How to De-Stress

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By Amanda Gabriel Elm Staff Writer As finals approach, the stress levels rise among college students across the country. With the endless piles of papers, study guides, and group projects, stressing yourself out is inevitable. Yet, these stress levels can be managed if you take some time to relax. First, try to remind yourself that stressing […]

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How Much Do You Whey?: Get the Scoop on the Best Protein Shake Recipes

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By Amanda Gabriel Elm Staff Writer Protein shakes are a great way to fuel your body post-workout. The best way to consume protein is through solid foods, but getting around 45-56 grams into your diet each day can prove challenging, which is why a quick shake is an easy way to meet your goals. Protein […]

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How to Ace Finals: The Best Study Habits and Routines

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By Gabrielle Rente Elm Staff Writer Many students find that their current studying routines are ineffective. The first step to creating a routine that works for you is to establish healthful study habits. Everyone learns in different ways. Knowing your learning style is extremely helpful when it comes to developing an effective studying routine. Are […]

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Spring Cleaning 101

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By Brian Brecker Elm Staff Writer Cleaning is an important part of being a respectful roommate and a responsible student. There’s nothing more insulting for your roommate than leaving everything everywhere. What products are useful to clean your tiny living space? Unless you prefer using a dust pan and a broom, a vacuum cleaner is […]

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The Best Music Playlist for Studying: Turn down the distractions, turn up the music

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By Erin Caine Elm Staff Writer As the second half of the spring semester begins, suddenly you might find yourself bogged down with a seemingly endless stream of work. When cramming for exams or pumping out essays in the wee hours of the morning, sometimes a cup of coffee alone just doesn’t cut it. More […]

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A Major Decision: How to Choose the Right Major

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By Brian Brecker Elm Staff Writer Many are frightened by the prospect of choosing a major, as that decision will largely decide the outcome and course of not only your academic career, but your professional career as well. These feelings are valid. There are many things that are irrational to be scared of, but choosing […]

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Where Do You Even Lift?: Different Places to Work Out on Campus

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By Amanda Gabriel Elm Staff Writer Tired of working out in a sweaty and humid gym filled with people? There are many great alternatives to working out in the Johnson Fitness Center. Although this facility contains a great deal of equipment that, if properly used, can lead to a successful workout, it is not the […]

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How to Beat Procrastination

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By Amanda Gabriel Elm Staff Writer Procrastination has been the cause of death for thousands of GPA’s for even the brightest of students. The hustle of everyday life seems to get in the way of school work. Netflix and Instagram are black holes of lost time, and before you know it, you have wasted an […]

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How to Stay Safe Your First Year

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By Catalina Righter Editor-in-Chief Washington College may not be big, but it can feel big and bad when you’re away from home for the first time and still learning the rules of conduct. Director of Public Safety Jerry Roderick has been ushering in first-year students for years, and he is familiar with the common mistakes […]

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