Tag Archives: stress

Under Pressure

Under Pressure

Posted on 18. Mar, 2016 by .

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The sense that perfection is attainable—and expected—creates stress for students by KELLY CHIAN, ’16 AND ELLISE SHAFER, ‘17 For junior Lexi Murray, stress ensues as soon as she wakes up. Being a member of both Jazz Ensemble and Women’s Glee, Murray wakes up before 6 a.m. four school-day mornings out of five, either to participate […]

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Bears At Work

Bears At Work

Posted on 23. Oct, 2015 by .

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Leading double lives, students struggle to maintain their priorities

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Loosen Up a Little

Loosen Up a Little

Posted on 24. Jan, 2014 by .

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Teacher leniancy on homework and school assignments would go a long way to relieve student stress

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So Senior

So Senior

Posted on 24. Oct, 2013 by .

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By Athena Patitsas Six AP/IB classes and no studyhall is not the way I intended to spend my senior year. But after considering my graduation requirements, my interests, and my college applications, I couldn’t bring myself to lighten my load. Although not every senior may be as crazy as I am, and some are crazier, […]

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Study. Eat. Sleep. Repeat.

Study. Eat. Sleep. Repeat.

Posted on 01. Oct, 2013 by .

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As the school year progresses, students work to balance academics and extracurriculars By Kimmy Sullivan, ’15 As autumn approaches, students begin to participate in a plethora of time-consuming sports and activities. From soccer practice to choir rehearsal to debate team, 24 hours is hardly enough time to get everything done. When extracurriculars are combined with […]

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The Balancing Act

The Balancing Act

Posted on 12. Apr, 2011 by .

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Race to Nowhere film highlights the time-consuming, stress-inducing nature of high school in the United States, an issue with which the UA community has been dealing for years.

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Application anxiety

Posted on 03. Dec, 2010 by .

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With college deadlines fast approaching, students find themselves spending most of  their free time on applications By Elise Murray ’12 Throughout their last year in high school, there is one thing looming over most seniors’ heads: college applications. Like previous seniors, students are distressed about the upcoming due dates and the importance of their applications. […]

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Why Students are Choosing to Have Busier Schedules

Why Students are Choosing to Have Busier Schedules

Posted on 22. Dec, 2009 by .

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By Kate Magill Waking up to the sound of her alarm clock, freshman Casey Ivanovich yawns thinking about everything she has to do today. There’s school, dance, volleyball, and Model UN, not to mention homework. Although some might say doing so many activities is crazy, Ivanovich has always been busy. “I’m able to deal with […]

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