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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.

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Everything you need to know about contact tracing

Contact tracing is a critical tool for controlling and reducing the spread of viruses. It has been used for decades by state and local health departments to slow or stop the spread of infectious disease. What is contact tracing? Contact tracing is used to identify and inform those who have...

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How to find friends with similar interests

Making friends in college can be harder than it looks, especially in the age of physical distancing and increased precautions. Here are some ideas for making (and keeping) friends based on your interests!

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Health & Wellness Summit announced for Oct. 6-8

Health and Wellness Services is proud to present the third annual Health & Wellness Summit! Join us as we embark on the journey of Endurance in the Face of Uncertainty.

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What to do if you're worried about a friend

Suicide – it’s not an easy topic to talk about, but it is so important.

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7 essential tips for hiking in Colorado

One of the perks of living in Boulder is its close proximity to some of the best spots for hiking, biking and other outdoor activities. If you’re planning a hike at one of the nearby areas, it’s important to be prepared in advance. Many visit the outdoors for peace and...

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5 things to know about having roommates

Living with a roommate can be a big adjustment, even if they’re a friend. This is because living with roommates can be very different from living with family, and sometimes compromise is necessary. Here are five things everyone should know about having roommates.