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Semester De-stressers

Megan Swann, Reporter February 23, 2023

Stress is something many college students have in common. From trying to earn good grades, to finding internships and making sure there’s food on the table, there are many stressors for the average student....

Being a WSU student allows for discounts on events. Photo credit: Alexander Stuart

The perks of being a Wildcat

Claire Young November 17, 2021

Weber State University students have access to many resources, discounts and perks for the duration of their attendance, some of which are obvious and others not so well-known. A myriad of academic programs,...

Exercise machines are set up on a basketball court in Swenson Gym at the Stromberg Complex. Photo credit: Matthew Barker, Stromberg Complex Facility Manager

The Stromberg Complex offers summer recreation on campus

Miles Shaw June 7, 2021

Weber State University’s Stromberg Complex is the home of recreation for Wildcat students wanting to pump iron, shoot hoops, swing a tennis racket, jump in a pool or climb up a rock wall. Although...

Weber State is holding Mindful Meditation sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 a.m. virtually. (Aubree Eckhardt // The Signpost)

Opinion – Kicking back and relaxing with some mindful meditation

Kierstynn King February 22, 2021

I’ll be the first to admit I’m not the best when it comes to relaxing — and I mean really relaxing. Living with five other people makes finding moments to relax difficult, which is why I was a...

Massage chairs in the Stress Relief Center at the Swenson Gym. (Sara Parker / The Signpost)

Say yes to relieving stress

Ally Nelson November 30, 2020

With finals approaching, along with managing online classes during COVID-19, student stress levels are high.A group of researchers from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and Harvard Medical...

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Tools for better brain health

Marisa Nelson October 25, 2019

Weber State University has many resources for mental health on campus. Several of these organizations — such as the WSU Counseling and Psychological Services Center, Student Wellness, Stress Relief...

Massage chairs in the Stress Relief Center at the Swenson Gym. (Sara Parker / The Signpost)

No stress, no mess at WSU’s Stress Relief Center

Kelly Watkins March 30, 2018

Google "college students and stress" and a host of scholarly articles, blog posts and news reports will describe the epidemic plaguing thousands of young American adults. Concerned with tackling the issue,...

The Stress Relief Center lounge has magazines to read or a miniature zen garden to play with while waiting for a massage chair. The Center is located in room 124 in Weber State Universitys Swenson Gym. (Abby Van Ess / The Signpost)

Finals week is on the horizon; WSU helps you stress less

Spencer Stevens November 23, 2016

As classes, exams, finances, relationships and the somewhat foreboding post-college plans send students' lives into tailspins, stress management becomes an invaluable asset in the college survival...

Take breaks to avoid burning out

Take breaks to avoid burning out

Allen Glines December 18, 2015

There comes a time when students need a break from the pressures that come with their studies. This mostly affects students who decide to attend classes during the summer. It’s also the primary reason...

Documentary explores what it means to be happy

Kylie Coats October 9, 2015

The Counseling and Psychological Services Center, CPSC, held a screening of a documentary that was followed by a panel discussion about what helps people feel true happiness in the Wildcat Theater on...

Tips for transfer students

Kellie Plumhof August 24, 2015

At the beginning of the school year three types of students arrive at Weber State University: Freshmen eager to start their college career, returning students, back in a familiar place and transfer students,...

Weber State students learn to relax

March 29, 2015

Between exams, homework and jobs stress has become something that college students are all too familiar with. On Friday afternoon, the Counseling and Psychological Services Center at Weber State University...

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