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

Opinion | Refuel without repercussions

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

Opinion | It is finals week, and I must scream

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.
Fruits and vegetables line the aisle at Forbes Street Market.

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

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

Opinion | 5 ways to relieve stress through comedy

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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