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Hey lovebirds, got lovebugs?

February 12, 2014

  Feb. 12, 2014   It’s almost Valentine’s Day, so there’s no better time to talk about improving your love life. Love life doesn’t just mean sex; intimacy is an important part of it. No matter which one you prefer, doing it safer is better. Safety may bring to mind the awkw...

Beat the cold: Tips on surviving the winter season

December 11, 2013

  Dec. 11, 2013   It’s that time of year again: the weather gets colder, motivation begins to drop and strangers start ending a friendly conversation with “Happy Holidays.” Once these things start happening, it gets more difficult to stay focused. Essentially, we kiss our motivation...

Ask a Counselor

October 22, 2013

  Advice from Whitney Henley, Welness Coordinator   What is an important health habit for college students to follow? Trouble sleeping can be very frustrating, especially in the context of a busy college lifestyle. But the good news is, there are lots of simple changes to try th...

UHCS health program offers free wellness products to students

October 22, 2013

By Jacqueline Schafer A program that aims to boost physical activity, improve nutrition and hydration in students debuted on Monday, Oct. 21. The University Health and Counseling Services will present “WELLU” a four-week, peer-led health program that is a fantastic way for students to learn...

Getting to a healthy lifestyle

Getting to a healthy lifestyle

October 22, 2013

  By Amanda Ramirez   Last Wednesday, 1,050 students learned how to live a healthier lifestyle at the 2013 Wellness Fair. “When we think about wellness, we think about working out and eating healthy, but there is so much more to it,” said Whitney Henley, UW-Whitewater wellness...

Snoozing and losing

Snoozing and losing

September 10, 2013

By Bethe Croy   In college, students have to make time for many things such as class, homework, projects, student organizations, work and socializing with friends. With such a busy lifestyle, many people end up sacrificing basic needs to make time for everything else. Countless students are gui...

Surviving college, a freshman’s guide

Surviving college, a freshman’s guide

September 3, 2013

Dear freshmen, College has officially begun. You’re away from your parents, many of you for the first time. You have complete control of your sleep schedule, eating habits, money and lifestyle. You have freedom, but don’t let that get to your head. If you are like me, a first-generation college st...

Wearing heels for hope: Walk A Mile In Her Shoes promotes sexual assault awareness

Wearing heels for hope: Walk A Mile In Her Shoes promotes sexual assault awareness

May 1, 2013

Men in high-heeled shoes are not a typical sight on the UW-Whitewater campus, but on Wednesday, April 24, men and women from the campus and community put on the tallest shoes they could find and walked to raise awareness about sexual assault. The event, known as Walk A Mile In Her Shoes, was hosted...

Men walk in heels to raise awareness

April 24, 2013

Participants from the Whitewater community, including students on campus, will join together today at 6 p.m. to raise sexual assault awareness with the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event. Walk A Mile in Her Shoes is an event where participants, primarily men, walk a mile in high heels in order to stand...

Events promote sexual assault awareness

Events promote sexual assault awareness

April 2, 2013

  If you wear skinny jeans, you cannot be raped. That is the message that was sent by Australian courts in 2010 and South Korean courts in 2008. In both countries, two men were not charged with rape, on the basis that the women involved were wearing skinny jeans that were impossible to remove...

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...

No new leads in last week’s sexual assault investigation

April 25, 2012

There are no new leads concerning the sexual assault that took place at approximately midnight on April 19, according to Lt. Timothy Gray of the Whitewater Police Department. An email sent to UW-Whitewater students, faculty and staff, said a women was attacked at the 1300 block of Main St. The...

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