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Archives for October 2015
Freakfest has attracted as many as 35,000 revelers to the State Street area in the past. It’s easy to get caught up in the festivities, but it’s even easier to lose your bearings if you’re not careful. With some simple steps, you can ensure a safe, enjoyable, and smooth Halloween weekend.
We all remember the food pyramid poster that hung in the school nurse’s office that depicted servings of meat, produce, grains and dairy, but fitting in those daily recommendations can be overwhelming. Fear not, there’s a simpler formula for students to follow that’s friendlier to their lifestyle yet still encourages healthy choices. Dining Halls With […]
It’s no secret that one of the side effects of drinking alcohol is a feeling of happiness, and while the majority of UW-Madison students don’t engage in high-risk drinking, many still believe that quantity is the secret to achieving that feeling. But in recent years, researchers discovered that the feeling of enjoyment that accompanies a […]
Brian Edwards, a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, just completed a series of vaccinations that will protect him against HPV. “My doctor recommended it for two main reasons: to protect future partners from HPV strains that may contribute to cervical cancer and to protect myself from strains that may cause genital warts,” Edwards says. […]
Slow Food UW (SFUW), the University of Wisconsin-Madison student chapter of the international slow food movement, was awarded a $25,000 grant from the Ford Motor Company Fund’s College Community Challenge. The project will enhance Growing Power’s Market Basket program and expand the delivery of fresh, healthy produce to South Madison. Student-led projects from universities across […]
Fall is high time for midterms, but we suggest finding time to get yourself tested in another way—at the UHS Sexual Health Clinic. Located on the 6th floor of the main UHS clinic at 333 East Campus Mall, the clinic provides screening, diagnosis, and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV testing. Counseling on […]