Everything is NOT Created Equal?

Hello readers, my name is Sherrel and I am going to discuss gender inequity. Unfortunately, yes in 2017, the answer to this question… is gender inequity still a thing? YES. Now, I know you’ve heard it before, so this isn’t a lecture. Instead, I want to state some facts. Take a moment, or five, to […]

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The Answer is Clear

Hey, my name’s Sebastian and welcome to my blog. This blog is all about making sure that we all drink plenty of fluids. To start off, we’ll go through some of the perks of drinking water. Keeps your temperature normal Lubricates and cushions joints Protects your spinal cord and other sensitive tissues Gets rid of […]

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Sexual Assault Awareness

Sexual Assault has unfortunately become pretty common today and I, Kellie Clendennin, pledge to put an end to sexual assault on Georgia Southern’s campus. One in five women and one in sixteen men are sexually assaulted in college, and we should make sure that we prevent this from happening here. Many of my personal friends […]

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Why Should we Worry about Diabetes?

Every 23 seconds, another American is diagnosed with diabetes. And according to the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, the average yearly health care cost for a person with diabetes is $13,700, with $7,900 due to diabetes alone. This illness, although prevalent, is not seen as serious by people as it should be. Many live with […]

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SOS Week 2016

Stomp Out Stigma Week is quickly approaching! Our annual mental health awareness week is as strong as ever with a lineup of events that will be sure to make an impact on the Eagle Nation.  According to the Center for Disease Control, suicide is the second leading cause of death among those aged 15 to […]

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“Wellie” Big Welcome

Here is a big whale-come to the 2016 Fall semester at Georgia Southern University from me, Wellie the Wellness whale! Whether this year is your first semester, or you have experienced many tides at Georgia Southern, I would like to express how excited I am for fall semester to begin! For the students who may […]

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“Whale”abrating the End of the Year!

As we are studying profusely for our finals this week, the University Wellness Program is reminiscing on the efforts and accomplishments of the Wellness Programs put on just for our Eagle Nation. These programs include: Worry-Free Wednesday, Stomp Out Stigma Week, Don’t Be That Guy/Girl (DBTG) Week, the Campus Farmers Market, Wellness Week, Sexual Assault […]

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