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Congress lends a paw to veterans

By Hayley Nagelberg, Columnist

August 9, 2016

Dog is man’s best friend. This has been common knowledge for years, but it’s taken on new meaning recently. Being man’s best friend no longer just means standing loyally nearby. Lawmakers are now recognizing these best friends because of their therapeutic benefits for individuals with special needs,...

UI researchers find potential way to control anxiety levels

UI researchers find potential way to control anxiety levels

By Frances Welch

October 26, 2015

When a puzzle is missing a piece and there is nothing to fill the space, the mind runs wild with overanalyzing, overthinking and finding every detailed flaw; restlessness of dissatisfaction caused by reasons unknown. This is anxiety.Anxiety disorder affects roughly 44 million people in the U.S., which is...

Apps, books and gadgets: A traveler’s packing list

Apps, books and gadgets: A traveler’s packing list

By Christina Oehler

February 3, 2015

Despite the winter weather, students will soon have a light at the end of the tunnel: spring break. With a week-long vacation just around the corner, students have just enough time to put together the perfect packing list for the ultimate spring break trip. Once the basics are packed — appropriate cl...

Thomas “relieved” as recruitment nears end

Thomas “relieved” as recruitment nears end

October 20, 2014

When Elijah Thomas announces his college decision Tuesday afternoon, it will mark the end of a wild recruiting process for the star forward out of Texas. Recruiting never ends for college coaches and programs, but for many aspiring Division I basketball players like Thomas, it’s an experience they will ...