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EDITORIAL: Take a Xanax, America

(Photo illustration by Joel Boland)

State Hornet

November 4, 2016

America, you need to take a Xanax. Election seasons are adversarial, and they should be. The Democratic and Republican parties have vastly different views on the course our nation should take and partisan cheerleading and criticism, even invective, is part of the process. But at some point, partisan...

Fall brings academic struggles

Denise Barajas

November 4, 2015

Midterm season is upon us once more and with it it brings a wave of anxiety, mental breakdowns and panic attacks for many students. Sadly, this is when students who optimistically took on too much at the beginning of the semester start falling through the cracks. This is also around the time profess...

Concert guide for the academically stressed

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Nancy Rebolledo

September 17, 2015

In between long weeks of studying and homework, students have the option to relax a little and enjoy a bit of their favorite music, live. Below are a few of the concerts in the surrounding Sacramento and San Francisco areas that students can choose to go to if they are not too busy procrastinating.A$AP Roc...

Stressed Out? The Terminal Lounge is your next stop

Alyson Poveda

September 14, 2015

Feeling tired or stressed out? There is a spot just for you.A survey by The Associated Press and mtvU in 2008 found that four in 10 college student were stressed. Because Sacramento State's priority is its students’ health and academic success, the campus has a lounge where students can go to relax ...

Yoga may help students relieve stress

Brittney Christ

August 31, 2015

The first week of school can be an exciting time, but it can also be a stressful one as well. Many students turn to exercise to relieve stress and decompress.One popular exercise is yoga. It is taking off all over social media, especially on Instagram and Pinterest, where yogis- those who practice yo...

When it comes to reading assignments sometimes less is more

State Hornet Staff

November 13, 2013

Entering the college world, it was expected there would be hefty reading assignments. However, some professors expect obnoxious amounts of reading to be done in an unrealistic amount of time, resulting in students skimming the material and missing main the ideas in the readings. The majority of studen...

Finals stress begins to set in

Isabel Ward

May 14, 2013

Cramming for tests, pulling all-nighters and worrying about failure are just some of the reasons college students at Sacramento State are on edge the last few weeks of the semester. Stress levels are on the rise for college students as they tackle end-of-the-semester finals but, for some, the pressure ...

Author speaks to CSUS about ways to relieve stress, anxiety

Michael Hemenway

October 24, 2012

Andra Medea, author of “Conflict Unraveled,” taught a workshop at Sacramento State last week on how to manage crises and stress. While the workshop was geared toward how administrators should handle students in crises, she offered several tips students should take advantage of when dealing with life s...

Disconnecting from technology is a must for stress management

Ashley Jung

April 5, 2012

While people-watching in the University Union with a couple friends, one might notice people are paying more attention to their phones than to their friends standing next to them.The constant attention phones demand have people putting aside personal time for the convenience of others. People are living ...

Stress management important in college

Ashley Jung

March 14, 2012

It’s around midnight on a Wednesday, about halfway through the spring semester and there is no option of sleep in the near future. Staying up all night, feeling overworked and cramming to get five classes worth of homework done before it becomes too late to be accepted is life for college students. ...