What You Might Not Know About HPV

After years of health classes and sex ed, I’m sure we are all understand the dangers of STD’s, STI’s and safe sex, but what if I told you that 80% of Americans will contract the HPV virus in their lifetime, according to ashasexualhealth.org. A growing trend of HPV has...

Sick In The Dorms? 5 Tips For Battling Illness Away From Home

The weather is finally cooling down and you’re finally comfortable with living in your home away from home. You might miss family from time to time, but your friends at school are life’s treasure. The sun still shines and your thick sweatshirt is the perfect companion...

Advice For Dealing With Change and Managing Stress

Everyone knows how stressful change can be; and I’m sure many of you are going through a lot of odd transitions at the moment. Living in a new place, new classes, making new friends or maybe even new jobs, can all contribute to stress. These changes occur so fast and...
Managing Social Life With Academic Life

Managing Social Life With Academic Life

To all incoming freshmen (or even those who are living life slightly unbalanced!), this whole concept of school-but-free-time might seem familiar, but it’s quite the opposite. Classes aren’t always one after the other and lunch isn’t an assigned time to catch up with...

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!

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 In accordance with Suicide Prevention...

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.

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What You Might Not Know About HPV

After years of health classes and sex ed, I’m sure we are all understand the dangers of STD’s, STI’s and safe sex, but what if I told you that 80% of Americans will contract the HPV virus in their lifetime, according to ashasexualhealth.org. A growing trend of HPV has...

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