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Are we plugged in, but stressed out?

Are we plugged in, but stressed out?

Tara Olivia Martens, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

National Stress Awareness Day is Nov. 7 and this year’s theme is, “Does Hi-Tech cause Hi-Stress?” There have been many studies on what causes stress. One of the most famous studies being the 1967 Homes and Rahe study which listed the 43 most stressful situations of life and, according to this ...

A little kindness can go a long way

Katie Paape, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018

A flashing road sign along Commercial Avenue at the start of the school year reminded drivers to: “Watch for pedestrians. Be kind.” The sign not only served as a gentle warning to not unintentionally run people over, but as a reminder to be nicer as we go through our busy lives. Kindness is a ...

STD testing available near campus, but not at clinic

Brighid Monahan, Staff Writer

October 14, 2015

Students can take advantage of many services at the Group Health Cooperative clinic located in the Truax Campus Health Education Building. They can get immunizations, see a doctor or nurse when feeling cold or flu-like symptoms, take a strep test and get help with minor sprains and injuries. But,...

Relax your mind by meditating

Relax your mind by meditating

Jessica J. Ayala, Staff Writer

October 1, 2015

Meditation is a practice that teaches you to turn your attention away from distracting thoughts allowing for concentration on the moment. It is often done by resting in a relaxing pose and focusing on your breathing or other bodily sensations. There are many benefits from meditating for students....

Save a Life Tour comes to Madison College

Save a Life Tour comes to Madison College

Clarion staff report

April 25, 2012

A virtual drunk driving simulator was brought to the Truax campus gym on April 17th.  Save a Life tour is a national organization that is raising awareness of the consequences of drunk driving. David Chastain, Health and Wellness coordinator, said that sometimes we forget that drunk driving is an...

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