The Freshman 15; Don’t Sweat It

Ahhhh, the dining commons. The ambrosial place that’s filled with ‘endless’ options. As a freshman you, of course, have healthy options in the dining commons. However, the small roulette pool of a fruit parfait, a salad, and health foods from that part of the Italian station (that may or may not be open) gets old […]

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Mental Health Stigma Q&A

Hello! This is the type of post that needs to open up with a “I’m a student with experience with this topic, but I’m not a professional, so my words shouldn’t be treated as such” kind of disclaimer. With that disclaimer out of the way, let’s talk about the stereotypes and stigmas surrounding mental health […]

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Succeed in the New Semester!

Here we are again at the start of a new semester! We’re here to help you succeed! Start with goals; SMART goals Many of us have already heard about this handy acronym in our FYE courses, but it’s certainly an acronym worth repeating since these steps are extremely helpful in making semester goals more realistic. […]

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Fad Diets are Bad Diets

What is a Fad Diet? A fad diet is a diet that idealizes rapid weight loss through what is usually and unhealthy and unbalanced diet, targeted at people who want to lose substantial amounts of weight in a small time-frame. Most fad diets claim that you are losing fat, but in reality, water weight (or […]

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