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Bake gingerbread cookies to soothe stress during exam season

By Christie Melhorn, November 30 2017 — Holiday food culture is loaded with sensory delight, nostalgia and pure indulgence. But the subsequent sugar crash can leave you feeling sick and lethargic. However, you can still satisfy your sweet tooth and stress cravings by swapping refined sugar for natural sweeteners in homemade goodies. Take a break from the…

How will you get by this finals season?

By Usman Zia, November 23 2017 — Sagittarius (Nov. 22 – Dec. 21) You want to take a few exam prep courses, but can’t stand the thought of losing a couple hundred bucks from your study snacks budget. Capricorn (Dec. 22 – Jan. 19) You’ll join a study group in an effort to have some fun…

Study outside for better focus this exam season

By Christie Melhorn, April 6 2017 — Spring hasn’t quite sprung — it’s not that time of year where students plant themselves on the grass by campus’ main paths yet. However, it’s definitely warm enough to spend at least half an hour outdoors cracking open your books or taking a quality study break. As we…

D2L dot gives student actual heart attack

By Jill Girgulis, May 10 2016 — Exams wrapped up a few weeks ago, but that didn’t stop one student from feeling the effects of the notorious red dot. Third-year health sciences major Tina Lang experienced minor cardiac arrest on Monday evening after logging on to her Desire2Learn account for the 47th time to see…

You’re studying wrong

By Sean Willett, April 6, 2016 — Final exams are quickly approaching, and most students will be marking the occasion by studying as much as possible, for as long as possible. But I have bad news — chances are, you’re studying wrong. Scientific research has shown that many common studying techniques don’t actually help you remember…

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