February 26, 2013 Students CU-Boulder Today

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Your student government: electing new reps

By Lora Roberts, CUSG director of communication

The time has come to start the process of electing new student representatives for the University of Colorado’s Student Government, or CUSG.

CUSG is a tremendous force on our campus, and has control and power in multiple areas of campus, including deciding where student fees are allocated. There are two elections each year, one in the fall and one in the spring, however the spring election is often larger because more positions are available.

CU Police launch crime reporting website

The University of Colorado Boulder Police Department is debuting a new time-saving crime reporting option for the public. Bike thefts, criminal mischief and other crimes that are not in progress can be reported at the UCPD website. The new site is not for reporting “crimes in progress” or other emergencies.

The site will allow people to report the crime and incident types listed below.

Capturing your creativity

Being a student can often feel more overwhelming and stressful than intellectually stimulating. Taking time to refocus your attention on something different, fun and engaging can help prevent feeling burned-out and build problem solving skills. Read more about expanding your creativity in February’s issue of CU-Boulder Student health 101.

No 'fat talk'

By Maria B. San Andres, student coordinator at Community Health

Have you ever caught yourself comparing your body to someone else’s? How about thinking that a specific part of your body doesn’t fit society’s beauty standards? I sure have, more than once.

Community Notes

CU in D.C. information meeting Feb. 27

CU in D.C. will host an information meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 4:15-5 p.m., in the UMC room 353.

CU in D.C. is a semester-long experience that allows students to earn full credit for professional internships and CU coursework in Washington, D.C. To learn more about the program, please join us for our upcoming information meeting. Visit our website to find out how you can take advantage of this great opportunity.

Interested in a career with a cause?

Career Services and Naropa University will host the "Careers with a Cause" fair on Thursday, Feb. 28, 3-6 p.m. at Naropa University's Performing Arts Center (2130 Arapahoe Ave.) - just a short walk down the hill, between 17th & Folsom.

Israeli Soldiers' Stories

Israeli Soldiers' Stories, Feb. 28

Two Israeli soldiers will recount their personal experiences and share insights of serving in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF), on Feb. 8, in Humanities 150 at 6 p.m. Kinneret and Adam will share their backgrounds, life in Israel and answer questions. The tour is sponsored by StandWithUs, the international Israel education organization and co-sponsored by Buffed Up on Israel. Admission is free.

Participants needed for CU research study on mental health, earn $25

Earn $25 for participation in a 2-hour study. The Adolescent Development and Preventive Treatment (ADAPT) research program is looking for individuals to participate in a study of mental health and adolescent development.

Do it for yourself. Do it for your partner.

Community Health is offering free, walk-in HIV testing on Mondays from 12:30-2:30 p.m. in the UMC and 2:30-4:30 p.m. in Atlas. Testing is also offered on Tuesdays from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the UMC and from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Will Vill. Results are available in just 20 minutes.

 
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