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What You Need to Know About Type 1 Diabetes

Also known as Insulin Dependent Diabetes, type 1 diabetes is, “a disease in which the pancreas produces little to no insulin.” (Hales & Lauzon, 2018). Although this disease is most often diagnosed in individuals aged 75 years and older, chances are that you or someone you know has diabetes. That is the very reason you should be interested in this article! Being a disease that … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Type 1 Diabetes

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A Pandemic and an Apathetic Worldview (Pandemic Apathy)

Why does it feel like I don’t care about anything anymore? What are these feelings of apathy? Apathy can be defined as a lack of interest, enthusiasm, or concern. With each new lockdown or new set of restrictions, I feel myself becoming less and less interested in anything and everything. Apathy can be used to help understand “Pandemic fatigue” or “Pandemic fear” through a mental … Continue reading A Pandemic and an Apathetic Worldview (Pandemic Apathy)

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From Frames To Film

This is a repost of a past article. The original publishing date was February 25th, 2019.Written by: Tyler DeWacht We tend to take a lot of things for granted today, such as television and video games. We can instantly catch the newest episode of our favorite series no matter where we are, a detailed color image takes less than a second to capture, and we … Continue reading From Frames To Film

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Lessons From The Unexpected

The following is an unpublished Bolt article originally submitted in March 2019, written shortlyafter the end of in-person classes, by a member of the Class of 2020. A post-script follows theoriginal article text. So this is how it ends. A pandemic. A punctuated semester. A weekend away fromschool that will never end for graduating students. Yes, classes continue, or not, for a small fewwitnessing a … Continue reading Lessons From The Unexpected

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Preventing Sleep Deprivation

We are coming to the end of online learning for the winter semester, and we have faced theimpossible of learning online during a pandemic. It can be easy to lose our motivation, but asstudents and professors, we have been tested to change the way we look at learning. We mustcheck on our mental health during this time. We may have even lost a lot of … Continue reading Preventing Sleep Deprivation

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There Goes My Free Time

Dating back as long as the entertainment has been thriving, companies have been inconstant competition with each other to produce content that will set them high above theirfellow competitors. In doing so, these companies are working tirelessly to produce projects thatwill make a stamp on the timeline that is the history of popular culture. It is the goal of thesecompanies in making these projects that … Continue reading There Goes My Free Time

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CSA By Election Profiles

Shannon Ross – CSU VP marketingMy name is Shannon Ross, and I am a third year Bachelor of Science student entering into my final year of my degree next fall. I have been heavily involved in the CUE community throughout my degree. I am currently a peer coach as well as CSU VP Marketing. As CSU VP Marketing for the 2020-2021 school year, I have … Continue reading CSA By Election Profiles

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Overcoming Binge Eating

Over this past year, we may have experienced some significant changes, not only physical butmentally. As students, we may even start binge eating during our time in quarantine, and it has had a considerable impact on our mental state. It is easy for us to fall into a pattern where we do not take care of our bodies, which is more apparent with the closing … Continue reading Overcoming Binge Eating

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Unhealthy Coping

When we think about coping mechanism, we all have a way of dealing with our emotions and mental health. We, as students, need to understand each of the unhealthy coping skills for uncomfortable feelings. When we feel stressed, full of anxiety, or depressed, we have a way of dealing with it; sometimes, that means to shut out the world. This is an unhealthy coping mechanism, … Continue reading Unhealthy Coping