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Ask a Wellness Ambassador: oral sex, headache relief

February 17, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Health and Science, Issue 14

A biweekly column addressing students’ health questions from office of Health, Wellness, and Recreation. Dear Wellness Ambassadors, My partner and I haven’t had sex but we have been doing oral. Can I get an STI from doing or...

Reproductive rights not a ‘single issue’

February 11, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 13, Opinion

By Carson Norwood Staff Writer We’ve all heard it before: “You can’t be a single-issue voter!” One of these supposed single issues is whether or not a candidate is pro- or anti-choice. Many people hear this and think o...

Ask a Wellness Ambassador: coffee habit, birth control options

February 3, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Health and Science, Issue 12

A biweekly column addressing students’ health questions from office of Health, Wellness, and Recreation. Dear Wellness Ambassadors, Whenever I am in school I drink about 3-5 cups of coffee per day to stay awake, and my friends...

Ask a Wellness Ambassador: alcohol poisoning, morning-after pill

November 4, 2015

Filed under 2015-2016, Health and Science, Issue 7

A biweekly column addressing students’ health questions from office of Health, Wellness, and Recreation. Dear Wellness Ambassadors, This past weekend my roommate and I went to a Halloween party, and she drank a lot. She passe...

Examining the state of sex education in the United States

October 28, 2015

Filed under 2015-2016, Features, Issue 6

By Carson Norwood and Casey Walden Contributing Writers From The New York Times to “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” the media has recently been littered with jarring stories from real sex-ed classes across the U.S. ...

Editorial: Simmons Health Center falls short of student needs

October 28, 2015

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 6, Opinion

According to the Simmons Health Center’s website, “[the Health Center] offers health care to Simmons undergraduate and graduate students, and is a provider of health services to students at other area colleges as well. Services...

‘Piles of Info’ discussion a success

October 7, 2015

Filed under 2015-2016, Health and Science, Issue 4

By Julie Nickerson Contributing Writer On Tuesday Oct. 6, from 3-4 p.m., a small gathering of students attended the “Piles of Info: Improving Your Health Literacy” event in the student activities conference room. The discus...

Ask a Wellness Ambassador

September 24, 2015

Filed under 2015-2016, Health and Science, Issue 2

A biweekly column addressing students’ health questions from office of Health, Wellness, and Recreation. Dear Wellness Ambassadors, I’m a first-year, and ever since coming to campus, I’ve had a really hard time falling ...

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