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Crunch Time to offer stress relief during finals week

Perla Palacios, 21, Recreation & Tourism Management junior, right, help a student pour sand into the bag for safe keeping while taking a personal sandbox away to relieve stress at home while attending the Crunch Time event where students can release their stress a week before finals held at the USU Grand Salon on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 in Northridge, Calif. (Photo Credit: David J. Hawkins/Photo Editor)

Ariana Duenas

December 3, 2015

Members of The University Student Union will host "It's crunch time," an event aimed to help students relieve stress and be prepared for finals week. From Dec. 7 to Dec. 14, the USU will be offering exam supplies, snacks, breakfast and massages — all for free. Here's a list of events: Monday, Dec. 7 ...

Fitness Fridays: Stress Relief

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Jamie Perez

March 6, 2015

There's nothing more prominent in a college student's life than stress. With the plethora of homework and essays assigned, on top of working and finding time to sleep, we are all drained by the end of the day. Despite our busy lives, it is important for us to learn how to manage our time a little be...

Food for thought: Get better acquainted with As and Bs, forget the Cs

Water, blueberries, garlic, spinach and some dark chocolate can help you stay focused and energized throughout your study sessions. Photo by Jake Fredericks, chef-in-residence

Jake Fredericks

March 24, 2014

Put down the energy drinks, step away from the potato chips and wean yourself off triple-shot caramel lattes from the local coffee shop. By swapping over-processed, over-caffeinated products for natural alternatives, your health, and your grades, stand to improve. Although it can be difficult to eat well between all the midterm assignments and test...

Let’s go clubbing with the CSUN ballroom dance club

Let's go clubbing with the CSUN ballroom dance club

Michelle Dominguez

September 25, 2013

Club president Yvonne Diaz talks about the stress relieving benefits of ballroom dancing. Members learn dances from swing to merengue and travel around the state to different competitions.

CSUN will soon build a Wellness Center, providing students an area to improve their health

CSUN will soon build a Wellness Center, providing students an area to improve their health

Jazzmyne Bogard

September 11, 2013

President Dianne Harrison recently announced that a Wellness Center is going to be built on campus, adding to services already provided in the University Student Union (USU). The original idea of the Wellness Center was introduced as a combination between the USU, Klotz Student Health Center (SHC), Health &...

Student stress on the rise

Natalie Estrada

April 11, 2011

Fernando Hernandez learned a lesson the hard way. After four years of struggling with high levels of stress and anxiety, the 22-year-old biology major said he now recognizes the importance of effective time management in order to avoid the physical and mental effects caused by these issues. “I try to st...

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