Sunday, July 14, 2024
Spring quarter is almost over and many of us are already thinking about summer. With summer comes a lot of heat but also a time to have fun when we aren’t too busy stressing over school. It’s important to have time to relax and take care of yourself and summer is the perfect time to start. Some of these...
At the start of every new year, I remember thinking that I should look into career opportunities for myself, only to brush it off and think that's an issue for my future self. As a fourth-year in my second to last quarter, it is now a pressing issue. The thought of graduating and having to find a job during...
As rainy weather arises and the chilly winter season is finally here, many students struggle to prevent themselves from catching the cold or flu. With the ongoing Coronavirus, Delta variant, and newly detected Omicron virus, it’s hard finding ways to keep your body healthy to fight off these viruses while trying to maintain a successful academic year. Here are...
As I began a depressing year of “Zoom University,” I remember being hopeful that the shelter-in-place orders would be lifted by June 2020 but was in disbelief when 2020 graduates had an online ceremony. As I approached my own senior year, I was hoping for a sense of normalcy for my last two quarters at UCR, which ended up...
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With finals approaching, the stress and anxiety that comes with it isn’t far behind. The anxiety of feeling overwhelmed and the need to end the quarter off with that perfect score is stressful. With all the studying that goes into finals week, it’s important to take time for yourself and to know your limits. Studying with friends can make you...
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If you’re anything like me, you love planning your weekly schedule out minute by minute. If I had to choose between keeping my car or my precious Google calendar, I would probably have to start walking a lot more. As a self-proclaimed schedule-lover, here are some tried and true organizational and goal-setting tips I love that you can implement...
I think everyone can agree that making friends anywhere is relatively difficult. It’s just easier for some people to put themselves out there than others. There is a large number of students who are considered anti-social, but the truth is that they just find it harder to make friends. Rejection causes people to fall back into themselves and makes...
Spring Break is over and it’s time to jump right back into the unending mechanism of academia. After a week of rest and recovery, the start of the spring quarter was like a splash of cold water right over the head: overwhelming. It’s time to start thinking about ways to ease the stress the return to campus can bring. Block...
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As college students, preparing meals is probably one of the last things on our minds, however, it is also one of the most important things to do when living without a dining plan. There are many important things to consider when off the dining plan, such as grocery shopping, preparing lunches, preparing dinner, cooking balanced meals, finding meal inspiration,...
Every college student handles midterm season differently. Whether you cope by spending dozens of hours in the library or sleeping to deny all responsibility, everyone has their preference. But how can we make sure that these dreaded tests don’t consume us? College has a way of tricking us into believing any false move could spell our total demise. Even...