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Speaking up to prevent violence in your community

Rate this article and enter to winWe all know the saying, “If you see something, say something.” There’s no instance when this rings more true than when your gut tells you to speak up...
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Give and receive good cheer

Rate this article and enter to winIn early winter, over the holidays and  perhaps a break from school, you may want to contribute to your community by volunteering. Julia Barnard, former co-director of alternative...
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How do you define sex? Understanding what intimacy means to you

Rate this article and enter to winThere are many different beliefs when it comes to sex and sexuality. In a recent Student Health 101survey, almost 70 percent of the more than 400 respondents said the...
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Random acts of kindness week

How are you honoring Random Acts of Kindness Week (February 9-15)? Most people would agree that kindness has many benefits. Did you know it’s good for your health? It’s true: Kindness relieves stress. Kindness...
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Selecting your spokesperson: Securing strong recommendations

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’re looking for a job or internship, or are applying for further education, you will need to put together a portfolio of recommendation letters and have people...
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Roommate resolutions: Finding common ground for stress-free living

Rate this article and enter to winWhether you’re a night owl living with an early bird or a neatnik whose roommate’s idea of cleaning is to relocate the dust bunnies, sharing space with someone...
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How do you do it?: Explore your safer sex options

Rate this article and enter to winSchool is a time of discovery. Gail Wingate, a nurse practitioner at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, says, “For many students, exploring sexual health is a...
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Disability?: How to work with your school to get what you need

Rate this article and enter to winIf you have a disability, does it affect your grades? Data collected by the American College Health Association (2015) suggests that most students with ADHD, chronic illness, a...
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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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Own your sex life: How to talk condoms & STIs

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’re anticipating sex with a partner, discussing sexually transmitted infections (STIs) probably isn’t part of the fantasy. But those conversations are important. They may help you get...