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5 Ways to Destress During Finals

5 Ways to Destress During Finals

By Marshall Falkner

April 26, 2018

If you’re like me, right about now you want to spontaneously combust so you don’t need to go to finals. Never fear, that stress shall pass. Until then, here are some things you can do to kick stress to the curb. For those of you have already finished your finals, these are just some fun things you ca...

Barber: Nemo Miller’s “Cry Closet” Helps Students During Finals Week

Barber: Nemo Miller’s “Cry Closet” Helps Students During Finals Week

By Shaelyn Barber

April 25, 2018

During finals week, the library looks like an eerie scene from a horror movie. Students stare out from booths with deep eye-bags and sullen expressions. The fluorescent lights above dimly flicker as the clack of typing fingers echoes down the hall in unison. Steady sobs create a mournful chorus as stu...

Barber: Family Time Isn’t Always Fun Time

Barber: Family Time Isn’t Always Fun Time

By Shaelyn Barber

December 8, 2017

A grueling week of finals lies ahead, but after this last fight of the semester we will finally be free for the winter break. But just beyond the looming tests, daunting essays and massive projects, three weeks away from the torment of scholarly life. Cultural norms dictate a holiday atmosphere of quality time spen...

Sayonara College

Sayonara College

April 28, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] (Photo Credit: galleryhip.com)   We devoted a blog to what we'll miss as we walk through graduation and start to move on with our lives. But now we want to share with you what we're never going to miss. And to be frank, whether you're graduating or if you have 7 years left, the...

Writing Center Continues to Help Students

April 27, 2015

As the end of the semester approaches, appointments at the U Writing Center in the Marriott Library are filling up fast, and walk-ins are frequent. However, just up the road, the Spencer Fox Eccles business building’s writing center location had nearly no appointments — only four of the available...

Dogs Help Students Relax Before Finals

Dogs Help Students Relax Before Finals

April 26, 2015

With a wag of his tail, Mr. Parker welcomed students in the social work building to “Pause for Paws.” Mr. Parker is a Shetland Sheepdog from Therapy Animals of Utah, an organization that brings trained animals to airports, hospitals and universities as a way to lower stress levels. The College...

The Stress of the Test

The Stress of the Test

April 21, 2015

Finals week is just around the corner, and no amount of Netflix-fueled procrastination will keep that reality at bay. Within the next week, tests, deadlines and projects that constitute a large portion of students’ grades loom, leaving many overwhelmed. These approaching due dates often mean th...

The Finals Face-Off: Papers, Projects, Tests

The Finals Face-Off: Papers, Projects, Tests

April 21, 2015

For many students, the stress of finals week is a grueling face-off with papers, projects and tests. But which one is the worst? Are final tests harder than final papers? What about projects? Chelsea Taylor, a senior in history, said projects are the hardest. “Not only do you usually have to s...

Eat This for Finals Week

Eat This for Finals Week

April 21, 2015

While energy drinks and coffee are tempting, they’re not the best choices for finals. Instead, employees at the Center for Student Wellness want to help students make healthy decisions about what to eat, especially under the stress that comes with testing. They suggest fruits, vegetables, grains,...

U Students Bunker Down for Finals

U Students Bunker Down for Finals

April 21, 2015

As finals week creeps up on U students, it is time to stake your spot for a prime study space, whether that’s the library or somewhere else. The Marriott Library does typically attract the most students — about 18,000 on a busy day — with 3,497 public seating options available. Malori Ferran, a...

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