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Your good-roomie guide: How to keep the peace

Rate this article and enter to winDirty coffee mugs are lodged in the windowsill, clothes litter the floor, and the ice cream you were planning to dig into after class is gone—again. Either someone...
Learning to Date, or Dating to Learn?

Learning to Date, or Dating to Learn?

A few weeks ago, my parents celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary. They met while in line to rent dorm refrigerators before the first day of college in 1981, and were married 11 years later....
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Prioritize Your Mental Health this School Year

Start the school year off right and prioritize your mental health! Getting enough sleep, developing stress resiliency and managing anxiety are all important factors in maintaining your mental health. Student Health Services offers a...
Student Health Services – Resources for the 2017-2018 School Year

Student Health Services – Resources for the 2017-2018 School Year

The 2017-2018 school year is upon us and Student Health Services is here for you to make sure you have all the resources you need to have a healthy, happy and successful school year!Click...
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Tame the tension: Science-backed ways to talk it out

Rate this article and enter to win How often are you baffled by someone’s refusal to share (or even see) your point of view? As a species, humans are not terribly effective at changing other...
May Edition of Student Health 101

May Edition of Student Health 101

The May edition of Student Health 101 is now available!Packed with helpful tips and advice, this edition features articles on a variety of subjects that will be of interest and importance to all WashU...
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Speaking, performing, presenting? How to turn fear into fuel

Rate this article and enter to winArticles about performance anxiety, aka “stage fright,” usually start the same way: Surveys reveal that Americans fear public speaking more than anything else, including death. Well, I’m pleased...
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Suicide prevention: What to do when a friend needs help

Rate this article and enter to winHave you been worried about a friend, roommate, or classmate who is increasingly withdrawn, behaving recklessly, or hinting at self-harm? Joining a college campus means joining a community—and...
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Students get real about race—and how to help each other

Rate this article and enter to winIn a recent survey by SH101, close to 1,000 students described incidents of racial bias that they’ve observed or experienced, usually in school. We asked students and experts...