. Living with my family for the past 22 years has been horrendous, suffocating and tiresome. Our family dynamic is nothing short of dysfunctional and unhealthy, and ever since I can remember, I haven’t gotten along with my parents or siblings in...

Surviving executive dysfunction

Surviving executive dysfunction

Paige Atkison, Senior Digital Editor

November 20, 2019

While executive dysfunction can be a diagnosis in and of itself, it can also be a symptom of various disorders such as ADHD, depression, and bipolar disord...

The Mid-Season NFL awards

The Mid-Season NFL awards

Tyler Frost, Reporter

November 18, 2019

Ten weeks into the NFL season, we have a pretty good idea of what players and teams will continue to be big-time as we head toward winter. Though football...

Not all vegans look the same

Not all vegans look the same

November 18, 2019

It’s important to realize whether you are a vegan, thinking about going vegan, or not vegan at all that veganism looks different on everybody. It...

How to study with a mental illness

How to study with a mental illness

Paige Atkison, Senior Digital Editor

November 4, 2019

Studying when in the throes of mental illness can be incredibly difficult. However, there are countless ways to adjust your studying style to suit your me...

Midseason NFL power rankings and three-word game

Midseason NFL power rankings and three-word game

Tyler Frost, Reporter

November 4, 2019

We have seen a wildly entertaining NFL season thus far. We have reached the midway point in the season, which is a fitting time for all teams to assess...

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