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Finals stress, comfort media and how to access it

Ariana Powell, Reporter // December 16, 2022

After a long day of school, work or any other aspect of “adulting,” I like to go home and turn on something to distract myself. “Gilmore Girls” is a show I like to distract myself with. The relatable...

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Playlist: The perfect study vibes

Elijah Ewing, Staff Writer // February 24, 2020

With midterms around the corner, this situation happens to me all the time.  After sitting down to read the incredibly dense textbook in front of me, I put on my favorite playlist and start reading....

Friendly pony posing for a picture in front of the WREC. Photo credit: Joel Peterson

Animal petting helps de-stress students

Jack Lewis and Joel Peterson // December 12, 2019

Chico State once again is hosting its bi-annual de-stress animal event at the WildCat Recreation Center (WREC).Starting this week and ending next week, students can visit the WREC each day to pet a variety...

Getting through the final weeks of this semester: our strange, new normal

Rayanne Painter // December 10, 2018

Welcome to “dead week,” you’ve finally made it. This semester has felt like it’s gone on for far longer than usual.Unless this is your first semester of college, you’ve probably...

On Tuesday Morning, Andrew Everett is relaxing outside of Butte Hall before finals. Photo credit: Maria Ramirez

Photo of the day

Maria Ramirez // May 15, 2018

On Tuesday morning, Andrew Everett was relaxing outside of Butte Hall before finals.

Esmeralda Hernandez studies for finals with a group this Sunday in the Chico State library. Photo credit: Carly Maxstone

Photo of the day

Carly Maxstone // May 14, 2018

Esmeralda Hernandez studies for finals with a group this Sunday in the Chico State library.

Photo credit: Briana Mcdaniel

Letters to: People freaking out about finals

Danielle Cortes // May 2, 2018

Dear Wildcats, We are two weeks away from the most dreaded week of the semester: Finals week. Good news, that means the year is almost over and summer is just around the corner. But it also means...

While doing his homework, Fernando Salas started getting distracted and picked up his phone. Photo credit: Karen Limones

Study smart, avoid midterm anxiety

Karen Limones // February 5, 2018

Many students struggle with juggling day to day responsibilities, whether it be school, work or extracurricular activities. With a heavy work load, students often find themselves experiencing anxiety or...

Photo credit: Helen Suh

Light at the end of the tunnel: Finals stress almost over

Sean Daly // May 14, 2016
Go to group meetings after classes, get home, work on the pile of papers, projects, and assignments for about five classes, study for upcoming tests, then somehow find time to eat, sleep and retain your sanity. The collision course of school's final month feels like an unbearable challenge, but the payoff is right around the corner.
Julianna Eveland

Home for Christmas — with disappointing academic tidings

Julianna Eveland // December 19, 2014
Telling your parents you got bad grades this semester isn't the best feeling, but returning to improve is.
Eder Gutierrez, junior business major, loves to study on the third floor of the library with lots of coffee. Photo credit: John Domogma

Humans of Chico State: Finals

John Domogma // December 16, 2014
Students discuss their favorite place to study and one thing they can't live without during finals.
Try snacking on a handful of almonds between meals. Photo credit: Christina Saschin

Readers, Digest: Brain food for finals

Christina Saschin // December 15, 2014
Put the coffee down and munch on some healthy snacks to give you sustained energy for finals.
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