Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Why Schools Are Failing Our Boys

Posted in Education

Washingtonpost.com 2/20/2015

"... Boys today aren’t fundamentally different than the boys of 150 years ago. Yet today, they’re confined to classrooms, expected to remain still for the majority of the day, and barely allowed to tackle meaningful labor or the real world until they reach the magical age of 18. Is it any wonder our boys are struggling? ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/parenting/wp/2015/02/19/why-schools-are-failing-our-boys/ 

A Bid For Guns On Campuses To Deter Rape

Posted in Sexual Abuse

Nytimes.com 2/20/2015

"... As gun rights advocates push to legalize firearms on college campuses, an argument is taking shape. Support for so-called campus carry laws had been hard to muster despite efforts by proponents to argue that armed students and faculty members could prevent mass shootings like the one at Virginia Tech in 2007. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/19/us/in-bid-to-allow-guns-on-campus-weapons-are-linked-to-fighting-sexual-assault.html?emc=edit_th_20150219&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=58186502&_r=2 

Student Due Process Bill Passes Senate

Posted in Policy & Legislation

Grandforksherald.com 2/25/2015

"... The North Dakota Senate approved a bill Thursday that would allow attorneys to actively represent college students facing suspension or expulsion in university disciplinary hearings. The bill would allow students and student organizations, if the organization faces suspension or removal from the university, to have the right to an attorney or non-attorney advocate "who may fully participate during any disciplinary procedure." ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.grandforksherald.com/news/3683063-student-due-process-bill-passes-senate 

Taking Care Of Your Mental, Physical And Financial Health

Posted in Physical Health

Thetimesherald.com 2/24/2015

"... Studies have shown that as one ages and the physiological systems slow down, the effects are not only to one’s physical systems, but also to the mental systems. This makes sense. Your brain is part of your body. Taking care of your mental health is just as important as taking care of your physical health. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.thetimesherald.com/story/life/style/savvy/2015/02/17/taking-care-mental-physical-financial-health/23490701/ 

The Importance Of Good "Emotional Hygiene" For Your Mental Health

Posted in Mental Health

Lifehacker.com 2/24/2015

"... We spend a lot of time worrying about our physical health, but we sometimes neglect our mind in the process. To maintain good mental health, you can practice "emotional hygiene" in the same way you practice good bodily hygiene to help maintain physical health. ..."

Read the entire article: http://lifehacker.com/the-importance-of-good-emotional-hygiene-for-your-men-1687555184 

Stay With The Basics To Keep Current On Nutrition

Posted in Nutrition

Thespectrum.com 2/24/2015

"... Keeping up with the latest nurtition news can be difficult because it’s always changing. However, there are some basics that can help you sort through the latest research and advice. Most of it just comes down to understanding the roles specific nutrients play in a healthy diet. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.thespectrum.com/story/life/features/mesquite/2015/02/23/stay-basics-keep-current-nutrition/23909813/ 


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