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Stretching toward finals

Allison Carey

April 14, 2015

Filed under Columns, Life

With finals week looming, we are all getting ready to bunker down in our favorite library study spot. Use these quick mobility tricks to keep your back and legs from getting too stiff and to give yourself a break from those books. The Couch Stretch Get on all fours and position your foot against the wall behind you with you...

A healthier New Year

Allison Carey

December 9, 2014

Filed under Life, Life Regular

The end of 2014 may seem far away, but it is never too early to start thinking about your New Year’s resolutions. If you’re like me, you’ve made about a hundred promises to yourself over the past year that you haven’t put effort into keeping. Use these three tips to hold yourself accountable this year. Tell someone: Tell...

Foods for finals week

Allison Carey

November 18, 2014

Filed under Life Regular

As the semester winds down, exams are approaching causing stress levels to rise. Try some of the British Broadcasting Corporation’s recommended foods to boost brainpower. 1) Fish: Our bodies can’t make EPA and DHA, the fatty acids found in fish, so we need to get it from our diet. These omega-3s help your brain, heart ...

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