Sustainability & Our Daily Food Choices
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Sustainability & Our Daily Food Choices

April is Earth Month. You’re probably familiar with the term sustainability when it comes to environmental impact of reusable versus disposable products, transportation choices, and energy use. But what about food choices? With over seven billion people living, breathing, and eating on planet Earth, our daily food choices can add up to a big environmental…

How to Eat a Heart Healthy Diet
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How to Eat a Heart Healthy Diet

Did you know February is Heart Health Month? It’s a good time to highlight the importance of diet on heart health. While cardiovascular disease is something that typically affects older people, as college students it’s important to integrate heart healthy eating into your life now to set a foundation for a healthy life. While changing…

5 Tips to Know Before Using a Rideshare
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5 Tips to Know Before Using a Rideshare

Plans Matter. If using a rideshare: Check color, make and model of vehicle. Confirm license plate. Ask the driver to verify your name. Stay together as a group. Make sure cell phones are charged. Going to be a Designated Driver? If you plan to be a designated driver, your safety and the safety of those…

Preparing for the Holidays: Sober Edition
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Preparing for the Holidays: Sober Edition

With the holidays right around the corner, you may think of fine food and good company as a wonderful disruption to the college routine. As some traditions and celebrations may consist of alcohol and other substances, it can become overwhelming to navigate for those in recovery. Whether you are recovering or supporting someone going into…

Navigating Holiday Food Choices
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Navigating Holiday Food Choices

For some, this will be their first holiday season with family and friends since making a change in their diet. For others, they’ll be spending the holiday away from home and sharing foods from different cultures or customs. Whether adopting a vegetarian or vegan diet, avoiding something that triggers digestive problems like lactose or gluten,…

5 Sexual Health Facts Every College Student Needs to Know
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5 Sexual Health Facts Every College Student Needs to Know

1. Not all college students are sexually active.   According to the National College Health Assessment, 35% of undergraduate students reported having no sexual partners within the past year, and 49% of undergraduate students reported having 1 – 2 sexual partners within the past year.