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Free STI/HIV testing offered at student Health Center

Free STI/HIV testing offered at student Health Center

March 8, 2019

One in two sexually-active individuals will contract a Sexually Transmitted Infection by age 25, according to the American Sexual Health Association. To help combat this, the student Health Center, 731 S. Plymouth Court,...

Police clock in, budget clocks out

February 17, 2014

The Chicago Police Department’s current strategy of transferring officers from their desk jobs to the streets successfully reduced crime in 2013, but it carried an unreasonably high price tag. The overtime bill ran up to $103.5 million, nearly $10 million more than the department projected in the 2013 budget. The overinflated cost raises questions about how effectively the police department is utilizing its resources and whet...

Health clinic suspends testing

By Lisa Schulz

February 27, 2012

Students who missed celebrating February as National Condom Month can still receive testing for sexually transmitted diseases, but they’ll have to travel off-campus and possibly pay their own way.For the first time in five years, the Student Health Center in the Residence Center, 731 S. Plymouth Court, posted a notice that HIV and STD testing was suspended for the spring 2012 semester because of budget cuts from the free ...

Student game designs to be sold at Marbles: The Brain Store

By Heather Scroering

January 17, 2012

While most students were cramming for exams and finishing up projects to present to professors during finals week, 16 students in the Art & Design Department’s Product Design V course took their final projects to the next level by pitching their ideas to a real client—Marbles: The Brain Store—on Dec. 12.Working closely all semester with Marbles, a retail store that sells games and puzzles that encourage brain heal...

Health Center needs a check-up

By Editorial Board

November 15, 2010

“Come back in a few days if you’re not feeling better” seems to be our student Health Center’s motto. If a student hasn’t visited the center, it’s likely he or she has heard stories from classmates and friends. Within “a few days,” many students said they have been effectively diagnosed and treated by an off-campus doctor, braved their chances of returning to the Heath Center or in some cases, ended upin the ho...

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