Sustainable business The Northern Market and the 19-year-old behind it

At the end of each day, 19-year-old University of Cincinnati sophomore, Lindsey Zino, shifts her attention to her rapidly growing, environmentally sustainable business that has, within a year, expanded to reach clientele nationwide and in Spain. Juggling both a full class load and an online business, Zino proves that a degree isn’t necessary to have…

DIY Bird House

By Asha Brogan, staff writer & photographer Collect your supplies: As a college student, I tried to be as creative as possible. Instead of buying milk, simply pick milk cartons out of the local recycling, or for a slightly more classy approach, ask your favorite barista. Actual bird seed is best, but if you find…

DIY: Brew Your Own Kombucha

Kombucha is a “fermented tea beverage believed to have originated in China. Kombucha has been popular in different lands at different times, but became very popular here in the United States in the 1990s. Kombucha is similar to kvass, a Russian ferment made from bread, and is sometimes called tea or kombucha kvass (Katz, 2003).”…

DIY: 4-Ingredient Deodorant

How-To by Neal Patten, Lifestyles Editor Over this past summer, I decided to ditch traditional box-store deodorant brands in favor of going au naturel. I had made up my mind the emerging correlations found between deodorant and antiperspirant ingredients and various effects on the body were not worth the risk: Alumnium (to clog the pours)…

DIY: Henna your Hair

By Audrey Bonfig, CG Lifestyles & People Now that summer is in the air, it’s the perfect time to try out a fun, new hair color. But before you pick up that box of commercial hair dye, consider all the damage that it could potentially do to your hair. Commercial dyes are known to be…