Programming Your Mind: 5 Tips for College Students

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Programming Your Mind: 5 Tips for College Students

So there you are, off in summerlandia with a cold one in hand —the last two inches of Pabst remains idling in the can, you fear its temperature will, sooner or later, increase to a precisely 98.6 degrees, at which point it’s drinkability, will become highly questionable. As you grip and swish the watered down contents of […]

Top Five Ways to Stay Healthy

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Top Five Ways to Stay Healthy

It isn’t hard to pick between your favorite show in comfy pajamas and going to the gym. Oregon has had amazing weather this  summer; yet some of us are still sitting inside with a bowl of ice cream on a Netflix marathon. Luckily, Corvallis has much more to offer than just a gym if you’re […]

CareNow Convenience Clinic Now Open Near the GEM

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CareNow Convenience Clinic Now Open Near the GEM

A new convenience care clinic called CareNow just recently opened near the Gem on Monroe Ave. between Qdoba and Dutch Bros. As a service of The Corvallis Clinic, CareNow is open from 7am to 7pm, seven days a week, and offers same-day online appointment scheduling. Open to everyone, the CareNow clinic also provides OSU students […]

Substance Use and Student Safety

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Substance Use and Student Safety

We know that while many students choose not to use drugs and alcohol, many other students do use alcohol and other substances. Regardless of your personal choices regarding alcohol and drugs, we can all benefit from information about how to keep ourselves safe and how to support friends in keeping themselves safe.  Because CHNW is […]

A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned

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A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned

According to a survey of 1000 adults released by Bankrate.com, one in four Americans have enough money in their saving accounts to cover at least six months of expenses, enough to cover a medical emergency or some other unexpected event, 50% of those surveyed have less three months covered and 27% had no savings at […]

Lincoln and King and You and Me

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Lincoln and King and You and Me

In 2007, I was attending a conference in Washington DC with a colleague, Sally Browning. The afternoon before we were to leave, Sally came up to me and said, “Hey, let’s go to the mall! – The National Mall.” It was 3 o’clock in the afternoon and we hopped on Metro, went under the Potomac, […]

CHNW Appreciation

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CHNW Appreciation

Speech by Executive Director Dave Garnand at the annual CHNW Appreciation Party, January 12, 2014. Appreciation We live in the most safe, most prosperous times ever – for human beings. We are so much more free from premature death, we have more to eat than ever before, and our interesting technological advances would make our lives seem […]

CHNW Appreciation Party

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CHNW Appreciation Party

College Housing Northwest would like to thank all of the educational partners, board members, resident council members, and employees who attended the CHNW Appreciation Party this past weekend.  We had a blast!  We loved all the photos, but below are some of our favorites.     Click on the photo to view it full-size.   […]

Financial Aid that’s Right for You

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Financial Aid that’s Right for You

By Tiffany Prescott and Olivia Gomez  As 2013 comes to a close, it is important to look ahead to the upcoming year. Beginning January 1st, students can submit FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) applications. It is important to submit your FAFSA as soon as possible to increase the amount of financial aid you […]

Nutrition Program at OSU’s Student Health Services

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Nutrition Program at OSU’s Student Health Services

The New Year is almost here and with it many people take the opportunity to propose new goals and resolutions for their lives.  One of the more popular resolutions considered by people is the goal of getting healthier and eating better.  Unfortunately, it is also a goal that many find difficult to maintain, especially if done […]