Tagged wellness

SU alters Health and Dental Plan

By Justin Schellenberg, September 26 2018 — As part of an effort to increase student access to the Health and Dental Plan, the Students’ Union has implemented a new payment system for student insurance. The new plan, referred to as “the rolling 12 payment format,” will allow students to enroll in the Health and Dental…

U of C keeping higher education sober with Cannabis Policy

By Jason Herring, September 24 2018 — Despite the impending Oct. 17 legalization of cannabis across Canada, students at the University of Calgary will have to venture off-campus to light up a legal joint. The U of C unveiled its stand-alone Cannabis Policy on Sept. 24, but the policy doesn’t come into effect until Oct….

On-campus UBike club promotes sustainable transportation

By Kristy Koehler, September 19 2018 — A campus club is making it their mission to promote sustainable transportation. UBike is trying to dispel the rumour that sustainable transportation is expensive or inaccessible. The club wants you to know that small changes, like cycling instead of driving, can make a big impact. “We want to…

Don’t mistake self-comfort for self-care

By Sara Askew, September 14 2018— The new school year is quickly approaching, bringing with it the inevitable stress and self-neglect that many university students are far too familiar with. It is easy to become complacent in our routines and choose the instant gratification of self-comfort over the long term rewards that self-care can give…

Five reasons why coconut oil is the broke students’ effective DIY skincare

By Aymen Sherwani, September 7, 2018 — With the cold weather approaching, why pay money to dress up as a zombie for Halloween when your chapped lips, pale skin and flakey scalp do the job for free? Those half-awake walks to class at 8 a.m. alongside hundreds of other students, some groaning from hangovers, can…

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