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Forget about the stress

Nicole Witt, Staff Reporter

March 24, 2015

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Seven weeks down, seven weeks to go. Break was a much needed week for many students. People are walking around sleep deprived and thriving on caffeine. Everyone is starting to become more and more stressed. Are more classes being...

An easy way to weight loss?

Tyler Frickson, Staff Reporter

March 24, 2015

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Having serious health problems due to weight can begin to be an issue for college students. Adjusting to life away from family and making healthy choices can be challenging. Most of the time, a change in lifestyle choices can...

Student profile: Women’s Track runner Claire Gordee

Nicole Witt, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2015

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The last weekend in February was nothing but successful for both Men and Women’s Track and Field. The teams competed in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Indoor Championships. Both teams swept away the...

Know your protein supplements

Tyler Frickson, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2015

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Exercising regularly and eating right are great ways to stay in shape, but there is another route: protein shakes or supplements. Commercial protein supplements can consist of several things, including whey, casein, soy, egg...

Childhood trauma linked to health problems

Alexis Zuel, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2015

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The quote “secrets are no fun, secrets hurt someone” was said by almost every single person when they were little, and it could not be truer. A recent NPR article pondered the question if family secrets, such as childhood...

Staying warm, staying safe

Tyler Frickson, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2015

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The end of winter is a time for joy for those who look forward to marching out the door and braving the world in t-shirts without having to worry about bundling up in multiple layers to walk a few blocks. However, this flirtation...

Starting a fitness routine

Nicole Witt, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2015

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Has there ever been interest in starting a workout, but unsure how to go about starting? Sometimes, beginning a workout routine can be daunting, especially with little to no background in fitness. UW-La Crosse offers plenty of...

The myth of the juice cleanse

Nicole Witt, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2015

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If anyone turns on the TV, flips through a magazine or talks about a health trend, it seems like nearly everyone is on some sort of diet. One in particular is on the rise: juice cleanses. Doesn’t sound too bad, does it? It consists...

Dope(ing) to win

Dustin Skolaski, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2015

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People love to test their bodies and push them to physical extremes, whether it be through extreme powerlifting, prolonged fasting or through extreme marathons.  Marathons have been around since they debuted in 1896 at the Olympic...

Adderall has number of side effects when misused

Tyler Frickson, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2015

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Adderall is known as a type of drug called an amphetamine, legally used in a limited number of countries, most widely the United States as well as Canada.  This drug is primarily prescribed for the treatment of Attention Deficit...

Women’s Basketball shoots their way to a special win

Nicole Witt, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2015

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The women’s basketball team had a monumental win in Mitchell Hall Wednesday, Feb. 2. The Eagles not only took the win from the Blue Devils of Stout with a score of 52-36, they then awarded Coach Lois Heeren with her 200th victory...

Pointers no match for Eagle wrestlers

Dustin Skolaski, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2015

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The fourth-ranked UW-La Crosse wrestling team came away with a decisive 35-9 victory over the visiting Pointers of UW-Stevens Point Friday night, Feb. 6, in Mitchell Hall. The victory moved UW-L to 4-1 in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate...

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