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How to Eat Healthy with a Meal Plan

To college students, maintaining a balanced diet is important in providing the energy and nutrients to do physical activity, handling loads of homework and maintaining a healthy body weight. To balance a busy schedule and to avoid gaining the infamous “freshman 15,” try following these tips to eat healthy with a meal plan. •Don’t drink your calories It can be ... Read More »

Bouncing Boobies: Fun for All

There are many things that can be associated with dancing: high heels, passionate moves, thumping music, and according to the University of Wisconsin-Steven’s Point Women’s Resource Center, Bouncing Boobies! “This event has tremendous personal meaning for me. Three weeks ago a friend of mine lost a 10+ year battle with breast cancer,” said Jamie Chariton the Volunteer Coordinator and acting ... Read More »

Alcohol-Wise: Teaching Students Responsible Drinking

As of this year, freshmen are required to take an online course about alcohol: Alcohol-Wise. The free class takes 60 minutes to complete and being that the course is self-guided, students are able to take it on their own time. According to Anne Hoffmann, the Assistant Director of the Health and Wellness Programs at the Allen Center, the goals of ... Read More »

Belts’ Soft Serve Closed For Winter

After another summer cooled down by Belts’ Soft Serve, the “Home of the Large Cone” sends a farewell to summer and Stevens Point until next spring. The sign read “LAST DAY OF THE SEASON” followed by the last “flavor of the day” of the year: strawberry. Synchronized lines formed as they did for the past six months, and the seasonal ... Read More »

GSA Encourages Coming Out as You Are

Imagine waking up every day hiding a part of who you are; knowing that it’s there but terrified to be honest with yourself and the people around you. This was the reality that Becca Whitehead experienced before coming out to her friends and family. “It was so hard because there is nothing worse than not being comfortable with who you ... Read More »

Sundial Redesign in the Works

Students walk on it every day, passing over it while bustling to and from class. Some study on it, some picnic by it, while others nap on its grassy knoll. The Specht, or more affectionately known as The Sundial, is a part of every student’s life. It’s been a meeting place for rallies, a gathering area for group studies – ... Read More »