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Sophomore midfielder Serge Gamanwanya passes the ball in a game against Umass Lowell Sunday Oct. 16. He had two shots on goal against Army when the Seawolves lost SAMANTHA MONTES/THE STATESMAN

Men’s Soccer upset by No. 5 UMBC in A.E. Semifinals

Gregory Zarb November 9, 2018
Stony Brook’s defensive blunder in the 60th minute cost them a chance at the America East Championship.
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Persona 5 is the video game the anime show Persona 5: The Animation is based on. BAGOGAMES/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

Anime spring 2018 preview

Kraig Klein May 6, 2018
Make sure to take a break from studying, and when you do, why not check out a new Japanese animated series?  Here is a brief list of what to watch during finals week and what to avoid.
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A group of students studying. SARA SUPRIYATNO/STATESMAN FILE

Even during finals, your mental health is important

Andrew Goldstein April 26, 2018
I’ve been in a class where a student fainted during an exam.
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Students taking their final exams.PUBLIC DOMAIN

Reschedule finals to reduce stress

Andrew Goldstein December 10, 2017
Of course it would be nice to get more reading days, but the purpose of finals week is to have full days to study and take tests anyway. More reading days wouldn’t help; better scheduling would.
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A Stony Brook student rides a mechanical bull at the EOP Carnival in the Student Activities Center.

EOP Student Association hosts indoor carnival to destress before finals

Emily Norman May 2, 2017
The circus-themed event was organized by the Educational Opportunity Program Student Association to serve as a de-stressor for students in a time of impending final exams.
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An alternative spring break

An alternative spring break

Andrew Goldstein April 19, 2017
Spring break is a week dedicated to freedom from the everyday life of college to take stock of where you are, reorganize yourself, have some fun and relaunch recharged for the remainder of the semester.
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Whats the worst thing about the end of the semester?

What’s the worst thing about the end of the semester?

Emily Benson November 18, 2015
What is it about the last few weeks of the semester that makes you crazy?
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Sana Rasheed, senior biochemistry major, Alan Zhong, senior biology major
and Tuya Yokoyama, junior human evolutionary biology major, in the library late at night working on a bioinformatics project. CHEREESE CROSS/THE STATESMAN

University aims to help students deal with stress during finals

Andrew Goldstein November 16, 2015
With finals less than a month away, Counseling and Psychological Services is offering events to help prevent students from reaching high levels of unhealthy stress.
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The kNOw: I demand another spring break

The kNOw: I demand another spring break

Niveditha Obla March 24, 2015
Ah, spring break. The highlight of the semester; a week filled with endless days, maybe a trip to warm places with my closest friends.
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A group of students studying. SARA SUPRIYATNO/STATESMAN FILE

Under the microscope: exam study tips

Mallory Locklear May 15, 2014
As final exams are quickly approaching, “Under the Microscope” would like to provide a few research-based study tips to get you through the coming week.
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Finals Feature

May 1, 2007
With finals looming, all you're doing is trying to catch up with the extensive amount of studying and looking over material that you're sure you've never seen before.
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