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How to be a Buff: Supporting yourself and your friends with mental health

Whatever you may be going through, it’s important to show yourself and others compassion through this process. Here are some things you can do to support yourself and your fellow Buffs with mental health.

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Quarantine vs. isolation: What’s the difference?

Quarantine and isolation can help prevent the spread of infectious diseases like COVID-19. Here’s what you need to know about the differences between quarantine and isolation.

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Where to find support for mental health as a grad student

As a grad student, your daily schedule can sometimes feel overwhelming, as you make an effort to balance coursework with teaching, employment, friends, family and other responsibilities. As a result, it can feel like there’s not enough time to take care of yourself. To help better meet the needs of...

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5 ways to get ahead of stress

So far this year has presented us with a lot of new challenges. Here are five ways you can get ahead of stress this semester.

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5 things you can do when you disagree with someone

Whether it’s a friend, family member, roommate or professor, chances are you’ll find yourself caught in a disagreement with someone at some point. Here are five things you can do when you disagree with someone.

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What to do if you’re feeling sick

Sept. 8, 2020

Whether you’re feeling sick with a cold, flu or COVID-19, there are campus resources to help. Here is what you should do if you feel sick. Stay home If you think you may have the cold, flu or COVID-19, stay home. Most people with COVID-19 experience mild symptoms similar to...

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6 residence hall friendly recipes to try

Perfect your microwave skills and impress your roommate with these residence hall friendly recipes that are sure to satisfy.

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How to cope with homesickness and loneliness

Coming to college can be a difficult transition as we move away from our friends and family and experience our newfound independence. Even if it’s not obvious, many students are experiencing the same feelings of homesickness and loneliness. Here are some helpful tips to cope.

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5 things every college student should know

Going to college can be an exciting and challenging time. Here are a few tips to set you up for success this semester.

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3 tips to have an effective conversation about COVID-19

It can be challenging to have conversations with people who don’t share our own views or who see the world differently from us. If you are having a conversation with someone about COVID-19, here are some tips to keep in mind.