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College takes measures against coronavirus

February 10, 2020 Len La Rocca 0

Students who are returning to the College from China must fill out an online form as a precautionary measure against an on-campus outbreak of the coronavirus, according to a college-wide email sent on Feb. 3 from Janice Vermeychuk, the director of Student Health Services. […]

Vital Signs: Tips for a mindful semester

January 27, 2020 Victoria Giardina 0

As the new semester begins, most of us are ready to take on our new schedules. But when our music is on full blast on the way to class, we fail to be fully present. We often lack appreciation for the beautiful campus we call home. And, according to a study by the Journal of Media Education, 97 percent of college students are distracted by their phones and other electronic devices. […]

Vital Signs: Fighting off the flu season

December 3, 2019 Victoria Giardina 0

Let’s face it — even if we don’t want it to be, it’s flu season. As college students, we most certainly do not want to catch ourselves with a box of tissues in one hand and medicine in the other. To give your immune system an extra boost, here are three health-happy foods to finish off the semester strong. […]

Vital Signs: Healthier ways to order coffee

August 27, 2019 Signal Contributor 0

Let’s be real here — transitioning from fun in the sun to cramming for exams is the perfect excuse for a caffeine pick-me-up. After all, according to a recent study on Clinical Nutrition, 79 percent of college students drink the popular beverage to stay awake, making coffee seemingly the best solution for late-night study sessions. […]

Vital Signs: Taking care of your sunburnt skin

April 22, 2019 Anna Kellaher 1

As the weather gets warmer, you’ll hopefully be spending more time outside. Sunny days are great, but they can leave you with a sunburn if you don’t use proper protection. Prevention from sunburn is always the best option, but sometimes you might find […]

Vital Signs: Staying safe on St. Patrick’s Day

March 12, 2019 Anna Kellaher 0

Next week is St. Patrick’s Day — a day associated with celebrating Irish culture, the color green and, for many people, binge drinking. Binge drinking is defined as the consumption of four drinks in two hours for women and five drinks in two hours for men. In the short term, […]

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