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We all are responsible for reversing climate change

We all are responsible for reversing climate change

Rayanne Painter

October 21, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

The Earth as we know it is disappearing at an alarmingly fast rate. I know it, you know it and we need to stop ignoring it.Over the past decade, there’s been no secret about the fact that our climate is rapidly changing and becoming too hot for the earth to remain sustainable. Coral reefs once full of vib...

Podcast: Kegels, being a vegan student and having pets in college

Rayanne Painter, Rachael Bayuk, and Karen Limones

September 11, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

This week Rayanne Painter and Rachael Bayuk talk about Kegels, what it's like being a vegan student and having pets in college. Rayanne Painter and Rachael Bayuk can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_news on Twitter....

Vegan student on a budget; tips and tricks

Vegan student on a budget; tips and tricks

Rayanne Painter

September 6, 2018


Filed under Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

With many college students struggling with issues such as housing or food insecurity, or just struggling to pay for tuition and textbooks, it’s reasonable when college students eat what they can to get by. There are many students whose main reason for not trying out a vegan diet is because of the cos...

Go Vegan

Go Vegan

Danielle Cortes

September 12, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Since 2014, veganism has grown a whopping 500 percent just in the U.S alone, according to a report done by GlobalData. Veganism is very trendy amongst millennials right now. Many social media accounts promote this healthy lifestyle. In addition, many celebrities are following this diet which gives in...

Vegan pizza options can’t be topped

Vegan pizza options can’t be topped

Sophia Robledo-Borowy

March 28, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

One of the hardest things about giving up dairy was ditching the cheesy goodness of pizza. However, thanks to all the vegan accommodating alternative foods, pizza is still very available. Here’s what I used:   Ingredients Organic Pizza Crust (Trader Joe’s) 1 cup Marinara Pasta Sauce 1 ½ cups Daiya Mozzarella Style...

Surviving as a vegan in college

Surviving as a vegan in college

Susan Whaley

January 30, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

As I drive down Esplanade, nibbling my carrot for breakfast, I wondered why being vegan feels like such a struggle at times when I know it doesn't have to be. Despite the various options available, I still got stuck with a carrot for breakfast. It isn't always fun or easy being a vegan, especially...

Vegetarians: Follow the golden rule

Vegetarians: Follow the golden rule

Sam Rios and Dongyoung Won

April 21, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

So you’ve made the decision to become a vegetarian?One minute you’re feeling high and mighty, the next you catch yourself in a Red Lobster reciting "Finding Nemo" in your head. “Fish are friends, not food.”Damn it, fish aren’t my friends. Ten minutes later you’re ...

Veggie lovers’ toolbox

Veggie lovers’ toolbox

Carly Plemons

April 5, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

For most people who take on a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle, the first reaction most people have is “What do you even eat?” The truth is, there is actually so much to eat. Even when going out or buying junk food, many things are conveniently vegan, such as Oreos or a variety of your favorite ch...

Vegetarians are less ethical than omnivores

Vegetarians are less ethical than omnivores

William Rein

February 25, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Eating meat is a choice humans can make. My only real opinion, about anything, is that no one should make a choice for someone else, being a believer in the preservation of human dignity concerning voluntary decisions.However, in the contemporary meat-eating debate, there are certain uncontested ethics wh...

New gluten-free foods satisfy everyone’s appetite

New gluten-free foods satisfy everyone’s appetite

Megan Mann

April 28, 2015


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

My aunt and cousin have been gluten free for a long time for severe health reasons.They're also pretty much dairy-free, sugar-free and anything that tastes good-free. So when I heard that Disney World was putting in a gluten-free and vegan bakery, I almost fell to my knees and screamed "Hallelujah."W...

Go nuts with an alternative milk option

Go nuts with an alternative milk option

Grace Kerfoot

February 17, 2015


Filed under Features

This recipe comes with a disclaimer: You have to know how to make nut milk. Fortunately, there are lots of resources online with detailed instructions and photos on how to do this. I recommend visiting this tutorial on Food52. With the growing number of vegans, food allergies and concerns about the sustainability of dai...

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