The Orion

Explore myth of ‘freshman 15’

Junior Marshall Bars and freshman Bear Braud, both business management majors, enjoy lunch in the BMU Marketplace. Photo credit: Veronica Hodur

Julie Ramos

September 3, 2014

Some say it’s a fact, others say it’s a myth, and whether you believe it or not, the idea of the "freshman 15" circulates around college campuses. The freshman 15 are the 15 pounds students are expected to gain during their first year.College can be a difficult transition because of dorm rooms, roo...

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