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In Fine Feather: Q&A with wellness coordinator

May 6, 2015

May 6, 2015 By Alena Purpero There are many people who assist in making Whitewater’s campus as healthy of an environment as possible. I got the chance to talk to one of the many people, Wellness Coordinator Whitney Henley. I learned a lot about the time and effort she and other staff invest in...

Hawk Hike: no gym, outdoor workout

April 8, 2015

April 8, 2015 By Alena Purpero As we slowly, but, surely proceed into warm weather, the temperature will go up and our attention span goes down. I, for one, can feel my inner antsy 8-year-old self that just wants to get outside when I have to stay inside and do homework. Even if I’m working out...

In Fine Feather: Healthy, not high-maintenance

April 1, 2015

April 1, 2015 By Alena Purpero While standing behind a woman ordering coffee at a café, you are certain you were an eye witness to an incredible sensation. This woman either A.) Channeled the coffee gods to allow her body as a host to speak in barista tongue B.) Had absolutely no idea what she...

In Fine Feather: every body is a beach body

March 11, 2015

March 11, 2015 By Alena Purpero [dropcap]F[/dropcap]or the past week and next couple weeks coming up, all we are going to hear about amongst our peers, professors and coworkers is everyones’ spring break plans. Some of you may be lucky enough to travel somewhere warm, reminding yourself that...

In Fine Feather: Just one bite, indulge in moderation

March 4, 2015

March 4, 2015 By Alena Purpero It’s one of your friend’s birthdays. You and several other friends are out to eat. The restaurant staff finishes their personal rendition of the song “Happy Birthday,” put a festive hat of some sort on the birthday girl/boy and put down a plate of rich, flourless...

In Fine Feather: Stay fit without the the extra expenses

February 25, 2015

Feb. 25, 2015 By Alena Purpero [dropcap]F[/dropcap]itness – we all wish it was easy. Don’t we? Or do some of us almost grasp on to any excuse we can get a hold of to justify why we aren’t working out when we should? Don’t get me wrong, there are some valid reasons as to why you sometimes...

In Fine Feather: Truth lies in the labels

February 18, 2015

Feb. 18, 2015 By Alena Purpero The concept of health is a broad idea, because within the subject of health comes several different realms of wellness. While focusing on the physical aspect of wellness, specifically nutrition, people tend to have their own ideas of what makes something healthy. These...

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