Tag Archives: dorm rooms

Aerobic exercise in dorm rooms improves student health

College life is fraught with the Freshman 15 extra pounds, all-you-can eat cafeteria food and the temptation of holiday candy and cookies. The will to exercise is low. But don’t think you have to schlep out to the gym to … Continue reading

Posted in Campus food, CB Blog, College life, College success tips, Discounts and savings, Dorm life, Student health | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

College life on campus during Thanksgiving break

So you’re stuck on campus during the three- to five-day Thanksgiving break. What to do? You could clean your dorm room or serve Thanksgiving dinner to international students. Or you could give back to your community by volunteering your time … Continue reading

Posted in Campus food, CB Blog, College life, Dorm life | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Student health: How to protect yourself from meningitis

Since March, Princeton University has seen seven cases of bacterial meningitis. What’s notable about the Princeton cases is that they are the rare strain B. Meningitis, which can arise in crowded dorm rooms on college campuses. Living and eating in … Continue reading

Posted in Campus food, CB Blog, College life, Dorm life, Roommates, Student health | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

How to get over the winter blues: Seasonal affective disorder treatment

Are you feeling S.A.D.? Seasonal affective disorder is a condition in which the lack of daylight makes you feel lethargic, moody and anxious. Now that the clocks have changed after Daylight Saving Time (note: it’s Saving not Savings), it’s getting … Continue reading

Posted in CB Blog, College life, College success tips, Dorm life, Student health | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thanksgiving dinner on campus for international students

The Thanksgiving holiday is coming up soon. Classes get out, vacation week starts and everyone packs up to go home. But international students and those who live far away might not be able to travel home over the break. No … Continue reading

Posted in Campus food, CB Blog, College life, College parties, Dorm life, Study abroad | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Seasonal farmers’ market offers whole foods for student health

This is the season for apples, homemade breads, pumpkin pie and artisan cheese. Get them all at your local farmers’ markets, which are springing up this fall and winter to feature a bounty of foods. College life doesn’t have to … Continue reading

Posted in Campus food, College life, Discounts and savings, Dorm life, Roommates, Student health | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Improve study habits: How to stay awake healthily

Campus life is full of sleepy students. The demanding schedules, the unhealthy food, the fluctuating sleep patterns, the tendency to wait until the last minute to write papers or study for a test. All-nighters and gallons of energy drinks are … Continue reading

Posted in CB Blog, College life, College success tips, Student health | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment