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Whitewater Wellfest aims to teach community members how to choose a healthy lifestyle

April 11, 2012

The first ever Whitewater Wellfest will take place this Saturday at Whitewater High School. UW-Whitewater alumna Charlotte Erickson is directing the free event hosted by the Working for Whitewater’s Wellness coalition. “[Whitewater] has a lot of things to offer especially in terms of healthy...

UHCS hosting several events for sexual assault awareness month

April 11, 2012

April is sexual assault awareness month, and the University Health Counseling Services has coordinated a variety of events to raise public awareness about sexual violence and to teach students how to prevent sexual violence. Some of the events included this year are Sex in the UC, The Relationship...

Community looks to yoga for stress relief

March 7, 2012

Many students and community members in Whitewater look to yoga and meditation as a stress-relieving way to feel good physically and mentally. The University Health & Counseling Services and Working for Whitewater’s Wellness both strive to generate an environment enabling students to live healt...

Counseling Corner organizes anger workshop

March 7, 2012

Everyone experiences anger, but not everyone knows how to handle it. The Counseling Corner is organizing a workshop called “Dealing With Anger” to help bring awareness to this issue. The event will be an interactive dialogue focusing on teaching students better ways to handle anger emotions. The workshop is free for anyone to attend and will be held fro...

Campus sees decrease in sexual assaults since 2005

December 7, 2011

According to the Annual Safety Report conducted by the university, the percentage of students who reported being involved in a sexual assault has decreased from 10 percent to five percent from 2005 to 2010. Attempted forced intercourse has decreased from 3.5 percent to two percent.  Sexual penetration against one’s will has remained solidly at one percent from 2005...

Counseling workshop plans to help students reduce stress

November 22, 2011

With the end of the semester nearing quickly, many students may face symptoms of stress. The University Health and Counseling Services is hosting a workshop titled “DeStress and Be Present,” to help students get educated on ways to battle stress. The workshop takes place from 6:30-7:30 p.m....

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