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Therapy dogs provide finals stress relief

Therapy dogs provide finals stress relief

By Mariah Schaefer

May 13, 2015


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Many laughs and shrieks filled the Undergraduate Library on Tuesday as students pet three therapy dogs to relieve stress.The therapy dogs were a part of the Undergraduate Library’s first “De-Stress Fest,” but seeing therapy dogs at the library during finals is nothing new.According to David Ward, ...

Unifying cultures through cricket

Unifying cultures through cricket

By Abrar Al-Heeti

April 30, 2015


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Every Friday night since April 4, the South Quad has transformed into a cricket field.Over 100 people, mostly from Pakistan, India and Bangladesh, spread out across the lawn to play cricket for recreation. They also prepare for their upcoming tournament finals, which will be on Sunday on the South Quad.So...

How to stress eat the smart way

December 12, 2013


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It can be easy to feel the pressure as the pile of study materials grows higher and the number of hours until one’s next final exam quickly declines. But there is always that special something that will be there for comfort and support: food. Final exams at the University are set to begin Friday and will ...

Students can adopt techniques, habits for optimal studying

Students can adopt techniques, habits for optimal studying

By Stephanie Kim

December 3, 2013


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With finals looming, students now have to put on their thinking caps — the right way. Students can adopt certain techniques and habits for exam studying to best avoid end-of-the-semester stress. While a great deal of research surrounding educational psychology exists, “the psychology science underly...