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Featured Recipe

The Ultimate Burrito

Thinking about your next dining hall meal and wanting to add your own personal flair?  Consider trying this featured recipe utilizing ingredients that already exsist at NDH/SDH.  

While takeout restaurant burritos are delicious and made with natural and generally nutritious ingredients, their large size and generous portions of meat, cheese, and sour cream add high levels of sodium, fat, cholesterol, and carbs.  To make a lighter alternative right on campus, make sure to watch those particular toppings and focus on loading up with vegetables.  …

Facing Holiday Stress?

For some, the holidays can be a stressful time.  This article from Psychology Today suggests that much of our holiday stress stems from perfectionism.  We often will hear phrases along the lines of, "I have to find the best gift," (perfect presents), or "No need to bring anything, I've got it all covered" (perfect host).  This year, instead of aiming for perfection, we encourage you to be better than perfect

Clean Hands Save Lives

Have you noticed yummy soaps in your main Hall bathrooms and in other places around campus?  McWell is sharing these suds with you in hopes that you will take a moment to remember how important handwashing is, in honor of National Handwashing Awareness Week.  Regular handwashing, particularly before and after certain activities, is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others. It's quick, it's simple, and it can keep us all from getting sick. Handwashing is a win for everyone, except the germs.  …

World AIDS Day

Today, December 1, is World AIDS Day - a day to acknowledge our progress in HIV prevention and treatment around the world and renew our commitment to a future free of HIV.  To read more information from the CDC, click here. …