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The blog is dedicated to helping college students stay healthy and maintain their well-being while in college--it’s another way that Umergency is there for you! By Maddy Arnold, recent LMU alumna COVID-19 is quickly impacting college life all over the world. In the United States, many colleges...

My husband and I were still adjusting to our new empty-nester lifestyle, as our daughter, Alex, had moved to an out-of-state college just months before. Everything was fine – or so we thought – until the late-night call that no parent ever wants to receive. “Mom, it’s me....

As college students embark upon their spring break adventures, now may be an appropriate time for parents to think about their children’s safety. Research shows that two-thirds of the 60 percent of college students that drank alcohol in the past month engaged in binge drinking. Those...

This holiday season, who really needs another scarf, candle or tie? Parents are hotwired to do things for their sons and daughters that make their lives easier. But at this phase of their development, it’s more effective to empower these young adults by giving them...