http://d3srkhfokg8sj0.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/470/39751.jpg
Sad male crossing his arms

Understanding self-injury and how to cope with emotional pain

Rate this article and enter to win Deliberately hurting oneself is among those human behaviors that seem baffling and counter-intuitive from the outside. A student who parties, gets depressed, and ends up cutting himself may...
man looking confused

Don’t forget to remember!: Tips and tricks to improve your memory

Rate this article and enter to winHave you ever been in this situation? You’re sitting behind a desk and about to take the most crucial exam of your academic life (or at least that’s...
Sleeping dog

Bliss out, don’t miss out: The joy and solace of sleep

 Rate this article and enter to winStudents adore and crave sleep. When we asked hundreds of you what you’d love to be doing right now, sleeping ranked second—behind only “being with someone I love,”...
woman acting

Get thee to a theater

Plenty of learning (and becoming better people, and all that) occurs outside of school. Now we’re getting a sense of how effectively it can happen inside a theater. We’re better off seeing a play...
Runner

A bit more fit: The power of tracking your steps

Rate this article and enter to winDo you ever wonder why your sister is jogging in place while watching House of Cards? Do you have friends or family who talk about getting their steps...
friends at the beach

Spring break safety

Here are tips for enjoying school break safely: Bring sunscreen of at least SPF 15 and reapply often. If you choose to consume alcohol, pace yourself and make sure you know what’s in your drinks. Plan...
Four different colored piggy banks

10 tips for having a blast on a budget

Rate this article and enter to winIf you think you’re the only one with a tight budget, think again! In a recent Student Health 101 survey, 50 percent of respondents said their approximate weekly budget for...
sugar

What’s up, sugar? Quiz: Sugar’s about to get real

Rate this article and enter to winSugar is confusing on so many levels. Is it natural to the product or added—and does that matter for our health? (Yes, up to a point.) Why don’t...
A girl reflecting sitting on a chair

Feel like an imposter? How to own your awesome

Rate this article and enter to winMaybe you rocked the GREs and got into the grad program you barely dared apply to. Or you’ve picked up pre-reqs for your transfer to a four-year program....
group of friends talking

Less type, more talk: 6 tips for successful conversations

Rate this article and enter to winSometimes we’re faced with conversations that we need to have but would rather avoid. Whether they’re personal, embarrassing, or somber, we wish that the problem could just take...