Let’s Snooze: sleepy tips from the peer -eds

Let’s Snooze: sleepy tips from the peer -eds by Gaby, with input from all the peer educators! We’ve all got a different relationship with sleep. It’s super easy for some, hard for others, and everyone needs a different amount to feel their best! This blog post is a compilation of different sleep-related tips from the…

Shoot Your Shot: a word of encouragement to tell your crush how you feel

Shoot Your Shot: words of encouragement to tell your crush how you feel by Gaby Ferrell, Well-Woman Peer Educator (The official opinion of the well-woman office is that people should do what makes them comfortable and happy – this article is not intended to be a directive. Rather, what is presented below is a nudge,…

Fall Break in NYC

For folks staying on campus during Fall Break, the time off from our regular schedules can seem gloriously open and unstructured–sometimes a little dauntingly so. We’ve put together a few ideas of things to do in NYC either this weekend or anytime if you’re looking for a little inspiration: Check out an event at an…

Frequently Asked Questions about the Flu Shot!

We’re happy to share a special guest post from Primary Care’s Medical Director, Dr. Marjorie Seidenfeld: Have you been contemplating getting the flu shot, but having hesitation? Maybe you heard about a friend who told you they got sick afterward? Maybe you have an allergy to eggs and have been told you shouldn’t get the…

Answering a Question Box Question!

Hello! As you may or may not know, Well Woman has an anonymous question box. It lives in the Well Woman office (although you might spot it at some events like the Student Services Fair during NSOP and at the Flu Shot Fair today from 3pm-6pm in the Diana Event Oval where you can get…

Get to know the peer eds: Amanda, Rania, Simi & Aneliza!

Name / year / major Rania / ‘18 / Women and Gender’s Studies and Economics Amanda / ‘18 / Africana Studies and Art History Simi / ‘18 / Urban Studies, concentration in Sustainable Development, minor in Race & Ethnic Studies Aneliza / ‘19 / Women and Gender Studies What is home for you?  Aneliza: A…

Get to know the peer eds: Madison!

Name / year / major: Madison / Sophomore / Political Science and Human Rights Hometown: Minneapolis, Minnesota Share your favorite WW office resource: The button maker! I have a massive button collection and I love being able to make my own buttons that include messages on my favorite wellness topics! Share your fave WW program…

Get to know the peer eds: Cara, Rumana and Allison!

Name / year / major: Ok so we’re nostalgic seniors, who decided to do this together because we love each other. 1. Rumana, Senior, Urban Studies (sociology) 2. Allison, Senior, Psych & dance minor 3. Cara, Senior, Gender Studies & Race and Ethnicity What is home for you?  Rumana: Home for me is where my…

Get to know the peer eds: Megnot!

Name / Year / Major: Megnot Mulugeta / 2019 / Sociology and Africana Studies Home is Nashville, TN and wherever else my heart is!! fave WW office resource: tie between the free pads, the books, and office hours one thing you wish students knew about WW space?: it’s a great place to just hang out…

Get to know the peer eds: Sammy!

Over the next few weeks we’ll be introducing you to our awesome student peer educators, starting with Sammy Step: Name / Year / Major: Sammy Step/ ’18/ Psychology and Art History Minor Home: Los Angeles, CA Favorite WW Resource: My favorite WW resource is actually Office Hours. I think it’s wonderful that almost any day,…