February 28, 2013 Students CU-Boulder Today

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Body image more than just weight

While this week is "National Eating Disorders Awareness Week," the Counseling and Psychological Services office (CAPS) on campus is hosting a series of events to bring awareness to eating disorders and body image during the month of March.

'Give a Day,' get connected to your community

By Jen Ross, director of CU-Boulder's Volunteer Resource Center

This is an exciting year for the Volunteer Resource Center. VRC, along with the support of Residence Life, is working to build a culture of volunteerism in the residence halls and across the CU-Boulder campus. VRC is also working on one of Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Deb Coffin’s five pillars; a Day of Service for all first year students.

Autism activist and animal welfare advocate Temple Grandin at CU March 7

Temple Grandin, bestselling author and professor at Colorado State University, will speak about her experience with autism and her activist work in the UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom on Thursday, March 7. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the event starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are free for students and community members.

Community Notes

Boulder County to give free coffee to carpoolers

During the month of March, the ‘Diagonal Shift’ Boulder County campaign will be rewarding carpoolers who carpool at least four times during the month - about once a week - with two free coffees at either Ziggi's Coffee House or Brewing Market (a $10 gift card).

CU Helpline

CU Helpline is here for you

CU Helpline is a confidential, anonymous, peer-to-peer phone or chat service here to cater to the CU community. Our call takers are trained students, and no topic is too small, too taboo or too off limits. If we can't help, we will gladly and efficiently point you in the direction of someone who can. Call or chat in tonight!

Call us at 303-492-1000 or chat online at cuhelpline.org. We are open Sunday-Thursday from 7 p.m through 12 a.m. and Friday-Saturday 9 p.m. through 2 a.m.
Tunnel of Oppression

The Tunnel of Oppression - Mar. 3 - 5

The Tunnel of Oppression is the Hallett Hall Diversity Program's annual campus-wide event. All are welcome to experience the Tunnel and encouraged to self-reflect on what they see and learn. We are inspiring individuals to see their privilege, recognize oppression, and become citizens of change.

'Rocky Horror Picture Show 2.0'

We're back, and bigger than ever. New cast, new production, and the biggest set of lips you'll see this side of the Mississippi. Don't miss OnStage's tantalizing sinful production of the Rocky Horror Picture Show 2.0 in Chem 140.

Drains to Creek sign

Protect our water quality: It's everyone's job

The EPA and Colorado’s Department of Public Health and Environment require everyone at CU-Boulder to be sure pollutants do not enter sanitary or storm drains. Learn how to keep our water clean. Go to the Environmental Health and Safety website and click on “Water Quality is Everyone’s Job.”

Go for a walk with CU Walks

CU Walks invites you to take a break and go for a lunchtime walk!

Take a break and get some exercise with a scenic walk around campus.

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.

March Off-Campus Housing Fair

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