Student Wellness

Filling a Vegan Need in Texas

Think that a vegan diet is an oxymoron in cattle country? Not so at the University of North Texas, which has made following a plant-based diet very much a reality by building the Mean Greens dining hall. The idea for the vegan-only hall was developed out of student demand, and served an average of 4,500 students a day in the first week after opening August 22, shares Ken Botts, director of special programs for UNT Dining Services. “Students vote with their feet,” he says. “By showing they really, really liked it, we knew we made the right decision.”

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U of New Hampshire To Stop Selling Energy Drinks

University of New Hampshire students won't be able to buy Red Bull and other energy drinks on campus starting in January.

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Mental Health Class

As I watch seemingly happy, healthy students return to campus to start the fall semester, I cannot help but wonder what troubling emotions may be behind their beaming smiles. My curiosity is supported by the American College Counseling Association's recent survey finding the emotional health of incoming freshmen at a record low.

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Student Dies After Fall At St. Peter's College

Police say a 27-year-old St. Peter's College student died after jumping from a third-floor bathroom window in an apparent suicide.

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CU-Boulder Challenges Students To Stay Sober This Weekend

The University of Colorado is challenging students to abstain from drinking alcohol or using drugs this weekend as part of the campus's annual "Live Free Weekend."

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St. Cloud State Ends Homecoming, But St. Cloud Bars Do Not

St. Cloud State University has canceled its homecoming festivities, but that hasn't stopped a group of downtown bars from staging an unofficial homecoming celebration.

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Quinnipiac U Basketball Players Charged With Assault

Two Quinnipiac University basketball players were arrested on assault charges Sunday after allegedly hitting two other university students as they were trying to break up a fight on campus, police said.

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Md. Student Held Without Bond In Fatal Stabbing

A judge has ordered a 19-year-old Bowie State University student accused of fatally stabbing a roommate last week held without bond.

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Underage Undergrads Under A Watchful Eye

Boston’s student army is back, and pub doormen are braced and ready

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Va. Court Hears 1 Aspect Of College Alcohol Ad Case

The Virginia Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday on whether a publication produced on campus by university undergraduates is a "college newspaper" if at least half of its readers are 21 or older.

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