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Organizations team up for mental health

January 27, 2016

  Jan. 27, 2016 By Marisa LaBello Recent data gathered from the Jed Foundation, an emotional and suicide prevention organization, reveals that one-third of college students experience mental...

University offers wellness resources

September 30, 2015

By Jordan Moser Staff Writer Students juggle academics, involvement in organizations, their social lives and, often, a job. With so many daily obligations, students often disregard one of the few things...

In Fine Feather: Environmental factors contribute to health

April 15, 2015

April 15, 2015 By Alena Purpero As someone who is the queen of tossing clothes into a pile, exceeding my closets carrying capacity and allowing my busy life to get the best of my residence hall room’s...

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...

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...

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...

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,”...

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...

In Fine Feather: The big world before 10 a.m.

February 4, 2015

Feb. 4, 2015 By Alena Purpero As the new semester begins, many students endure the harsh and cold transition from our cushiony winter break routine to our usual academic obligations. For many...

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Outside the wire: Cavalry Scout on a mission to inspire others through wellness and fitness

November 13, 2014

Nov. 12, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic At first glance, Thomas Slaten looks like a typical college student: casual and relaxed, sporting a hoodie and sweats. The only thing that could possibly give him...

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,...

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