Tag Archives: Health

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Let’s Talk About the Freshman 15

Let’s talk about the dreaded “Freshman 15.” You might have heard about it, but for the uninitiated- it’s an expression associated with freshmen gaining weight during their first year in college.  The cause of the weight gain is due to a combination of increased consumption of junk/fast food, lack of exercise and sleep, and alcohol

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Spring break 2021 cancellations

Schools have been announcing cancellations for spring break 2021 due to COVID-19, so please check with your respective colleges for updates. What’s to replace spring break? It varies by school but from what we’ve seen, campuses split one half of the week to allow more class time and the other half with “reading days.” Schools

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Avoiding the Freshman 15

The infamous “Freshman 15”- the one expression Freshman hear about constantly. Let’s explore this “Freshman 15” phenomenon to get a clear understanding of what it is and how to avoid it. For the uninitiated, “Freshman 15” is an expression that refers to the amount of weight gained during a student’s first year at college. The

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