Four tips to lower your stress for the next semester

After a long fall semester, we’re back to hitting the books. Here are five tips to help you minimize stress as we enter the new semester.
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How to combat lingering burnout from finals season

If the new term already has you dealing with burnout, you’re not alone The first month of the winter semester has almost passed, but university students have been feeling the…

Improve your mood by busting a groove

Through hardships, stressors, and difficulties, dancing has the power to create a sense of joy and contentment.

UVic should hold competitive study events, see who can ruin their health the fastest

"Being as I lack the stamina and fortitude to compete in the sport of Extreme Exam Periods, I have resolved, unqualified though I am, to compile something of an outline…

EDITORIAL | For students struggling with work, debt, and mental health, reading break isn’t enough

As we come back from reading break, let's be real: for how many students was it actually a real, stress-free "break,"and for how many was it a much-needed few days…

Undergraduate degrees: society’s crazy ex

It’s 1:04 in the morning. I start work at my dead end job at 8:30 a.m. I have been lying in bed, sweating in my dad’s Kokanee t-shirt that he…

A-List: 5 ways to beat end of term stress

Don’t sleep Sleeping takes valuable time away from looking over your notes. You can sleep when you are dead, which will probably be after you are done your exams. Plan…

Students create website to make schoolwork less stressful

A new website has been created by students with the aim to make schoolwork less stressful. The website, called Cooplearn, connects students in online study groups that allow them to…

Taking the stress out of stress

You have a paper due for each class, every spare moment is spent studying for the upcoming midterms, your significant other has been texting you madly about not spending enough…

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