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1 Take care of yourself during finals week
Koehler--Emma (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:28, p.01
12/8/2022 Emma Koehler points out on-campus resources as well as tips that can help students make it through finals week; photo.
2 Vox Pop: What would you say in today's society is the biggest factor on college students' mental health?
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.
3 Finals destressing activities
Northern Iowan 118:26, p.05
12/2/2021 Students participate in de-stressing activities hosted by Student Wellness Services; photo.
4 The arts go underappreciated
Fortmann--Toni (Class of 2022), Bennethum--Abigail (Class of 2021), NI Archives
Northern Iowan 118:22, p.03
11/11/2021 In this article, a reprint from November 14, 2019, the author discusses the ways in which art in various forms is underappreciated and the various benefits it can provide; photo.
5 In pursuit of good health from daily stressors
Solorio--Diego (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:15, p.03
10/18/2021 Opinion columnist Diego Solorio discusses his belief that exercise helps both body and mind with relieving stress during school; photo.
6 Make time for you before finals
Student Wellness Services Staff
Northern Iowan 117:53, p.03
4/26/2021 Student Wellness Services offers ways to help prevent stress during finals week.
7 Panther Portrait: De-stress fest bingo
Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020), Cummings--Gabriella (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:52, p.04
4/22/2021 Student Wellness Services hosted "De-Stress Fest Bingo" to help inform students on how to take care of themselves during high-stress moments; photos.
8 Students help de-stress through plate smashing
Tournier--Tehya (Class of 2022), Cummings--Gabriella (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:50, p.04
4/15/2021 Marketing strategy classmates Alyssa Lawler, Dylan Hayen, and Miranda Stambaugh brought the recent TikTok plate-smashing trend to campus on April 13. They promoted it as a de-stressing activity, especially for frustrations about the COVID-19 pandemic; photos.
9 Panther Portrait: Active minds presentation
Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020), Crow--Catherine (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:39, p.04
3/8/2021 UNI Psychology Club and UNI Active Minds hosted a presentation on stress management and mental health; photo.
10 Students de-stress before finals
Maas--Emma'le (Student--2019), Legaspi--Sofia (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:27, p.01
12/12/2019 Student Wellness Services hosted De-Stress Days from December 9-11 in the Maucker Union ballrooms. Activities included crafts, therapy animals, hot chocolate and eat, and "Walk the Labyrinth," among others. More upcoming events include P.E.T.P.A.L.S. in Rod Library and Student Wellness Wednesdays in the library's Makerspace; photos.
11 Wellness Services: De-Stress Days at UNI
Student Wellness Services Staff
Northern Iowan 116:25, p.03
12/5/2019 Student Wellness Services gives tips on how to lessen stress and discusses the return of De-Stress Days in the lead-up to finals. Activities and events will include emotional support animals, coloring, crafts, puzzles, hot chocolate or tea, and much more in the Maucker Union Ballroom; photo.
12 The arts go underappreciated
Bennethum--Abigail (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:22, p.03
11/14/2019 In the author's opinion, there is a lack of appreciation for the arts, and lack of funding is key to this. Bennethum discusses how art is an outlet for creativity and can facilitate learning; photo.
13 Wellness Services: express gratitude everyday
Student Wellness Services Staff, Social media
Northern Iowan 116:20, p.03
11/7/2019 Student Wellness Services reminds students that as finals and deadlines approach, expressing gratitude every day can make for a healthier and more emotionally stable lifestyle; photo.
14 Top 10 tips for successful midterms
Bennethum--Abigail (Class of 2021)
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; photo.
15 Relax in the Union at "De-stress Days"
Student Wellness Services Staff
Northern Iowan 115:51, p.03
4/22/2019 Student Wellness Services (SWS) discusses tips for well-being and invites readers to De-Stress Days, hosted by SWS and the Student Health Advisory Committee April 29 - May 1; photo.
16 Rest if you must, but don't quit
Khan--Ashan (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:27, p.03
12/6/2018 In the author's opinion, fear of failure is an important issue for college students. Khan discusses the pressure of final examinations, stress, mental health, and reflecting on failure and success.
17 Students de-stress before finals week
Husmann--Peyton (Student--2018), Palensky--Hayley (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:27, p.05
12/6/2018 Student Wellness Services and the Student Health Advisory Board held "De-stress Days" Dec. 3-5 in the Maucker Ballroom. The activities includedd coloring, gratitude cards, a meditation labyrinth, companion puppies, hot drinks, and puzzles; photos.
18 UNI to hold De-Stress Days for "dead week"
Northern Iowan 115:26, p.03
12/3/2018 Student Wellness Services (SWS) provides tips on how to de-stress. SWS and the Student Health Advisory Committee will be hosting De-Stress days the week prior to finals week.
19 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.
20 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.
21 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.
22 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.
23 Mental health initiates misguided
Frasher--Iris (Class of 2017)
Northern Iowan 114:7, p.03
9/18/2017 In the author's opinion, UNI's mental health initiatives are misguided. Frasher advocates for more mental health policies and resources, including more promotion of Student Disability Services and better functioning of the counseling center; photos.
24 Self-care tips for stressed out students
Wolfe--Brenna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:1, p.05
8/24/2017 Wolfe encourages students to take care of themselves and gives suggestions; photos.
25 SWS guest column: De-stress for finals
Crouse--Lanie (Student Wellness Services)
Northern Iowan 112:27, p.03
12/10/2015 As finals approach, guest columnist Lanie Crouse offers methods for de-stressing.
26 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.
27 Students de-stress with pups
Northern Iowan 111:54, p.6
4/30/2015 De-stress days will be held during finals week; photo.
28 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.
29 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.
30 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.
31 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.
32 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.
33 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.
34 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.
35 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.
36 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.
37 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.
38 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.
39 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.
40 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.
41 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.
42 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.
43 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.
44 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.
45 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.
46 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.
47 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.
48 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.
49 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.
50 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.


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