Your February wake-up call

The key to a successful project of self-improvement is mindset. Do not frame your resolution in terms of absolute success or failure.

Thomas Humphrey | Staff Writer

I think we all have a working problem

Maybe working too much has been holding us back.

Thomas Humphrey | Staff Writer

Staff Ed: How to survive the dark of the year

Here are a few tips from the editorial board to help you avoid the dark sadness that envelops us all at this time of year.

Op-Ed: In remembrance of sandcastles washed away

Why have we stopped playing?

Aruni Soni | Class of 2023

It’s not a competition: Stop stress speech

As students, we’ve turned being busy into a sort of competition, perpetuating a mentality of “if you’re not suffering, you’re doing it wrong.” We don’t realize how detrimental this to our overall wellbeing.

| Senior Forum Editor

Staying you in the climate crisis

Whether your stress outlet is shopping, eating, or if you’re me, cleaning and exercising, there are ways to rethink small actions in ways that can benefit the very environmental crisis that is making us stressed.

Ali Gold | Senior Editor

Social life or your GPA: Does it have to be a choice?

Just because some people may find themselves out on Wednesday or Thursday nights doesn’t mean others should pass judgement on their grades or their work ethic. Going out is supposed to be a fun, stress-free experience, and it does not warrant any assumptions about who you are as a person.

Isabelle Gillman | Staff Columnist

Tell people how you feel; it’s important

The more you do it, the easier it gets, and the worst thing that will probably happen is that people will either respond with ambivalence or not at all.

| Staff Writer

Diaries of an overworked student: Credit where credit is due

At the end of the day, no matter how many credits you’re taking, we will all be receiving a Wash. U. degree at the same commencement ceremony. While it may be hard to ignore the pressure of pushing yourself to the absolute limit, it is important to recognize that everyone’s capacity for classes is different.

Isabelle Gillman | Staff Columnist

Understanding self care: It’s not quite as simple as it sounds

While it seems simple, it’s important to remember that self-care is a relative concept. Some people may find that putting on a face mask and watching Netflix makes them feel accomplished and relaxed. For others, it can take the form of booking a therapy appointment or realizing that a relationship may not be mutually beneficial.

Isabelle Gillman | Staff Columnist

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