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1 Vox Pop
Simon--Jordan (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:18, p.05
10/27/2022 Jordan Simon asks students "What would you say in today's society is the biggest factor on college students' mental health?" Caylee Hermsen, Grant Rickertsen, Danielle Goedken, Caden Easter, and Maya McDermott give their opinions on the matter; photo.
2 In pursuit of good health from daily stressors
Solorio--Diego (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:15, p.3
10/18/2021 Opinion columnist Diego Solorio discusses his belief that exercise helps both body and mind with relieving stress during school; photo.
3 Students help de-stress through plate smashing
Tournier--Tehya (Student--2020), Cummings--Gabriella (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:50, p.04
4/15/2021 Marketing strategy classmates, Alyssa Lawler, Dylan Hayen, and Miranda Stambaugh, brought the Tik-Tok trend of smashing plates with words, memories, or stories written on them to relieve anger and anxiety to campus. This event lead to many students relieving stress and frustration due to the pandemic; photos.
4 Students de-stress before finals
Maas--Emma'le (Student--2019), Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:27, p.01
12/12/2019 Finals approach UNI and the Student Wellness Services hosted their bi-annual De-Stress Days at Maucker Union. Students have the opportunity to color, do puzzles, write positive notes, etc. At the Rod Library, students have the opportunity to gather at the Learning Commons and meet P.E.T. P.A.L.S. P.E.T. P.A.L.S. is a service that trains emotional support and service animals. They will be bringing service animals trained specifically to relieve stress to Rod Library so that students can interact with them; photo.
5 Wellness Services: De-Stress Days at UNI
Student Wellness Services Staff
Northern Iowan 116:25, p.03
12/5/2019 De-Stress days are back and are once again hosted by the Student Wellness Services. This year there will be emotional support animals, coloring, crafts, puzzles, hot chocolate or tea, and much more at the Maucker Union Ballroom. These days are to help students unwind and to have a mental break as they prepare for finals; photo.
6 The arts go underappreciated
Bennethum--Abigail (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:22, p.03
11/14/2019 Abigail Bennethum wrote an opinion columnist about the lack of appreciation in the arts. She describes how art is an outlet for creativity and how it helps facilitate learning. She argues that the lack of funding is one of the main reasons for underappreciated art.
7 Top 10 tips for successful midterms
Bennethum--Abigail (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:14, p.03
10/17/2019 Midterms is almost upon UNI and Abigail Bennethum has 10 tips and tricks to help students not get overwhelmed. 1- Create a plan of study. 2- Scheduled set breaks. 3- Don't refuge, go to the library! 4- Get Plenty of sleep. 5- Eat healthy. 6- Utilize campus resources. 7- Track your progress. 8- Keep a positive outlook. 9- Keep your mental health a priority. 10- Treat yourself at the end of the week.
8 Relax in the Union at "De-stress Days"
Student Wellness Services Staff
Northern Iowan 115:51, p.03
4/22/2019 On April 29-May 1the Student Health Advisory Committee hosted De-Stress Days. The Advisory Committee provided activities such as massages and crafts and also special treats like panther punch, tea, and dogs to hang out with!
9 Rest if you must, but don't quit
Khan--Ashan (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:27, p.03
12/6/2018 Columnist reflects on the mounting pressure of finals and encourages students not to be afraid of failure.
10 Finals week preparation: The do's and don't
Smith--Monique (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:26, p.04
12/4/2017 Students and Staff give their advice on how to best study for finals week; photo.
11 UNI offering de-stress opportunities for finals
Chaney--Beth (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:26, p.03
12/4/2017 Beth Chaney from the Student Wellness Center talks about some of the de-stress events being offered on campus for finals week.
12 Students lose stress in the labyrinth
Northern Iowan 114:22, p.03
11/9/2017 Brooke Hottle, Graduate Assistant for Student Wellness Services, explains the benefits of walking the labyrinth. Hottle describes various ways to walk the labyrinth, and includes feedback from students who have walked it.
