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Masturbation is tricky when you have five roommates

Masturbation is tricky when you have five roommates

Libby Camp, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017

Filed under Life

Sex is part of the college experience, but it’s not just about having sex with others – it’s also...

Caffeine consumption on campus has pros and cons

Kailey Bates, Life Columnist

November 8, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Columns, Life

Some love it, some hate it, and some absolutely need — coffee. One of the most popular beverages on a college campus, coffee straddles the line between being a legal drug with possibly harmful side effects or a warm drink that awakens the senses before an early morning class is blurred. Coffee contains 135 mg of caf...

The pill is one option of many

The pill is one option of many

October 7, 2017

What do pills, patches, shots, implants, and rings all have in common? They’re all forms of hormonal...

Tips and tricks to avoid the campus cold this winter

Tips and tricks to avoid the campus cold this winter

Jules Lubner

February 18, 2017

Filed under Opinion

When life gives you lemons, squeeze them into a cup of hot water and then add your favorite ...

Food choices impact chronic pain symptoms

Kassondra Little

November 30, 2016

Filed under Campus, News, Vermont

A beaming Kimberly Evans, UVM Medical Center nutritionist, set up a table of food for her presentation in front of a crowd of eager attendants in Davis Auditorium Nov. 15. Along with 27 other institutions, UVM is a part of a nationwide movement known as the Teaching Kitchen Collaborative, which enhances patient well-bei...

Dispelling all the common myths regarding gluten

Dispelling all the common myths regarding gluten

November 2, 2016

Filed under Life

Gluten seems to be on the tip of everyone’s tongue lately, which is ironic because, it’s not that...

Why does cleanliness matter?

Why does cleanliness matter?

October 12, 2016

Filed under Life

Cleanliness in an apartment and dorm is so hard to maintain with such busy schedules — rising early...

Rec classes teach women to lift

Rec classes teach women to lift

October 6, 2016

Filed under Life

Believe it or not, as you struggle through midterms, some students even have time to go to the gym. ...

A souvenir you won’t want

September 1, 2016

Filed under Life

Your summer was fabulous, filled with friends, sunny days and a killer tan. And while many people will ask you, “What did you do this summer?” the question you should be asking yourself is, “Who did you do this summer?”Maybe you met them at camp, on the beach or on vacation. Maybe you still talk everyday and have plan...

Let’s talk UTIs: Are you feeling the burn down there?

Let’s talk UTIs: Are you feeling the burn down there?

April 15, 2016

You wake up one fine Saturday morning. The sun is shining, the air is clear and you think to yourself...

Is the FitBit a good fit for you?

Is the FitBit a good fit for you?

March 24, 2016

There’s been a recent health fad of fitness and activity tracking devices which are conveniently fou...

The essentials of keeping your immune system healthy

February 9, 2016

Filed under Life

It’s that time of year again: cold and flu season. People are coughing in lecture halls, sneezing in the Davis Center and buying tissues in CAT Pause. The constant weather changes, stress from new courses and the busy daily rush can all put stress on our immune systems.  Amidst the chaos of a new semester, it’s importan...

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