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New semester, new health habits at UW-W

Becca Bailey, Lifestyle Editor

January 25, 2017

Filed under Lifestyle

When asked to provide a few tips of how to stay healthy this new semester Valerie Vargas, the Wellness Coordinator at the University of Wisconsin Whitewater Ambrose Wellness Center, was more than happy to share. Vargas understands i...

21 & Over: How alcohol was THIS CLOSE to ruining Christmas

Kate Larson, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016

Filed under 21 and Over Club, Lifestyle

Congratulations, we are almost to the end of the semester. Soon we’ll be on winter break and will be able to kick back with our families and celebrate the holidays. There are a ton of Christmas movies featuring people like us...

People of Whitewater: Campus tour guide Mitch Ditlefsen

Sam Frink, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016

Filed under Lifestyle, People of Whitewater

Senior Mitch Ditlefsen is more than just the guy you see walking around backwards on campus. For new and potential new students, he is the face of the university. Ditlefsen has guided at least two campus tours each week for the...

STI testing made accessible on campus

Alex Goodwin- Salas, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016

Filed under Health as a whole, Lifestyle

In respect of World AIDS Day on Dec. 1, the University Health and Counseling Services (UHCS) located in the Ambrose Health Center, worked with many student organizations, such as IMPACT and BSU to have rapid HIV testing done ...

21 & Over: Your beer guide

Kate Larson

November 30, 2016

Filed under 21 and Over Club, Lifestyle

We’ve all been there. You’re staring at the tap along the bar, wondering what in the world you’re looking at. Your choice of beer matters because you are a college student, and getting a beer normally means spending money....

Fighting illness on campus

Alex Goodwin- Salas, Lifestyle Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

Filed under Health as a whole, Lifestyle, Uncategorized

The winter season is a time for holidays and family, but it is also a time for illness. As it quickly approaches, everyone on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus should know where to be treated and how to prevent il...

DIY- Reusable hand warmers

Jordan Barker

November 30, 2016

Filed under DIY, Lifestyle

Dear Ellie: Setting rules for your roomate

Ellie Weidner, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016

Filed under Dear Ellie, Lifestyle

Dear Sam R., In answer to your question, it really depends on the type of people you and your roommate are. Some people can’t take subtle hints and some aren’t good at giving them. When it comes to studying, the UW-Whitewater Li...

21 and Over: Veteran’s day historical drinks

Kate Larson, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016

Filed under 21 and Over Club, Lifestyle

Veteran’s Day not only marks the anniversary of the end of World War I, but it also lands on a Friday this year. This gives everyone in Whitewater the opportunity to honor veterans in their lives this weekend. To all Veterans, ...

UHCS practices mindful meditation

Alex Goodwin- Salas, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016

Filed under Health as a whole, Lifestyle

Mindfulness meditation has become a popular way of maintaining a healthy lifestyle in today’s society and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is following the trend by offering a meditation class for students and faculty. ...

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