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‘Freshman Fifteen’ fears become reality

Catherine Smith, Lifestyle Editor

September 12, 2017

College is a time of intense studying, lasting memories and a pivotal point in each adult’s life. Stress comes with the reality of managing college academics and a social life. Having the epidemic of stress hanging over the heads of many students leads to the infamous 'Freshman Fifteen'. Stress eatin...

Healthy changes begin with positive resolve

Column by Ashley McCallum 
Managing Editor

January 26, 2016

Jan. 26, 2016 Two weeks ago, I stepped on a scale for the first time in a couple years. I knew I probably gained some weight since the last time I weighed in, but I honestly did not expect that the number on the screen above my toes would be anywhere near as high as it was. All I could thi...

Fair brings wellness to campus

October 17, 2012

  “When students are healthy, their ability to focus, concentrate and do well in school is greatly increased,” said Whitney Henley. Henley, the Wellness Coordinator at UW-Whitewater, is in charge of the Wellness Fair this week, which has occurred annually for more than 20 years on...

Catering to student food needs

September 5, 2012

Dining halls are a key part of the college experience. Students use them as a place to hang out with friends, study, and of course, eat. But for many students with dietary restrictions, the dining halls can present a major challenge. Fortunately, UW-Whitewater Dining Services in partnership with Chartwells...

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