Start Your Summer Off Well

We are at the end of another year of classes as the snow finally has melted and the signs of summer are now upon us. To me, summer means having that big weight of class stress lifted off my shoulders, but we can’t forget about our health over the summer along with it....

BetterYou App = A Better You!

The BetterYou app is still fairly new and for the best reason. You see, Winona was chosen as the pilot city that gets to try out this brand new way of encouraging healthy behaviors! This app has recipes to try, workouts ideas, and other ideas to improve your overall wellness in life.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month: How To Get Involved

Sexual Assault Awareness Month may be over, but there are still many ways to stay involved on and off campus. Today I’m going to talk about the steps that we have taken as a university this year towards ending GBV, and introduce more ways for you to become involved now and in the future.

The Self-as-Doer: Form New Habits through Changing your Words

The Self-as-Doer: Form New Habits through Changing your Words

I am a strong believer in the fact that it doesn’t have to be January 1st to make a healthy change to your lifestyle. To prove that, I have taken on Dr. Amanda Brouwer’s challenge to make a healthy lifestyle change myself in a matter of weeks. [gallery link="none"...

Benefits of Eating Breakfast

Benefits of Eating Breakfast

My favorite breakfast meal I used to get from west campus was a giant waffle, scrambled eggs, fruit and coffee. But I’m the kind of person that’s almost always eager for breakfast. If you’re not into classic breakfast food, that’s okay too! The cafeterias have other options outside of classic breakfast food, and Zane’s offers some good options as well. And don’t forget the Caribou and Einstein Bros. Bagels in the library, or Somsen Cafe!

Mug Meals: Healthy Hacks for College Students

Mug Meals: Healthy Hacks for College Students

As a freshman living in the dorms, I always wondered how I was supposed to eat healthy when I had no time or space to cook a well-balanced meal. Living in Sheehan especially put me at a disadvantage, since we only had one kitchen stove to thirteen floors of girls –...

Just Keep Running

Just Keep Running

After this semester, I still have a full year before I have to give up one of the things I enjoy most about this campus: The IWC. I’m not the most athletic person in the world, far from it actually. Even still, I love going to the fitness classes the IWC provides....

How Does Caffeine Affect Your Body?

How Does Caffeine Affect Your Body?

Over the course of five days, I challenged myself to drink only water in an attempt to overcome my caffeine addiction. Almost immediately after beginning my experiment, I began to experience withdrawal symptoms.

The Real Truth About Suicide

The Real Truth About Suicide

"Suicide is the second leading cause of death on college campuses." - The Real Truth About Suicide  “This is something I cannot sit still with.” - Bridgette Bixler, WSU '18 Last week, September 10th-16th, was...

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BetterYou App = A Better You!

The BetterYou app is still fairly new and for the best reason. You see, Winona was chosen as the pilot city that gets to try out this brand new way of encouraging healthy behaviors! This app has recipes to try, workouts ideas, and other ideas to improve your overall wellness in life.

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