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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...

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...

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...

Photo credit: Diego Ramirez

College stress never ends

Nicte Hernandez // April 17, 2018

Many Wildcats are coming to the end of an incomparable time in their lives. The undergraduate experience is different for everyone but there is no doubt that these are years we will forever cherish and...

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Living under the weight of senior anxiety

Grayson Boyer // November 7, 2017

To be near graduation is a lonely thing. The anxieties and fears of a senior student go beyond midterms and papers and inch into the metaphysical. What will I do? Where will I go? Am I ready? The seniors...

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Students majoring in stress

Susan Whaley // April 24, 2017

Crying, eating carbs, going outdoors, time management and simply winging it are a few things students do to deal with their stress while preparing for finals.Eighty-five percent of college students feel...

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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.
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Dead week not so dead

Jeff Guzman // May 13, 2016
Dead week on college campuses is meant to be a time of relaxation and decompression in honor of the end of the semester. However in recent years, the term has not lived up to its name.
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Don’t stress: Keys to a healthy sex drive

Joann Chevaillier // March 6, 2016
There are different ways to get through the stress of life's responsibilities and still have a healthy sex drive.
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Money talks, just not in front of the kids

Brittany Mcclintock // March 1, 2016
Talking about money in front of children can have a huge psychological effect on them.
UMatter offers help for students with anxiety

UMatter offers help for students with anxiety

Eric Mcguire // February 14, 2016
Anxiety among college students is on the rise, but students have options and allies.
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Finding time to destress

Joseph Rogers // April 11, 2015
Sometimes relaxation is a matter of scheduling.
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