The most stressful time of the year for students often arrives with midterms and finals. The hours spent sitting in class, studying, doing homework, keeping up with a social life and possibly working a job can be a lot to juggle. College student mental health statistics reflect this. What if something as simple as petting […]
What causes Type 2 diabetes? For most, the answer seems clear: obesity is the top risk factor. But Cal Poly kinesiology professor Marilyn Tseng thinks there may be something else that plays a crucial role. Before she started teaching at Cal Poly, Tseng worked at the Fox Chase Cancer Center, a research hospital in Philadelphia. […]
Students had to opportunity to take a break from studying for finals to pet therapy dogs and relax at Kennedy Library.
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Cats and Cal Poly students got a little extra love in the library on Thursday. Christina Favuzzi sees how the cats help students relax before finals.
Sam Gilbert is a journalism sophomore and Mustang Daily health columnist. Week five really brings a plethora of emotions. Sure, we’re only five weeks away from the most beautiful season of the year, but we’re also dealing with the ugliest concept known to mankind. Sorry for reminding you, but it’s midterm season. When I think […]
Laura Pezzini email@example.com Lately, biological sciences senior Madison Walter can usually be found in the Robert E. Kennedy Library. That is, while she’s not in class. “I study between all my classes, and then probably about six hours every night,” Walter said. Her time spent studying is just more than the Cal Poly-suggested 25 to […]
The ways people handle and deal with stress are as unique as their fingerprints. What one student accomplishes by going for a five-mile run might be equivalent to another taking time to schedule out everything on a to-do list. Both activities are still considered by the Cal Poly Academic Skills Center to be some of […]
College is about studying, meeting new people, discovering passions and even attending an occasional party. Between all of these different aspects of college life, many students forget how to stay healthy.
Every two hours a person under the age of 25 tries to commit suicide. With academic, social, and financial pressure, coping can be harder than it seems.
So as we go into war against the dreaded Scantron army, our body boosts our strength by nearly shutting down “less important” things, such as our libidos.