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Register to attend the second annual Health and Wellness Summit on Thursday, Jan. 23

Jan. 10, 2020

Don’t miss CU’s second annual Health and Wellness Summit on January 23 at the University Memorial Center. Faculty, staff and students are invited to learn about holistic approaches to health and wellness as well as campus resources and support services. During this event, you will learn tangible skills to improve...

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5 things you can do to avoid the flu

Viruses like colds and flu can last 7-10 days, meaning symptoms like a stuffy nose, body aches, fatigue and a sore throat may stick around for a while. Since antibiotics don’t work against viruses, it’s important to stay healthy and prevent illness before it happens. Here are 5 ways you...

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Homesick: Tips to feel better

As the semester gets under way, it’s common to have feelings of homesickness. You may be adjusting to a new environment at CU Boulder, and these feelings are normal. Even though it might not be obvious, many students are experiencing the same thing. Handling homesickness While feeling homesick is not...

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Your campus fitness guide

Dec. 12, 2019

The CU Boulder Student Recreation Center is more than just a fitness facility on campus. Between guided meditations, group fitness classes, personal training, competitive sports, nutrition and health services, the Outdoor Program and state-of-the art equipment, there is something for everyone at The Rec. Here are some of the many...

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Let's be blunt: 6 things to consider when using marijuana

Marijuana and its active components, THC and CBD, exist in many forms and strengths and can affect people differently. Whether it’s your first time or you’re a frequent user, here are some things to consider if you choose to use:

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Healthy Buffs: Healthy, Cheap and Easy Meals

There is nothing like a warm, home cooked meal on a chilly Colorado day. These recipes are not only crowd pleasers with minimal clean-up, but wallet pleasers as well! Sweet potato boats ($1.86 per serving) Sweet potatoes are a fantastic source of fiber as well as vitamins B and C...

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Healthy Buffs: How to make the most of your first semester at CU Boulder

Dec. 11, 2019

While you may have been preparing to come to campus for a while, getting here may still require some adjustment. This semester could be your first time at a new school, moving away from home, living with a roommate or taking a university-level course. With each new semester comes a...

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Stress Less: 5 tips for finding balance

As college students, we wear a lot of hats: student, employee, intern, family member, friend, significant other. A lot of people count on us and with so many things going on all at once, it can be hard to balance it all. Here are five tips to find a school-work-life...

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Supporting survivors: How to help a friend in need

Traumatic events happen every day, and CU Boulder is not exempt. The way we respond to a survivor matters—our response can influence a friend’s decision to seek out further help and can affect their healing process. In many cases people want to help, but they may not know how to...

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Study drugs: 5 things to consider

Nov. 25, 2019

It’s that time of year again: finals. As we prepare to bunker down in the library and finish strong, it may seem tempting to use study drugs as an aid. While stimulants and other drugs have become popular study tools, there are a few things you should consider before using...