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Thursday, October 19, 2017
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Why is everyone talking about sexual assault on campus?

Rate this article and enter to winThe evidence is clear: Sexual assault and coercion are common on campuses, and have been for decades. Why have we taken so long to see it?In part, because...
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Capture your calm: 8 small steps to stress less

Rate this article and enter to winThe semester is coming to an end, and that usually means finals, projects, and papers. Feeling under pressure? For most of us, dodging our responsibilities is not an...
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Curb your cravings: Strategies to become a mindful eater

Rate this article and enter to winFood and water are two of the necessities of life. They’re also a big part of how people connect with family and friends, and eating can be a...
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Swipe or no swipe?: 5 practical tips for using credit cards

Rate this article and enter to winWhen the cashier asked Lindsey M., a recent graduate of Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, if she wanted to apply for a credit card and receive 10...
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Mind your mind: Troublesome thoughts & what to do with them

Ever heard of “floating noting”? Probably not—because it’s a cute, rhyming nickname created by yours truly. The practice, though, came from Burmese meditation masters, and it’s a beautifully simple method for dealing with complicated...
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Fling or forever? How to find what you’re looking for

Rate this article and enter to winRelationships come in all shapes and sizes, just like people. We seem to be a culture obsessed with romance. Whether you’re looking for something deep and long-term or...
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The beginner’s guide to budgeting

Rate this article and enter to winOne of the great things about a new school year is that it’s much like New Year’s-you get the chance for a fresh start. That’s why it’s crucial...
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Unwrap the facts: Translating nutrition labels

Rate this article and enter to winReading packaged food labels can feel like deciphering a foreign language. In a recent Student Health 101 survey, nearly 65 percent of respondents said they look at the information...
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What happens at the counseling center?

Rate this article and enter to winBeing a student can be stressful. You’ve got your schoolwork to focus on, plus all kinds of other things going on. Sometimes it can help to talk with...
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What to discuss with health care providers

Sometimes people feel awkward asking questions or explaining how they’re feeling to health care providers. But offering information will help them help you. Here are some tips: Explain any symptoms in detail. Make a list of...