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Santos Arevalo of Epsilon Sigma Rho braces himself for a water balloon attack on Tuesday of dead week. The fraternity set up water balloons ready to be tossed at the fraternity members in Trinity Commons to relieve finals stress. Photo credit: Caitlyn Young

Photo of the day

Caitlyn Young // May 9, 2018

Santos Arevalo of Epsilon Sigma Rho braces himself for a water balloon attack on Tuesday of dead week. The fraternity set up water balloons ready to be tossed at the fraternity members in Trinity Commons...

Dead week has Chico State students getting together at the Meriam Library to study for finals Photo credit: Kate Angeles

Photo of the day

Kate Angeles // May 7, 2018

Dead week has Chico State students getting together at Meriam Library to study for finals

Photo credit: Diego Ramirez

Study smarter, not harder

Rachel Reyes // December 7, 2017

The weeks that fall between Thanksgiving and Winter Break are probably the most hectic for students.Knowing how to get through finals week varies for most people, but there are very common preparations...

Photo credit: Katia Berg

Dead week killing students

Sophia Robledo-Borowy // May 14, 2017

The overwhelming stress experienced during the week before finals causing students to look and feel like death; is dead week. Dead week at Chico State is one of the most stressful times, but professors...

Photo credit: Helen Suh

Dead week not so dead

Jeff Guzman // May 13, 2016

The week before finals is informally known as “dead week.” During dead week professors are expected to spend most of lecture time reviewing old material rather than introducing...

Photo credit: Grace Kerfoot

Get popping with homemade popcorn

Grace Kerfoot // May 2, 2015

It’s the week before finals, and all we want to do is eat and sleep. We don’t have time to cook things. We hardly even have time to browse food photos on Instagram. Quick, easy and satisfying...

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