Cook with Katie–Party Edition!

By Katie Shepherd The weather is warmer and spring is in the air! Just a few more weeks and we’ll be able to put another semester behind us! This is a very exciting time of year—Little 5 is this week, and some of you will be graduating very soon! Early congrats to you! With multiple celebrations… Read more »

It’s Get Yourself Tested and Get Yourself Talking Week!

It’s Get Yourself Tested and Get Yourself Talking Week! In support of GYT week and Sexually Transmitted Disease Awareness Month, IU Health Center and the Sexual Health Advocacy Group (SHAG) are partnering with Community Capacity for Prevention and Education (CCPE) Substance Abuse and HIV Prevention Project, and with Positive Link to provide HIV testing on campus. The testing… Read more »

Clothesline Project Shines Light on Sexual Violence

  The presence of sexual violence on college campuses is a growing issue that demands visibility, education, discussion, and action. Through The Clothesline Project, IU Health Center’s Sexual Assault Crisis Service support team invites students, staff, faculty, and community members to break the silence. As part of IU’s Culture of Care Week, survivors and allies are asked to… Read more »

IU Kicks Butts Day!

Wednesday, March 22 is the first annual IU Kicks Butts Day! Join us at Wellness at Wells from 1:00-3:00 p.m. (Wells Library Learning Commons, Room 138) for tobacco cessation activities, wellness assessments, free quit kits, free massage, aromatherapy, frisbees, and other fun giveaways! Did you know Indiana University Bloomington’s campus is tobacco-free? Quit now. We won’t… Read more »

It’s Sleep Week! Freebies, Freebies, and More FREEBIES!

It’s Sleep Week! Did you know that getting fewer than seven hours of sleep each night is associated with increased stress, lower grades, and poor concentration? Join us at Wellness at Wells this Wednesday from 1:00-3:00 p.m. in the Wells Library Learning Commons, Room 138, for fun Sleep Week activities and MAJOR giveaways! The first 35 students… Read more »

Zika: How to Protect Yourself

Taking a vacation? Chances are that you’ve heard about protecting yourself against Zika. But just what is Zika and how do you protect yourself? Zika is a virus primarily spread by mosquitoes, but Zika can also be passed through sexual intercourse from a person who has Zika to sex partners, and from a pregnant woman to her fetus…. Read more »

Mumps on the IUB Campus

Indiana University is investigating a cluster of mumps cases on the Bloomington campus. Five total cases have been confirmed since December. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), mumps cases nationwide are at a 10-year high, with 46 states reporting cases in the last year. IU is taking all precautions to protect… Read more »

Celebrate EveryBODY Week!

This Monday is the start of Celebrate EveryBODY Week and we’re celebrating YOU! Too often students focus on the things they don’t like about their bodies, the things they want to change, and the things society tells them don’t look quite right. Her nose is too big, he’s too short, her breasts are too small, his smile… Read more »

Cook with Katie – Mac and Cheese, Adulting Style!

By Katie Shepherd Macaroni and cheese. We all love this warm, cheesy inviting dish that brings back memories of childhood and home. Sadly, all too often, this dish is loaded with butter, excessive amounts of cheese, and (especially if you are making the packaged variety) very little in terms of actual nutrition. Recently, I’ve seen… Read more »

Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Massage Package Available!

Looking for that perfect Valentine’s Day gift for your sweetheart? The IMU Wellness Center is offering a relaxation gift package! This $75 package includes: 45-minute table massage 30-minute aromatherapy session with essential oil sample included 45-minute progressive muscle relaxation and guided visualization session Walk over to the IMU Wellness Center (Indiana Memorial Union, Mezzanine M005), or… Read more »