Eating Healthy: Liala Al-Shatel reaches for some healthy food options at Westview Dining Center. Students have a variety of healthy options available for them on campus. Photo By: Kate Dupon | Photo Editor
Starting college is an exciting time in many young people’s lives. It means more freedom from parents, a first chance to live on your own and learning to be responsible for yourself and your own choices. Part of personal responsibility is making sure you take care of yourself and stay as healthy as you can.
When students come to college it gives them more freedom and it can affect their overall health. With late night study sessions fueled by pizza and chocolate, and the lack of exercise, students may have a hard time maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Avoiding the freshman 15 can seem next to impossible; however, it is all about self-discipline and healthy choices. (more…)