13 Wellness Wednesday hopes to bring change
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:20, p.05
11/2/2017 Student Wellness Services hosts sessions every Wednesday titled "Wellness Wednesdays." The five week sessions are intended to help students find ways to develop skills to better cope with college life; photo.
14 Self-care tips for stressed out students
Wolfe--Brenna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:1, p.5
8/24/2017 Columnist Brenna Wolfe gives advice to students on how to manage stress during the school year; photo.
15 The flawed "I'm fine" system: be truthful with yourself
Carr-Murphy--Hannah (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:17, p.3
10/26/2015 Columnist Hannah Carr-Murphy urges students to be honest about their problems, because she feels it helps in the long run; photo.
16 Students de-stress with pups
Northern Iowan 111:54, p.6
4/30/2015 De-stress days will be held during finals week; photo.
17 Every tip you will ever need
Boisen--Eric (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:27, p.4
12/11/2014 Student Eric Boisen offers up his ideas on how to be successful during finals week; photo.
18 Guest Column
Place--Heather (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:27, p.3
12/11/2014 Student Heather Place offers up some solutions for finals week stress, and some advice for long term stress management.
19 Finals are tips to get you through
Tucker--Taija Tanay (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:26, p.4
12/8/2014 Student Taija Tucker offers up some studying tips for those coping with the stress of final exams; photo.
20 Drum the stress away
Krogman--Kayla Jean (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:10, p.1
10/2/2014 Students participated in The Drum Circle at the Gallagher-Bluedorn's McElory Lobby for creative stress relief; photo.
21 What is college worth to you?
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:7, p.3
9/22/2014 Columnist Tucker reminds students to have goals in college, so that they can work hard and accomplish their goals; photo.
22 Life-aid ask Kyle
Marlin--Kyle (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:6, p.4
9/18/2014 Student Kyle Marlin gives advice on how to handle college related stress including club involvement, organization, and plan making.
23 A chaotic sense of humor
Wolfe--Parker Joseph (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:52, p.4
4/21/2014 Kelly Boon gave a presentation on Creativity, Humor and Other Stuff (CHAOS) in Lang Hall Auditorium. Boon encouraged people to use laughter and creativity to deal with stressful situations; photo.
24 What ails you and what may aid you
Daniel--Christopher (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:48, p.3
4/7/2014 The author talks about his personal struggles with depression. He also addresses the increasing problem of depression among college students and American youth.
25 Out with the old, in with the new
Beard--Renae (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:32, p.3
1/30/2014 The author explains that ridding your life of unnecessary belongings and tidying things up is the best way to start a new year. Studies have shown that cleaning actually reduces stress and leaves you feeling organized and in control.
26 Adderall things considered
Cooling--Corey C. (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:28, p.4
12/13/2013 The author thinks that the underlying problem to Adderall abuse is the intense pressure placed on students to succeed. Many students that are abusing Adderall are top students. Students need to realize that their health is more important than grades.
27 Wait line grows at counseling center
Baldus--Rachel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:27, p.1
12/10/2013 The number of students requesting counseling is increasing and the Counseling Center is short staffed. Students may have to wait longer to receive counseling, but the center is doing their best to meet the student's needs.
28 Students cope with mid-semester stress
Wolfe--Parker Joseph (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:21, p.4
11/8/2013 Students have many different ways of dealing with mid-semester stress. Many students are involved in activities outside of the classroom, which only adds to their stress level. There are many resources on campus to help students deal with stress; photo.
29 What are the top 5 stressors for college students?
Northern Iowa Today 96:3, p.5
10/1/2013 Survey finds that the need to repay loans, the cost of education, borrowing money for college, finding a job, and the academic challenge of coursework bring stress to students.
30 Stressed? Don't get busy - sit back and relax
McKone--Madison Elizabeth (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:41, p.3
3/8/2013 Says that stress causes illnesses. Take time to relax and recuperate; photo.
