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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The Campus Farmers Market is here!

Pop, pop, pop! The smell of freshly popped kettle corn lingers in the air as you stroll through the Statesboro Main Street Farmers Market. The music plays as visitors chatter joyously with vendors and to each other.  This, you will find, is the wonderful experience when visiting the market. Occurring on Saturday mornings from 9AM […]

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Coping with College

College can often feel more like a circus than where we go after high school to pursue our dreams.  Maintaining grades, a job, boyfriend, girlfriend, parents, roommates, and other extracurricular activities, all while pursuing our career goals, can turn into quite the balancing act.  Just like any circus performer, however, juggling everything at once takes […]

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Be Safe this Spring Break

Ahh, spring break is finally approaching and you get to take a much needed vacation from classes and boring Statesboro.  All the sweat and tears from spring break boot-camp class has paid off as you get to strut your stuff on the white sandy beaches.  If you have booked your trip, all that’s left to […]

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Clothesline Project

Speak out Teach everyone Observe Protect “You can recognize survivors of abuse by their courage. When silence is so very inviting, they step forward and share their truth so others know they aren’t alone.” ― Jeanne McElvaney, Healing Insights: Effects of Abuse for Adults Abused as Children For many years now, Georgia Southern University has brought […]

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Be Aware of Alcohol

Calling all EAGLES! Wellness here– to have you think twice before you drink that fourth or fifth serving of alcohol. Did you know that on average, students spend more money on alcohol than they do on textbooks? Crazy! Now most of you are probably thinking that we are going to hone you for drinking and […]

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