Hello fellow bruins! Last week, Total Wellness released the final issue in volume 15 entitled “Healthy Everywhere!” This commemorates our 30th magazine as student-run publication and is available online at http://issuu.com/totalwellnessmagazine/docs/healthy_everywhere. In this issue, we explore how healthy options exist everywhere. Although seemingly “healthy” alternatives such as diet sodas can be found on almost every […]
Yomara Alcala was a 2015 Student Wellness Commission (SWC) Fellow. Yomara is currently the SWC Chief of Logistics for 2015-2016. “I joined SWC my junior year as a general member of 7,000 in Solidarity: A Campaign Against Sexual Assault. I had always been passionate about this issue but hadn’t had the opportunity to be […]
This article was written by Juliette Virzi and originally published in The Daily Bruin. Virzi is a fourth-year English student and a member of the Active Minds committee in the undergraduate student government Student Wellness Commission. Dear My Best Friend’s Professor, I wanted to start off by letting you know that I think you […]
Arazoo Shwany was a 2015 Student Wellness Commission (SWC) Fellow. Arazoo is currently a SWC Staff Development Director for 2015-2016. “As a veteran of the SWC fellowship program, I can confidently attest to the value of this experience.” Prior to becoming a fellow (and to this day), I was an enthusiastic member of Bruin […]
When it comes to negative body image, there are a lot of contributing factors out there. But one of the most pervasive ways [LINK] we encourage our friends’ and our own body image issues is by practicing negative body talk, also known as “fat talk.” This habit is widespread and harmful [LINK], but thankfully, […]
Have a passion for health, wellness, and making a difference? Love advocating for the holistic well-being of your fellow colleagues? Want to be part of SWC (Student Wellness Comission) and be professionally trained by the ASHE Center to be a certified advocate of Stress Management, Communication and Relationships, Healthy Body Image, and Alcohol Education? Want […]
We are currently recruiting for: Assistant Chief of Logistics Marketing Director Graphic Designers For more information, click here. You can also apply to EARTH (Environmental Awareness, Recycling, & Terrestrial Health) or any of our 12 committees by clicking on the Apply tab for more information. Information session will be Tuesday, October 6 in the […]
Welcome to the Student Wellness Commission website! SWC Applications are now available for Fall 2015! Click on the Apply tab for more information. We are completely overhauling our website to make it easier and better for you! Thank you for your patience and feedback as we work towards making our site better for you!