The Wichitan

Second annual ‘Cookies and Condoms’ event raises sexual awareness today

Tasia Floissac

February 7, 2018

Filed under Campus, News

To raise awareness and emphasize the importance of strong sexual health, members of the organization People Respecting the Identity and Diversity of Everyone will host the second annual "Free HIV testing with Cookies and Condoms,"...

Increase in reported sexual assault, harassment for fall 2017

Bridget Reilly

January 17, 2018

Filed under News

With recent global efforts to support those victimized by sexual harassment and/or assault, the #metoo campaign has given victims the motivation to tell their story. The latest Golden Globes awards saw a sea of black attire among...

Raise Your Standards to Accomplish New Year’s Resolutions

Markell Braxton-Johnson

January 13, 2018

Filed under Campus, News, Op-Ed

Around this time, people are in the beginning stages of their New Year’s Resolutions. We all know the usual ones: “I want to go to the gym more, eat healthier and lose weight,” “I want to study more and make better grades,” or, for the f...

The day my brain exploded

Robin Reid

March 1, 2017

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

I had a ticking bomb inside the vessels of my brain and it almost ended my life. I lost my memory for nine days, but I do remember the daylight. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012 started out just like any other day. I woke up by 7 a...

Community Health Fair aims to help put prevention into practice

Robin Reid

February 28, 2017

Filed under Campus, Local, News

To teach people to practice prevention to prolong life, the 17th annual Community Health Fair will take place Friday, March 3, in D.L. Ligon Coliseum from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Students from all departments in the Robert D. and Carol...

Balanced life key to fighting Freshman 15

Emma Labedis

October 28, 2015

Filed under Feature, Reporting class

Taco Bell. Chic-fil-A. McDonald's. Whataburger. Jack in the Box. Dairy Queen. Sonic Drive-in. Canes. Chipotle. The list is almost endless. The food is convenient. And relatively inexpensive. It's also full of calories. And,...

Non-smokers’ health biggest reason for smoking ban

Matt Jobe

January 29, 2015

Filed under Op-Ed

It’s a touchy subject for both sides: Some people believe a tobacco ban infringes on smokers' rights, and others believe the habits of smokers put the health of non-smokers at risk. Just from looking at these two sides of the...

Tobacco policy unfair to smokers

Courtney Gilder

January 22, 2015

Filed under Op-Ed

The continuous struggle to help campus become “healthier” by eliminating smoking from campus could do more harm than good. The new plan is offering solutions to those that don't want smoking, but leaves out a compromise for those that woul...

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