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Self care and activities to try in the era of social distancing

It is important to prioritize self-care and keeping yourself busy with fun activities that can be done alone, during this time of social distancing. (photo courtesy of uihere.com)

Colin Bartley

March 30, 2020

With the COVID-19, or coronavirus, outbreak leading students into a period of mass quarantine and social isolation, it can be difficult to fill the time once held by work and school. So, now could be the perfect time to reconnect with yourself or maybe pick up a hobby. Sometimes the anxiety and cabin fever can be...

Opinion: Strengthening your body strengthens your brain

Some college students might feel like they don't have time for the gym, but they might perform better in the classroom if they took some time to regularly exercise. (Illustration by Allante Morris)

Matthew Nobert

April 11, 2016

Exercise is one of the most beneficial things that you can do to stimulate and strengthen your brain. For college students, these benefits can carry over to the classroom, but the number of college students that hit the gym is low. Some people might find that sitting in lecture halls for hours on...

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