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True wellness must place health before UVM image

True wellness must place health before UVM image

Letter to the Editor

December 1, 2017

There have been sweeping changes in higher education as of late. With the introduction of a more diverse and qualified student population, services provided on college campuses must adjust to provide suitable resources for the next generation of the American workforce. The University of Vermont is not im...

SGA president Chris Petrillo on wellness

Letter to the Editor

November 8, 2017

There have been sweeping changes in higher education as of late. With the introduction  of a more diverse and qualified student population, services provided on college campuses  must adjust to provide suitable resources for the next generation of the American workforce. The University of Vermont ...

Savoring the last sunshine & sleep in syllabus week

Katie Brobst, Life Assistant Editor

September 8, 2017

Syllabus week has come and gone. There was a unique atmosphere on UVM’s campus. Whether you are dragging your feet to class or are more than ready to finally start the semester, no one expects the first week of classes to be that difficult. The sweat and mania of move-in weekend has ended a...

Consent is not sexy, but it is mandatory

Consent is not sexy, but it is mandatory

Lily Spechler

March 31, 2017

Since it is such a hot topic on college campuses, I can say with certainty that everyone has heard of the word “consent.” By The Free Dictionary’s definition consent means “permission for something to happen or agreement to do something.” Generally, I have noticed that consent i...

Positive thinking promotes health and wellness

Positive thinking promotes health and wellness

Lily Spechler

March 11, 2017

According to Buddha, “all that we are is a result of what we have thought.” When we experience negative emotions over and over again, we are affected on a physical level. Anxious thoughts are rooted in fear, whether it be fear of the future of fear of the past. When we feel fear, ...

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