Flu season has started, and for many students that means staying at home battling through the long list of debilitating symptoms. Carolyn Crampton, a clinical nursing instructor on campus, says that the best remedy for the common cold is to start off the day by drinking a lot of fluids. Eating chicken noodle soup helps as it includes an antiviral component effective in treating viral infections. Most colds are caused by viruses, the most common being the rotavirus which takes about two days for the symptoms to occur. Many of these viruses are on classroom and bathroom door handles, or buttons in an elevator. “Use your
We’ve all been told at one time or another that we should drink more water. Maybe your doctor mentioned it during an appointment, an athletic coach said something at practice, or a health teacher covered the benefits of water and body function in class. It could be something as simple as a parent telling you to drink more water in order to get you to quit drinking all the soda. Whatever the source, the bottom line is water is good for you.
The arrival of spring brings with it the perfect weather for planting. Regardless of where you live – in a house or an apartment – your options aren’t limited to just flowers. Even the most space challenged can grow a salad garden. All you need is a large container, or several smaller containers, potting soil for the containers and the plants.
As a student, you spend a lot of time indoors. Many days you never see sunlight, especially prior to mid-terms and finals. Periods of time like this can leave you in a low mood and just a little on the cranky side. It would be easy to blame the work load, but the culprit may really be a Vitamin D deficiency.
A couple of years ago, we took a coastal road trip down Highway 1 and ended up at Monterey Bay, California, where I re-discovered Shepherd Pie at a local British pub. I had it once when I was young, but Shepherd Pie was not something I had on a regular basis growing up and, for the most part, I forgot it even existed until I saw it on that menu. Now Shepherd Pie makes a regular appearance in our dinner rotation, specifically when it’s my turn to cook.
Stress is something that everybody deals with whether the situation is good or bad. Studying throughout the term, work and other household obligations makes for one very stressed person. How we deal with that stress is important. The fun way to deal with stress is to color. There are numerous ways to get your hands on these coloring pages, some can cost a few dollars while others only a few cents. In the crisis center previously used as the Riverhawk Bistro at the student center students can walk in and sit down at one of tables to color, or even talk to the councilor that
UCC’s ski/snowboard class was canceled in previous years due to lack of snow, but with record snowfall nearly in our backyard, now might be the time to dust off your boards or skis and smash some gnarly powder. Willamette Pass offers different packages including group packages. Students interested in starting a UCC ski club or just getting some friends together could take advantage of group pricing with 15 or more members. With your group package you get discounts on lift tickets and rentals. Every group package at Willamette Pass also comes with one free lift ticket. Snowboarding classes, a full service rental shop, and Wi-Fi
Getting ready for football with Ramen fried chicken wings Chicken wings and football have become synonymous. And so will chicken wings and ramen after your taste buds experience this simple twist on the fried delicacy. With the football season coming to an end and parties being planned, this sure fire hit needs to be part of your party menu.
Fall is here. The days are shorter, and it seems like there is never enough time in our busy day. I find myself enjoying the convenience of a fast food drive through, but I still miss the feeling and taste of a home cooked meal. So, I thought why not combine the two and create a home cooked version of one of my favorites: chicken nuggets and fries. I came up with the menu of Baked Parmesan Chicken Nuggets and Potato Skins as an adult version of my fast food favorite.