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Universities aim to avoid 'Freshman 15' (AP)
Populux | August 20, 2006 at 10:51 amby
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DURHAM, N.C. - Sunny Dawson ran two miles every other day when she started her freshman year at the University of Southern California. But the lure of the cafeteria near her dorm became too much to resist. "Everyone I know went crazy, 'Oh my God, pizza. Oh my God, ice cream,'" she said. Dawson soon stopped running and "started piling up the food in the cafeteria." By Christmas break, the 5-foot-10 native of Haleiwa, Hawaii, had gained 10 pounds. "I realized I don't have to be a victim of this and ...