With the new year comes new resolutions and a desire for change, and according to a University of Scranton psychology study, the No. 1 New Year’s resolution for 2015 is weight loss.
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The San Gabriel Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District identified West Nile virus on Aug. 12 in La Verne.
A study done by professors at the University of Southern California revealed that electronic cigarette, or e-cigarettes, reduce the exposure of particular particles by tenfold in comparison to regular cigarettes.
To meet the needs of ADA students this semester ULV expanded its Services for Students with Disabilities Department by hiring a coordinator, Leo Barrera, and transforming the building previously occupied by the Literacy Center into the Disabled Student Services Department.
The expansion of the students with disabilities department and increased workload for Director of Student Health Services and Services for Students with Disabilities Cindy Denne motivated the University to add a coordinator for the disabilities department.
A new issue recently emerged in the realm of sexually transmitted diseases – there is now a strain of antibiotic resistant gonorrhea.
Sexual health is very important to students on campus, and 15 out of 16 students questioned in an informal survey feel as though the health center could do more to educate students about sexually transmitted disease protection and prevention.
Many college students have sex without expectations of a relationship, they call it “hooking up.”
It was close to evening and Barbara’s Place was nearly empty – only clusters of students filled the seats. One group that hung out at a table outside was happy to talk about sexual health – in general. The students got quieter, however, when asked if they would share their STD status on the Internet.
When a group of 10 women students were asked about birth control provided by their University of La Verne health plan, seven of the 10 said they would not be on the pill if the school did not provide it for free.