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Oral contraceptives are just one of the many birth control methods offered by the Wellness Center.

Let’s Talk About Birth Control

Claire Minter November 3, 2020

Wofford’s Wellness Center expands contraceptive and health offerings to students Wofford students may have noticed that the Wellness Center is now providing free condoms located in the laundry rooms...

As a result of spending more time on Zoom, students are having to combat the new issue of fighting distractions as well as Zoom fatigue

Combatting Zoom Fatigue

Grace Gehlken November 3, 2020

Eat, sleep, zoom, repeat Eat, sleep, Zoom, repeat.  This seems to be the rhythm of life for a COVID-19 college student. When asked on average how many hours a day  they spend on Zoom,...

The significance of stress

The significance of stress

Anna Aguillard December 8, 2015

By: Anna Aguillard, Senior Writer With full course loads, internship applications and grad school tests to take, even the word “anxiety” can make a Wofford student feel anxious. Being a part of the...

Sam Veremchuk collapses over his schoolwork.

The do’s and don’ts of personal health

Contributing Writer November 17, 2015

By: Elizabeth Terrell, Contributing Writer “Have you found it difficult to go to class and do your work while you’ve been sick?” I asked my interviewee. “Yes,” sophomore Hailey Gardner said,...

For Wofford students who have specific tree allergies, Lefebvre says to keep your windows shut. “I have an allergy to hickory trees, and my yard is full of them. I chose to stop sleeping with the windows open so I wouldnt wake up feeling congested.

An apple a day maintains the GPA

Katie Sanders October 6, 2015

By: Katie Sanders, Staff Writer A chorus of sniffling noses and incessant coughing has become the soundtrack of fall semester, but Lisa Lefebvre, director of employee wellness and medical services, shares...

Eating healthy

Eating healthy

Old Gold & Black Web Admin March 24, 2015

ON-CAMPUS OPTIONS DURING NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTH— I am willing to bet that nine out of 10 readers were, until now, unaware that March’s calendar has more than just St. Patrick’s Day – it...

Emily Bacher with her father at the Cooper River Bridge Run last year.

Cooper River Bridge 10k Run

Old Gold & Black Web Admin March 24, 2015

THE 38TH ANNUAL RACE WILL TAKE PLACE SATURDAY, MARCH 28 IN CHARLESTON— Cooper River Bridge run is a 10k foot race that starts in Mount Pleasant, S.C., and ends in downtown Charleston. Events for...

Advice for first years, from a first year: how to keep off the “freshman 15”

Advice for first years, from a first year: how to keep off the “freshman 15”

Old Gold & Black Web Admin September 30, 2014

FIRST YEAR PERSPECTIVE — It can be easy to succumb to the infamous “freshman 15” at Wofford when you can walk into the all-you-can-eat buffet that is Burwell, load up on burgers, fries, and...

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