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It’s Snow Much Fun!

Monday, December 17, 2012

Author: 
Kim Mayo
Monday, December 17, 2012

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With the warm weather and colorful leaves starting to dwindle it can only mean one thing…winter is coming! Not everyone shares the same enthusiasm about freezing temperatures, but when snow finally comes new outdoors activities are possible! Skiing, snowboarding, ice-skating, and snowshoeing are just a couple. UNH is in a perfect location for winter sports because Durham is only 1 hour – 1.5 hours away to the closest ski mountain! College Woods and other UNH affiliated land, such as Kingman Farm, are great places to go snowshoeing or cross-country skiing.

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Happiness Cures the Common Cold

Friday, December 14, 2012

Author: 
Courtney Eaton
Friday, December 14, 2012

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Almost everyone knows someone that acts like they are dying when they have a couch and a sore throat. Perhaps it is you that complains continuously about your runny nose. Have you noticed that these people tend to be sick more often or for longer periods of time?

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Fresh Produce in Cold Months

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Author: 
Kendra Moffett
Wednesday, December 12, 2012

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Many people have the incorrect notion that you can’t find fresh vegetables and produce in the winter months that provide nutritious salads and other main dishes. Luckily, that idea could not be farther from the truth. In fact, many farmers are preparing right now for upcoming winter farmer’s markets in these next few months.

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Group Exercise for a Fitter You

Monday, December 10, 2012

Author: 
Madeleine Gould
Monday, December 10, 2012

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It’s tough to stay in shape. As college students, we are committed to our education and clubs, and we want to spare some time for fun too.  Even when we find the spare minutes to fit in some physical activity, it’s incredibly easy to come up with any excuse not to work out. It’s cold, it’s early, it’s raining, my knee hurts… Well, you know. The list goes on. But what if your workout was actually fun, and you were surrounded by your friends the whole time? That’s one reason why group fitness classes are superbly beneficial in helping busy people stay in shape.

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Eat Smart for Finals!

Friday, December 7, 2012

Author: 
Haeley Stewart
Friday, December 7, 2012

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It's officially finals time! We're at the last stretch of our semester, but for most of us, the hardest part of our semester. I don't know whose idea it was to make the hardest part of our year the part where we are all mentally exhausted, but we just need to man up and get it done.

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Monday, December 3, 2012

Author: 
Courtney Eaton
Monday, December 3, 2012

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Today is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities! Today is dedicated to those who have both visible and non-visible disabilities. These students, no matter how severe the ailment, can have a hard time doing well on exams and completing work on time. This day is a great way to show them that they can achieve all they wish to achieve despite their disability.

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SPIN: Students Promoting Information on Nutrition

Friday, November 30, 2012

Author: 
Kendra Moffett
Friday, November 30, 2012

Students Promoting Information on Nutrition, also known as SPIN, is a great organization on campus to get involved in that is run by UNH Health Services. These mentors are student volunteers that get trained to counsel and educate those who are looking to for more knowledge and assistance in the field of nutrition and a healthy lifestyle. These students receive intensive training and education by trained professionals in the field, and are well equipped to help others with questions regarding nutrition.

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Fight Fatigue!

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Author: 
Haeley Stewart
Wednesday, November 28, 2012

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A college student’s life is a constant struggle between balancing class, studying, work, exams, internships, any type of social life and much more. Even reading that list is tiring. Trying to find time to simply fall sleep can even feel like a monumental challenge. With that being said, fatigue for a college student is almost expected, in my opinion.

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It’s not the Turkey’s Fault that you are Tired

Monday, November 26, 2012

Author: 
Courtney Eaton
Monday, November 26, 2012

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The poor turkey is having a rough enough day without being blamed for your sleepiness after the Thanksgiving feast. Many people have heard the rumor that turkey contains a chemical called tryptophan that causes us to feel tired. According to

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Protein Problems?

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Author: 
Kim Mayo
Wednesday, November 21, 2012

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Ever since the term “pink slime” was brought to our attention meat is seemingly less appealing. Red meat in particular over chicken or other poultry. Personally I don’t consider myself to be a vegetarian, but if I am offered a veggie burger or a hamburger I will always chose the non-meat option. Since I do not eat much meat I need to make sure that I am getting protein from other sources! 

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