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Healthy Buffs: Is substance use affecting your relationships?

April 4, 2018

Making connections is an important part of the university experience. Alcohol and drugs are sometimes seen as a vehicle for socializing, but it's helpful to consider how using these might impact your relationships.

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From Student Affairs: Supporting survivors of sexual assault

April 2, 2018

The way a person responds to a survivor matters. Get tips from the Office of Victim Assistance as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

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Podcast: Humor expert discusses April Fools' Day

March 29, 2018

Associate Professor Peter McGraw reflects on the darker history of April Fools' Day and his theory on what makes something funny.

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Daunted by spring cleaning? Blame your brain, professor says

March 27, 2018

There's a reason it's difficult to get started on spring cleaning: The brain is wired to be very cautious and conservative in starting big projects.

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Healthy Buffs: Keeping social media in perspective

March 21, 2018

Social media: a great way to stay connected or a bombardment of news and information? Navigating social media use is all about keeping things in perspective. So how do we do that?

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8 good reads for spring break

March 21, 2018

Spring break is an ideal time to relax, refresh ... and read! Consider picking up one of these librarian recommendations. Rediscover the joy of reading something that isn't on a syllabus, part of your research or office work.

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From Student Affairs: Self-care tips for spring break

March 19, 2018

Self-care doesn't have to be a big investment. Whether you have a few minutes or a few days, here are some ideas to relax, recharge and get ready for the final end-of-semester push.

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Healthy Buffs: How to beat the bloat

March 14, 2018

Bloating and gas happen to everyone. Registered dietician nutritionists at Wardenburg Health Services let us know why we get gassy and bloated and what we can do to minimize it.

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Healthy Buffs: Self-care ideas to fit your schedule

March 7, 2018

Self-care is a way to say: Here's how I help myself feel better. Whether you only have a few minutes or plenty of time to dedicate to self-care, here are some ways to start feeling better.

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Healthy Buffs: Let's talk about STI testing

Feb. 28, 2018

When we talk about sexual health, many of us may get a little uncomfortable. But it doesn’t have to be this way; if we aren't afraid to talk about getting the flu or strep throat, we can talk about our health below the belt.