stress

As semester stress piles up, rejection is not end of world

As semester stress piles up, rejection is not end of world

04/11/2019 By Alyse Kaminski | Staff Columnist  April has to be the most stressful month of the year. Finals are approaching and some students are figuring out summer internships or jobs. In the past two months I’ve dealt with two internship rejections and the to-do list for finals is piling up. Needless to say, I […]

College can be stressful, but you can take control

College can be stressful, but you can take control

09/06/2018 By Alyse Kaminski | Staff Columnist Back in the days of five minutes between classes in the same building and scheduled lunch periods, new school years or semesters never seemed like a big deal. The routine would be pretty much the same as it had always been and at the end of the day, my […]

Study tips: Acing final exams and keeping stress levels low

Study tips: Acing final exams and keeping stress levels low

12/07/17 By Krystina Primack | Staff Writer I know it might be hard to believe, since sometimes it feels like the semester just started yesterday, but make no mistake that final exams are upon us once again. With that in mind, I think we can all agree that this time of the semester can get […]

How to relieve stress and prepare for finals

How to relieve stress and prepare for finals

By Duke Staff 10/11/17 So you’ve just finished midterms, your brain is fried and you’re not feeling too great. The Duke is here to let you know it’s not the end of the world. Here are a few tips on how to bounce back from exams. Firstly, take advantage of being at a small college. […]

Super stress: Millennials are feeling the burn

Super stress: Millennials are feeling the burn

By: Duke Staff Many students know the feeling — it’s 2 a.m. on a Monday night, and your body is complaining as you fight desperately to finish your 10-page philosophy paper. You have two tests this week that you’ve barely had time to study for because you work part-time to afford tuition. You have a […]

Tips for not letting finals week finish you

Tips for not letting finals week finish you

By: Rebekah Devorak | Opinions Editor  Sound the alarm, cower under the covers and pretend like ignoring responsibilities will make them go away entirely. Buckle up, everyone, because finals week is back with a vengeance. There are few words that can destroy a college student’s spirit quite like “finals week” does. Handfuls of research studies […]

Netflix may be the source of stress, worry

Netflix may be the source of stress, worry

By: Rebekah Devorak | Opinions Editor  Raise your hand if you spent spring break binge-watching the newest season of “House of Cards” from your couch, bed or anywhere in close proximity to snacks. While you might have justified those many hours in front of a television or tablet screen as a way to unwind from […]

Campus copes with neverending Fall semester

Campus copes with neverending Fall semester

By Jessica Goldstein | The Duquesne Duke As the semester crawls closer to an end, schoolwork and stress only continue to climb. Responsibilities pile high and all students struggle to maintain stability in the crazy whirlwind that is college. If there isn’t an exam coming up, there’s an eight page paper around the corner. The […]

Packing Palooza: How to cut down on stress while preparing for school

Packing Palooza: How to cut down on stress while preparing for school

By Seth Culp-Ressler | Features Editor August is just a column away on the calendar, and that means Summer Break 2015 can only hold out for a few more weeks. Soon classes will resume, homework will be once again assigned and the daily grind of academia will be back for another year. Before that happens, however, […]

The Final Countdown: Campus stress builds as exams draw near

The Final Countdown: Campus stress builds as exams draw near

By: Seth Culp-Ressler | Asst. Features Editor With classes coming to a close and exams fast approaching, stress and anxiety are beginning to take hold of many a Duquesne student. While this time of the term is undoubtedly one of the most difficult for a vast majority of students, the negative effects can certainly be […]