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OPINION: F*ck daylight saving

OPINION: F*ck daylight saving

Audrey Trevarthan, Opinion Writer March 4, 2023

On November 6, 2022, my mood drastically became worse. It will stay that way until March 12, 2023. The cause: daylight saving time. Daylight saving’s purpose is to save energy by getting more use...

Exercise infographic

How exercise can benefit mental health

Kenzie Johnston Reporter April 30, 2021

Fitness and exercise may be a way to build muscle, lose some weight, increase metabolism and improve your overall physique, but one thing that can motivate many people to stay active is the sense of overall...

Meditation helps students manage stress, sleep patterns

Students who feel the grind of the semester are always looking for ways to relieve stress, calm nerves and help their minds relax. Meditation can improve grades, sleep patterns and mental cognition. Meditation...

Exercise, sleep can help with avoiding the freshman 15

Sarah Arnold Rec and Fitness reporter September 30, 2019

Meal plans, late nights and open dining halls can lead to poor health choices, but there are many ways you can avoid unwanted pounds and stay sharp during the semester. According to the Mental Health...

Sleep Cartoon

Sleep plays significant role in academic success, decision-making

Paige Bennett September 8, 2018

Attending classes, participating in student organizations, studying for exams and working jobs.For college students, managing these priorities often means losing out on sleep. 60 percent of college students...

Scott Rainey

OPINION: Limiting alcohol consumption for peace of mind

Scott Rainey September 4, 2018

We all know the physical symptoms of a hangover. A screaming headache, nausea, dizziness and even muscle aches all accompany the morning after a night out. There is, however, another side to a hangover...

Opinion: Three tips for back-to-school personal health

Mica Pflug August 27, 2017

One of the most important parts of getting into the swing of things in college is developing a routine for your daily personal care.One thing you can do to help with this includes establishing healthy...

Late nights and lost sleep

Melissa Puppo April 2, 2014

On any given school night around 11 p.m., most college students are finishing up their reading for a class or catching up on a TV show. They’re about to get ready for bed hoping to be fast asleep a half...

Illustration by LaQuann Dawson

Snooze smarter

Melissa Puppo February 26, 2014

On any given day, you will most likely find sophomore crafts major Abby Schnure taking a nap in her residence hall at least once. Freshman finance major Allison Wiegand only gets four hours of sleep at...

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