Encore, encore! 5 songs to keep you studying all night

It’s reading week, which means we’ll all be burying ourselves in Olin Library and trying not to lose our minds. Hopefully, these songs help with the latter.

An open letter to studious Wash. U. students from a procrastinator

To those of you who have taken it upon yourselves to show the world how studious and focused you can get—you seriously need to consider how much you intimidate the procrastinators like me who enter denial and procrastinate even more. Let me tell you why.

| Staff Writer

The best places to take a study break on campus

As always, there’s a lot of studying to do this finals season, but it’s important to take a break once in a while. Here are some of Scene’s favorite ways to relax during finals week.

StudLife’s Declassified Finals Survival Guide

Here we are. The last week of classes. Now it’s time to turn to those pesky finals on the horizon. You know, those ones on the other side of reading week that you pretend are imaginary and don’t matter? Yeah, you probably need to start studying for those. If you read that last sentence and started to whine loudly, you should consider taking advantage of Student Life’s guaranteed to be helpful finals tips.

What snack should you stress-eat based on your study habits?

As we transition out of the last week of class this semester (what?), it’s time to prepare for finals. More importantly though, you should really figure out what you’re going to be snacking on during this time. Take this quiz to figure out what you should stress-eat this finals season!

| Senior Scene Editor

There’s more to Writing 1 than meets the eye

As an instructor of Writing 1, among other courses, I firmly believe in the benefit of my profession to the students whom it is my job and my privilege to teach. As another academic year wraps up, I’d like to address some common misconceptions about CWP 1 in recent Student Life editorials, which represent opinions that I hear more generally.

Michael O'Bryan | Writing 1 Professor

How to relax: A type-A guide to the break

erhaps the most common affliction of the Washington University student is sleep deprivation. There can be complications of this condition such as impaired decision-making, poor memory, weeping and anhedonia. But a pre-med assured me she knows how to treat this illness: the only cure is Winter Break.

| Senior Scene Editor

Freshman freak-outs: Fear not finals, or how to get through reading week with your sanity intact

With the shared hope of ending the semester on a high note without having to move into Olin Library to do so, let the studying commence. Here are Scene staffers’ best suggestions for surviving reading week and final exams.

Volleyball drops regional final in 5-set heartbreaker

One set away from capturing their first quarterfinal trip since 2010, the No. 7 Red and Green lost in the regional finals in front of a large crowd at the Field House on Sunday by a final score of 23-25, 25-19, 18-25, 27-25 and 15-12.

| Contributing Reporter

Your guide to surviving finals

Laura Harvey Snack: I like to sneak food into Olin Library so that I don’t have to resort to the same foods from Whispers that I constantly eat. I generally tuck Nature Valley Dark Chocolate Granola Thins into my backpack because they’re healthy(ish) and provide energy but are still yummy. And then, of course, it’s all about coffee. The more, the better.

Scene Staff

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