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Health & Wellness, Home Life January 29, 2019

Cooking on Campus: A Student's Guide to Food Safety

Krystina C., Editor

Cooking doesn’t always take place inside the kitchen. For students living in dorms, mini fridges, microwave ovens and stovetop grills are often necessary for cooking and storing food. But whether you are cooking on campus or in your family's kitch...

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Military Life January 24, 2019

A Career Out of Camouflage: Five Benefits to Hiring Veterans

Amanda S., Editor

Service members have very important jobs. From peacekeeping to weapons engineering, they are highly trained in a multitude of disciplines. But what happens when it comes time to separate from the military and return to civilian life? If still in a...

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Home Life, Security & Preparedness January 22, 2019

Stop the Stalking: Recognize the Signs, Report the Crime

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Stalking – we’ve all seen it in the movies. A mysterious man hiding in a dark alley, watching his victim from the shadows… But scarier than a scene from the latest thriller is stalking in real life. Over 3 million Americans age 18 or older have b...

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Home Life, Military Life January 17, 2019

Relationship Matters: Understanding Teen Dating Violence

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Relationships can be violent at any age. The main issue with teen dating violence is that many adolescents think some behaviors, such as name-calling or possessiveness, are normal. What many don’t know, however, is that these behaviors can lead to...

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Military Life, Work Life & Safety January 16, 2019

Learn How HFACS Can Help You Figure Out the Why

Erika S., Editor in Chief

In simple terms, the Human Factors Analysis and Classification System (HFACS) is a tool that can help you unravel the events that led up to an accident. How HFACS Works Accidents can rarely be attributed to one single cause, and most are caused ...

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Health & Wellness January 8, 2019

7 Simple Spiritual Practices for an Enlightening New Year

Julia S., Editor

Every ending marks a new beginning – another try at getting things right. This new year, encourage your community to build a strong relationship with their spirituality by introducing some of these practices into their lives. Adapt this inf...

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Work Life & Safety December 20, 2018

Kick-Start Your Year: Resolve to Improve Your Emotional Well-being at Work

Heather M., Editor

When you made your New Year’s resolutions this year, did you include improving your emotional well-being at work? You may have resolved to make some fixes in your personal life – health, finances and general lifestyle – but what about how you feel...

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Health & Wellness, Home Life December 17, 2018

New Year's Resolutions: Make 2019 Your Fittest Year Yet

Amanda S., Editor

As 2018 draws to a close, it's time to start making those 2019 New Year's resolutions! There is just something about the promise of a new year that gets people motivated to improve their lives. From small self-care promises to physical, emotional ...

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Home Life, Work Life & Safety December 13, 2018

From Snowbound to Safe: 9 Steps to Surviving Winter Driving

Heather M., Editor

It’s winter driving time! Help your citizens stay safe all season long by reminding them how to stay safe on the road, with tips on preparing their cars and how to adjust their driving habits to the cold-weather conditions. Winter Driving Surviva...

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Security & Preparedness December 12, 2018

Make a Plan: How to Stay Safe During a Vehicle-Ramming Attack

Maggie K., Senior Editor

We live in a scary time – Americans are well aware that the threat of terrorism looms behind any corner. From shootings and bombings to vehicle-ramming attacks, domestic and international terrorists use a variety of horrific methods to perpetrate ...

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