Finals Week Stress Necessitates Preparation

Opinion

By Katie Bedard Elm Staff Writer Coming back from Thanksgiving break, it may come as surprise that finals are less than two weeks away. Some classes that have papers and presentations instead of the traditional written exam can have presentation dates set as early as the last couple of days of November. For that reason, students […]

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Want to Get Away for a Weekend? Best Places to Visit for a Mini Vacation

Lifestyle

By Victoria Cline Elm Staff Writer Weekends offer the perfect opportunity to explore and relax by getting off campus for a change of scenery. With all the homework and assignments beginning to pile up before Thanksgiving Break, it’s a great idea to get away from your stress and to-do lists and make sure you do not […]

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College Students Face Mental Health Challenges

Opinion

By Olivia Libowitz Elm Staff Writer As fall rolls in, have you been feeling stressed, sad, or worn out? That’s OK. Just go outside, get some fresh air, drink tea and eat more healthy food. Now that you’ve done that, let’s talk about actual ways to handle your mental health in college. If those pieces of […]

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How to Yoga: Stretch Away Stress

Lifestyle

By Amanda Gabriel Senior Writer Yoga has increased in popularity over the last few years due to the many benefits associated with incorporating specific movements into your everyday routine. Whether stretching on a mat in your living room or taking a class with goats, the mind and body can be transformed. Through the continual practice of […]

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Editor-in-Chief Proves You Can Love Your SCE Project

Opinion

By Brooke Schultz Editor-in-Chief Currently adorning the wall behind my desk are two things of particular interest: a shoddy attempt at calligraphy on a canvas that displays the quote, “There’s no sex in brains,” and a poster that I’d pried off one of the glass panels in Hodson sometime last year when campus was particularly quiet. […]

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Prioritizing Mental Health in a Busy Semester

Student Life

By Brooke Schultz Editor-in-Chief On top of homework, essays, and exams, there’s something even more important— students’ mental health. In the throes of the semester, however, it can be difficult to put oneself first, or there can be a perception of stigmatization, said Dr. Miranda Altman, director of Counseling Services. “There’s a continuum of mental […]

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Academic Perfection Can Hinder Student Health

Opinion

By Olivia Libowitz Elm Staff Writer I am an incredibly average student. There was a time in my life where this would have bothered me, induced panic attacks, and made me worry about how I’d hold up in the real world with a sub-par GPA. Now, I’ve almost reached the apex of my college career, and […]

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