31 Live a more meaningful life
Ruane--Blake Steven (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:36, p.4
2/19/2013 The movie "American Beauty" is described. Says to look for the beauty in life; look past the stress.
32 Massage therapist caters to every 'knead' of UNI students
Wagner--Christy Deanna (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 108:43, p.6
3/9/2012 Julie Conley relieves stress for members of the university community. She sees from three to eight people a day in her office in the Wellness Center. Sessions may be charged to U-bills; photo.
33 Student Voices finals edition
Terry--Elissa Danielle (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:26, p.7
12/6/2011 Students answer the questions of how they like to study for finals and how they cope with the stress of final exams; photo.
34 UNI graduate students to hold stress-relief day for Aplington-Parkersburg students
Public Relations News Release 2010:336, p.1
4/22/2011 Twelve UNI grad students will lead relaxtion exercises with Aplington-Parkersburg students.
35 Your college career: own it
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:44, p.10
3/25/2011 With college come pressures of discovering who we are, what we believe in, and how to handle situations. It is a time of discovery and self-revelation.
36 Don't stress out
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:3, p.8
9/3/2010 Suggestions for relieving stress caused by balancing school, work, clubs, and friends.
37 UNI professor addresses work-life issues; Strategies for living a more balanced life
Public Relations News Release 2009:313, p.1
3/4/2010 According to Adam Butler, a psychology professor, changes in the nature of the workforce and in work itself have resulted in a blurring of boundaries between work and family life.
38 Panther Portraits
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:34, p.4
2/9/2010 Labyrinth, laid out in Maucker Union, gave students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to relax, meditate, and quiet their minds and bodies; photo.
39 Panther Portraits
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:27, p.5
12/11/2009 Scenes from this week's blizzard and students enjoying aroma therapy; photo.
40 Simplicity challenge
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:23, p.7
11/17/2009 Three steps listed to help reduce the stress-filled life of a college student.
41 Students cope with stress as the semester winds down
Jensen--Brice Tyler (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:22, p.12
11/13/2009 Students are ready for Thanksgiving break. Three months of classes has taken its toll. Students deal with stress in different ways; photo.
42 Tick tock goes the clock
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:15, p.7
10/20/2009 Believes that time is an obsession of our culture. People are busy cramming more things into their day. Examine your life, slow down, and smell the roses. Enjoy the simple things in life.
43 An oxygen bar without the distance
Davidson--Nicole Jean (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:5, p.17
9/15/2009 Students are taking advantage of the newly installed oxygen bar at Key West Tanning and Fitness. Stopping in before exams is common to relax the mind. Though no long term effects have been noticed or proven, students feel there are advantages; photo.
44 Summer bliss is weeks away
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:52, p.3
4/24/2009 Students reminded to get started in preparation for final exams. Working toward a goal with small steps is a start. Get help, do not skip classes, and avoid all night study sessions.
45 Friendly suggestions
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:49, p.7
4/14/2009 Some alternatives given for relieving the stresses of end of the semester decisions.
46 Sugar and stress
Becker--Mark Benedict (Class of 2009)
Northern Iowan 105:36, p.8
2/17/2009 Believes that sugar consumption has changed from being used to keep the ruling class content to now being a nearly universal addiction. Living things respond to stress each day. The human response to stress is becoming less than positive.
47 Preparing for the future
Grayson--Adam Michael (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:29, p.5
1/23/2009 College life can be challenging. Lack of sleep, insufficient time to study, and skipping meals all contribute to stress for the college student.
48 Stressful times
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:47, p.7
4/8/2008 Tests, projects, course work, and searching for employment contribute to the stress felt by college students. Tips on how to relax. Students urged to get enough sleep.
49 Test stress
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:38, p.11
2/26/2008 Weather conditions this winter have added to the normal stress of the testing process.
50 Relieving the stresses of a college student
Glaser--Jordan Moye (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:31, p.5
2/1/2008 Making lists, going for coffee, playing games, getting a massage, and working out take the mind off impending projects and assignments.


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