The Daily Eastern News

Napping sounds good right about now

Megan Keane, Columnist

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 not have to stress later. That’s the smart, right activity to do. Meanwhile, some of us are stressing...

Prioritize health as much as school

Kate Rehwinkel, Columnist

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 want to remind everyone, including myself, to relax. Prioritizing your biggest projects first is...

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

Staff Editorial

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 while we can. There are only four weeks left in the semester before the long-awaited summer break, a...

College 101: How to relieve stress

Elizabeth Wood, Staff Reporter

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 sort through. However, students do not have to trudge through stress alone. Graduate assistant Emmanuel...

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 running around and are retired at a beach home in Florida with your significant other. Yes...

Take a break before you break down

Staff Editorial

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 our bills and loans quickly and dedicate whatever time we have left to having some semblance of a so...

Students to de-stress before final exams

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

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. University Union. “It’s Beginning to Look a lot Like Finals” will be hosted by the University ...

Prioritize school at this time of the semester

Megan Keane, Columnist

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 a couple of projects a week. There’s barely time to breathe. So, what did I decide to do? Get a...

Taking the time for self care is worth it

Megan Keane, Columnist

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 a book for fun FOUR WEEKS AGO, forgetting which day of the week it is frequently, having trouble ...

Don’t get too stressed over midterms

Staff Editorial

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; we at The Daily Eastern News feel that schoolwork should be prioritized over drinking and socia...

College classes can relieve stress, too

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

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 do not know what to do or how to feel. Everyone can tell you to schedule time for yourself or to ...

Make time to do what is important

Staff Editorial

August 30, 2018

The school year is in full swing, and students are regularly doing homework and studying. Along with this new routine comes productivity, self-determination and, unfortunately, stress that gradually builds. Usually a little stress is a good thing; it keeps us on our toes and helps us stay productive. But wit...

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