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Why we feel guilty for taking care of ourselves

Why we feel guilty for taking care of ourselves

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion-Editor

December 2, 2015

The other night I was sprawled out in my apartment with the covers pulled up to my neck. I started watching the infamous Buzzfeed videos on my laptop, then suddenly found myself watching Ted Talks a few hours later. I began to think of all of the things on my to-do list and important times I had yet t...

Good sleep results in better grades

Good sleep results in better grades

By Sofia Syed,

November 10, 2015

Naps and all-nighters can actually make one perform worse in school. Sleep is a vital part of keeping oneself healthy and allowing someone to perform their best. The University of Akron’s Counseling and Testing Center wanted to educate students on proper sleep habits with their workshop titled ...

Zips need to catch z’s not colds

Zips need to catch z's not colds

By Natalyia Calhoun, Student Writer

November 4, 2015

It is important to get enough sleep every night in order to function on a daily basis. Sleep affects your brain function and physical health. Continual sleep deficiency can affect your attitude, way of thinking, reactions, and work. I understand that students have busy schedules, but it would benefit y...

Five tips to pocket for fall semester

Five tips to pocket for fall semester

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

September 16, 2015

Five tips to pocket for fall semester After a few months of eating, sleeping and working that seasonal job, the third week of the fall semester is in session and with a vengeance. Whether it is your first semester of college or second to last, it will take some time to get into your semester routine...

Sleep for grades

Matt Altiere interacts with a student after the lecture.

By Elizabeth Zumbach, Arts & Life Writer

March 18, 2015

The Counseling and Testing Center hosted a guest lecture by Matt Altiere, which focused on the benefits of healthy sleeping habits. Good Sleep and Academic Performance was presented on Tuesday, March 17 Simmons Hall, Room 306. The hour long discussion reviewed the basics regarding sleep problems and...