Keeping up with diet and nutrition is a difficult challenge for anyone, let alone college students who love beer and pizza. Diets are great but much like other addictions such as painkillers and meth, it’s easy to backslide into cheeseburgers. Staying strong will benefit you in the long run, but […]
Students were able to get a tour of The Frederick and Ophelia Tate Ogier Garden Friday March 3, and participants could pick from the many vegetables and plants to make themselves a healthy salad. The garden is an area at UNF where students can learn about the health benefits of […]
Students received grocery shopping tips right in the store at the “Shopping with the Dietitian” event Tuesday. UNF’s campus dietitian, Yamila Lowry, met a group of students at Winn Dixie on Baymeadows Rd and gave a tour of the store and advice for smart shopping. The event was sponsored by […]
Correction: A quote in a previous version of this article stated that students can get an insurance plan for a little over $2,000 a year. That plan is no longer available to students, and the plan now costs $3750 for the 2016-2017 academic year, or $313 a month. A UNF alumni started […]
Subject to their first taste of freedom from high school and parental guidance, freshman students take on new responsibilities like the taxing balance of work, school and a social life. Nutrition isn’t always high on their list of priorities. The “Freshman 15” is considered the period where students gain weight […]
Ice cream is the perfect treat to keep cool and bear the dog days of summer. Fortunately, Jacksonville is home to a handful of great ice cream shops that are worth the trip. Stop by one of these spots for a tasty frozen dessert.
Lavender Graduation, Alumni Service Day and more.
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The Ogier Gardens facility is finishing up the touches on a new greenhouse to aid the growing process in the harsh Florida climate.
On Nov. 19, UNF’s International Center held an Oxfam Hunger Banquet to raise awareness for world hunger. Students were randomly assigned income levels and then served food and different amounts of food based on the levels assigned, to simulate what meals would be like for people depending on their income
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Seriously, even the smell of coffee is rewarding for the sleep-deprived college student
Eating can make you one of the cool kids on the playground now.
Adderall is no longer just a drug to treat ADD, now it’s treating College.
E-cigarettes may seem like a better alternative than traditional cigarettes due to the absence of tobacco, but we shouldn’t rush to them just yet.
A temporary law allows, but doesn’t require, alcohol companies to provide nutritional labels on their products.