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Opinion | Refuel without repercussions

Retail therapy, especially sifting through clothes at a thrift store like Thriftsburgh, can be a good way to destress between tests.

By Ana Altchek, Staff Columnist

December 8, 2019

Below, I’ve listed five methods that can help students relax without dealing with a hangover, and refuel without facing the negative repercussions of sleep deprivation and excessive caffeine.

Opinion | It is finals week, and I must scream

Schenley Park is adjacent to campus and an ideal place to relieve the stress of the semester.

By Kim Rooney, Contributing Editor

April 21, 2019

There is a long tradition of screaming in response to stress, whether it is during labor or for funerals or even postmortem as banshees.

Opinion | I tried to de-stress by cooking. It didn’t go well

Fruits and vegetables line the aisle at Forbes Street Market.

By Grace McGinness, Staff Columnist

April 21, 2019

Studying could wait until tomorrow. Tonight I was going to eat good — a homemade meal and an Oscar-nominated film in front of me.

Opinion | 5 ways to relieve stress through comedy

Columnist Allion Dantinne suggests becoming a squirrel to cope with finals.

By Allison Dantinne, Senior Staff Columnist

April 21, 2019

When finals season rolls around, it’s hard to not feel the crushing weight of the world on your shoulders. It’s hard not to see your GPA in physical form, beating you over the head for taking a “What ocean sponge are you?” quiz instead of paying attention to the lecture.

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