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UWindsor Alum Promotes The Importance of Yoga

The new Toldo Lancer Centre (TLC) at the University of Windsor aims to enhance the student experience and promote campus spirit. Starting this semester, the Lancer Recreation centre has introduced various programs for students including dance, sports, and yoga. Nicole Daignault, a.k.a. Coco is one of the yoga instructors at the Lancer recreation centre.  Coco graduated from the University of Windsor with a Psychology honours with thesis degree in 1997. Her thesis focused on early detection of breast cancer in women.  She created a device to help women self-screen. After research, it was found that the device created by Coco

By |Mon, Jan 16th, 2023, 8:47PM|Feature|

‘New Year, New Me!’: How UWindsor Students are Sticking to Their New Year’s Resolutions

A new year is upon us, Lancers, and this fresh start might just be the perfect time to make that change you’ve been procrastinating for months.  “Our culture seems to value new year’s resolutions as a path towards change,” explains Dr. Carlin Miller, clinical psychologist and University of Windsor psychology professor.  “It’s in the news and on our social media and through social activities with our friends.”  Dominique Pal, a biology student, says that one of her resolutions is to be more consistent with being healthy and staying fit. “I plan to stick to this by holding myself accountable for

By |Fri, Jan 13th, 2023, 1:14PM|Arts + Culture, News|

Growing up online: the detrimental impact on children

by: Mitch Stewart As the pandemic continues to keep us locked down, what’s the harm in a little extra screen time? “Just like using substances, it activates that same reward section in your brain,” said Sheri Ongena, a Registered Social Worker with Family Counselling and Support Services in Guelph, Ontario. “You literally become addicted to being on screens.” Ongena also has her own therapy practice, and her experience has taught her that many issues in younger people are often related to screen use. The World Health Organization recommends that kids under two should not have any screen time, and kids

By |Mon, Mar 1st, 2021, 8:26AM|News, Technology|

The Impact of Online Content on Children

By: Mitch Stewart It seems like every week there is some new cutting-edge tech that revolutionizes our lifestyle and productivity, never mind having to learn online in the time of COVID. It’s the golden age of computers and life has never been easier, right? But as technology continues to evolve, are we evolving with it? While there is no shortage of dystopias like Orwell’s “1984” and even 1984’s “The Terminator” which alert us to technological dangers of imagined futures, our present is, perhaps, the real thing. All killer robots and government conspiracies aside, the screen seems to know us more

By |Tue, Feb 23rd, 2021, 3:38PM|News, Politics, Technology|
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