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Education and mental health: students reveal coping methods

Mental health problems can be problematic whether they be the often-seen anxiety, stress and depression or something as specific as home-life issues. Fortunately, there are many avenues for support that students can pursue on and off campus. UW-Fox’s Counseling Services, readily available to students, is one such avenue. Hannah Keesler has been working at UW-Fox Counseling Services for three years. Originally...

In the halls: Netflix or Hulu?

"Hulu, because I don't have Netflix. My parents set up Hulu, so that's just what I use. Plus, my boyfriend has Netflix if I want to watch it."   Kenzie Knox, freshman "Neflix, because of its content, and it has The Originals"   Patrick Houfek, freshman "Neither. I choose YouTube because it is free."   Kyle Wendt, freshman   "I choose Netflix because I am experienced with it and...

Students and staff feel safe on campus

Code Blue Phone
On-campus shootings have been an unfortunate reality in campuses across the nation. However, students and staff at UW-Fox Valley generally don't call for tighter security. Bill Bultman, associate dean for academic affairs at UW-Fox Valley, maintained that on-campus crime is nonexistent, statistically speaking. “You’ll see in the security report that UW-Fox routinely has zeros in any on-campus crime reporting. As an...

Administrators evaluate budget implementation

The state of Wisconsin reduced the funds allotted to the 13 UW Colleges for the purposes of balancing the state budget. The $250 million cut was declared July 1, 2015 to be put into place Jan. 1. As a result, the UW Colleges had only six months to decide how to best use their reduced budget. The downsizing has certainly had...

University or tech: educational routes leave no wrong answer

With different institutions available for continuing education, how do students choose the right one? Past and current students have faced this question time and time again. There is a lot of think over when deciding on an educational path. Universities and technical colleges bring each student a different experience. Some students focus their time and energy on their desired career,...

UW-Fox programs benefit community

Many psychology and sociology professors at UW-Fox give students assignments or extra credit that require students to volunteer and see volunteer programs work behind the scenes. Students may substitute a project for volunteer work, or receive extra-credit by using this opportunity and writing a paper detailing their experiences. Curriculum involvement in the community is just one of many ways...

Spotlight: campus clubs give students opportunities

Club Bulletin
Campus clubs at UW-Fox Valley allow students to further their knowledge in areas of interest. The campus has a number of clubs can join. Michael McFall, assistant professor of philosophy, advises multiple clubs at UW-Fox, including Philosophy Club, the campus forum for ideological debate, and CRU, an interdenominational evangelical Christian organization. McFall discussed the social benefits of the clubs at Fox. “Because Fox...

Caffeine usage: a practice of moderation

Caffeine, and caffeined beverages, is a safe and effective aid to mood and mental focus. However, like many things, there is a limit to caffeine consumption where use becomes abuse and enjoyment begins to err on the side of addiction. In spite of the potential for misuse, caffeine is a relatively low-risk stimulant found in many different products but...

Netflix and Chill: a streaming seduction

Jordan Bastian
John Updike penned "Popular Music" in 1986, detailing how intertwined popular music and human hormones are. Fast forward 30 years, and it’s not just popular music that continues to make this case, but popular culture, too. Take, for example, the “Netflix and Chill” meme that soared to popularity late last year. The euphemized sexual invitation has reached memetic popularity faster...

In the halls: favorite presidential candidate? — Primary elections

 "Sanders, because I dislike Citizen's United"   Nick Gloede, sophomore  "Cruz, because he has logical statements compared to Trump."   Connor Freimuth, freshman  "Sanders, because he is causing us to think of issues like we never have. Plus, he reminds me of home (New England)."   Bill Gillard, associate professor of English    "Trump, because he is realistic and doesn't sugarcoat things."   Abigayle Mohnen, freshman  "Trump, because people hate him."   Steve...