Campus Rec and the Fit Centre have joined together to launch a new program it hopes will help students reach their wellness goals. The program, Healthy U Interactive, is an upgraded version of Rec Pac, the system previously used to keep track of students’ physical activity and wellness.
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Computer science associate professor Alexandra Fedorova has received $442,000 for smartphone development over the next three years. Fedorova and her team, working out of Simon Fraser University, were awarded the funding by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.
When I first heard about the paleo diet a few years ago, I passed it off as just another fad, and in essence it is. It retains the restrictive “eat this, not that” mentality that is common among fad diets. However, after hearing people exclaim about the way they simply “felt better” on the caveman plan, I realized that what this “fad diet” really promoted was simplicity.
In our ever-changing society I find it difficult to keep up with what is supposed to be ‘good’ and what is ‘bad.’ In particular, which types of fat are good for you and which are bad.
Taking your Flintstones isn’t the only way to repel the flu; there are several ways to get your required daily intake of nutrients outside of the medicine aisle.
Juices are touted as one of the most effective ways to get your daily servings of fruits and vegetables. By separating the liquid from your produce you create a highly concentrated source of nutrients, making it easy to meet daily nutritional requirements.
After surviving the commercialized pain of Christmas, we wait for New Year’s Eve with eager anticipation for the great things that are to come — or, in many cases, the looming disappointments.
Getting sick is one of the harsh realities of living in Saskatchewan. A deep set cold can leave you clueless and desperate for a quick fix, but don’t be fooled by some of the latest cold fighting trends. We’re here to dispel the myths and provide you with some tricks for taking care of yourself over the next few months.
Tuberculosis testing to take place on campus next week after 589 students and faculty potentially exposed
A student enrolled in arts and science classes is being treated for active pulmonary tuberculosis and 589 of his or her classmates and professors have been identified as having been potentially exposed to the disease. The student has been removed from campus and is in non-critical condition. Other affected students and faculty are being notified via email and have been asked to come in for testing at the Education Building next week.
A 2011 study by Forbes Magazine ranked squash number one on their list of top 10 healthiest sports. This high-speed racquet game won the title for having the most complete body workout, yet many people don’t even know what the sport is.
If there’s anything that we can all agree on, it’s that life is hard. Jobs don’t pay enough, rent is too high and groceries get more expensive every year.
The average student doesn’t need a news article to tell them that life can get hectic — and quickly. They can just look at their personal schedule to see the slow build of quizzes, assignments and readings that pile up on life, work and family obligations.
The Elevator ➯
- Cultural outfits are not Halloween costumes October 30, 2013 2:00 pm
- We’ve gotta keep religion and civic events separated October 30, 2013 4:01 pm
- Stop torturous practices on U of S property November 1, 2013 7:00 pm
- The white poppy is an insult to veterans November 17, 2013 12:00 pm
- Tuition tax credits targeting wealthy students December 5, 2013 8:00 pm
- Student Council talks TransformUS with senior administrators December 5, 2013 6:00 pm
- Research journal highlights academic work December 5, 2013 4:00 pm
- City charities benefit from U of S groups December 5, 2013 2:00 pm