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Dear stressed student: You aren’t alone

January 16, 2020

I had a great break. It was relaxing and fun, and I was so stress-free. I had forgotten how the feeling of being stress-free was.  Then I got back and became a big ball of nervous stress, a ticking...

Napping sounds good right about now

December 4, 2019

Finals are upon us.  For some of us, this week has been full of struggle and stress and big papers, projects, and presentations. Some of us have been studying tirelessly as a preventive measure to...

Prioritize health as much as school

April 16, 2019

With finals around the corner and presentations and projects due in a few weeks, don’t forget to relax. These past two weeks have been killer. I have four presentations in one week coming up, and I just...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Cherish this week, keep working hard, stay optimistic

April 7, 2019

This week is one that all of us at Eastern need to cherish and enjoy while it lasts. There are a lot of things that will be coming up soon, and this week can provide us all with the opportunities to relax...

College 101: How to relieve stress

February 27, 2019

Stress is in the air this week as midterm deadlines begin to loom over student’s heads. Various assignments and tests accumulate on top of desks and inside book bags that only their owners can seem to...

What to do when life is uncertain, time flies

February 10, 2019

Tomorrow, you are one day closer to the next chapter of your life. The day after that, you have graduated college and are on to your first job. And finally, the day after that, you have little grandchildren...

Take a break before you break down

February 6, 2019

It’s no secret; college students are stressed out. There’s a lot of pressure put on us, and there’s a lot of pressure we put on ourselves, to excel in classes, find jobs soon after graduation, pay...

Students to de-stress before final exams

November 28, 2018

With final exams coming up, students will have the opportunity to take part in crafts, food and a viewing of a movie Thursday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m in the University Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr....

Prioritize school at this time of the semester

November 7, 2018

I’ve said it once, and I’ll continue to say it a thousand more times: this semester is insanely busy. I have—what seems like—a paper due every other day, several short stories to read nightly and...

Taking the time for self care is worth it

October 24, 2018

It’s officially that point in the semester where I forget I’m a human being. Symptoms of this include: running on two hours of sleep, slurping down coffee like a fiend, realizing you started reading...

Don’t get too stressed over midterms

October 4, 2018

Midterms start next week, and most college students are probably stressing out right now. It will be fine. Just take a breath and figure out what you are going to do. Do not drink too much this weekend;...

College classes can relieve stress, too

September 9, 2018

Everyone thinks college is supposed to be stressful and that it sucks the life out of you. There are definitely times when you probably want to give up or just throw your work down in anger because you...

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