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College problems: A different kind of Hunger Games

College problems: A different kind of Hunger Games

In the first weeks after coming back to school, it can be difficult to adjust. For some, this might manifest itself in struggling to keep up with a class schedule after a summer of sleeping in. For others it might mean trying to find a job or to make new friends in lieu of all those who have graduated. But for people like me, the hardest thing to adjust to is the food, either in procuring it or ma... »

Sink, swim or float: Regent’s fifth annual Regatta draws fierce competition

Sink, swim or float: Regent’s fifth annual Regatta draws fierce competition

Every year, the Regent community comes together to behold a battle of epic proportions in the name of honor, glory and free food.  This battle is known as the Regent Regatta, a homemade boat race held in the pond outside the Commons.  Those who make it under the bridge first receive a $100 gift card to the Cheesecake Factory, and everyone involved has the rare opportunity to immerse themselves the... »

The Daily Runner interviews Daniel Garza of the LIBRE Initiative

The Daily Runner interviews Daniel Garza of the LIBRE Initiative

As the son of migrant farm workers from northern Mexico, Daniel Garza knows firsthand what the American dream can do for a person.  This is especially true in his own life — though Garza dropped out of high school, he was later able to obtain his GED and work his way into the world of politics.  He eventually came to work in the White House during the presidency George W. Bush, advocating fo... »

Regent community accepts the ice bucket challenge, to glorious results

Regent community accepts the ice bucket challenge, to glorious results

Yesterday at Chapel, Dean Brauch of Regent’s Law School unveiled a video of himself taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  In the video, he challenged all Regent students, faculty and staff to follow in his footsteps. While the unofficial rules of the Ice Bucket Challenge are dubious (can you really challenge an entire group?  Is that allowed?), the Regent community nevertheless accepted.  To... »

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We’re entering into the last leg of the summer season as the month of August begins. The retail stores are already busting out their “Back 2 School” marketing campaigns. While all the clever marketing and the promise of fresh backpacks, notebooks, and autumn wardrobes may excite high school students, we jaded college students are digging in our heels and clinging to every last drop of summer we ca... »

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School year coverage ends, Summer coverage begins soon

Hi everyone! We hope you enjoyed all of our awesome stories and videos this school year. It was quite a year for us here at The Daily Runner, and we can’t thank you enough. This year we broke our all time views and visitors records. We set new records, which we will try to break next year, in nearly every metric we can measure. We launched Daily Runner VIDEO and announced the launch of Daily... »

TJ Ting: The guy behind #HumansofRU

TJ Ting: The guy behind #HumansofRU

If you’re a student at Regent and you have an Instagram account, you have probably heard of Humans of RU. You may have even been featured in it. The sometimes funny, other times deep captions add amusement and a personal Regent touch to your otherwise-selfie-filled Instagram newsfeed. As is common with most social phenomena at Regent, this is the type of quaint and unique thing that only hap... »

5 Easy ways to save money without really trying

5 Easy ways to save money without really trying

As college students we know how important it is to save a buck. For most of the students who live on campus, buying groceries is a weekly cost on top of our bi-annual tuition and room payments. Christina Riendeau, a local “couponer” offers five easy ways to get more bang for your buck by saving money on groceries. Check out the clearance items. Much of the time, items are placed in the clearance p... »

5 Delicious ways to change the world

5 Delicious ways to change the world

Food is delicious. We love food. It’s fun to smell, fun to eat, even fun to look at. It has inspired ridiculous (and borderline inappropriate) hashtags such as #foodporn, #foodgasm, and #cameraeatsfirst. That is just how good food is. Food is ubiquitous: it is a part of our day, several times a day. Cultures from all over the world come together over food and celebrate with food. As commonplace as... »

5 Local attractions to put on your bucket list

5 Local attractions to put on your bucket list

When you think of a bucket list, the iconic places that probably come to mind are Niagara Falls, the Taj Mahal or even the Pyramids of Giza. But Virginia has some hidden gems that are true eye-openers as well! Here is a list of places that are a must-see: Norfolk Botanical Garden Opened in 1938, this amazing garden contains over 150 acres of land with thousands of picturesque plants from all over ... »

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