Health & Fitness

Students practice self care

While it is easy to get caught up in personal responsibilities, including school and work, students agree that taking time for self care is also important.

Technology use contributes to poor sleep

Sleep disturbance is all too common for young adults between the ages of 18 and 30, according to 2019 study “Smart Technology and Not So Smart Sleep Quality” by Elmhurt College, Roosevelt University, Eastern Illinois University and Dominican University.

Barre Element heats up workout

Barre Element, a boutique fitness studio located on Foothill Boulevard, offers low impact classes with a touch of cardio. 

Rhythm method returns with Natural Cycles app

Natural Cycles was approved last month by the FDA as a medical device for use as a contraceptive.

Panel examines LGBT health issues

A group of about 20 students and faculty members gathered April 12 in the Hanawalt House for the Gaypril Health Education Panel event to learn more about health and safe sex practices within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community. The panel was part of the University’s Gaypril events, which consist of LGBT educational programming during the month of April. 

Quiet Spot brings Metta meditation

The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life offers “The Quiet Spot,” teaching various guided meditation techniques, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.  A recent session was guided by Bil Owen, instructional technology coordinator for the Academic Success Center.  “It’s always encouraging that people are taking time to work with their minds,” said Owen, who has led meditation for two years. 

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