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According to research, music has been proven to lessen stress and anxiety. LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

We need some noise behind our study hours

Gabby Pardo April 22, 2018
Having music blaring through your headphones while in the library or Starbucks can benefit your emotions, productivity and memory in preparation for acing an exam and your courses in general.
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Tapingo is a new mobile app that allows students to order food from their phone and pick it up with little to know waiting time. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Texting is making us more emotionally ignorant

Samiha Ahmed February 25, 2018
Now, we can call, text, use the internet, pay our bills, play games, do homework, etc. Because our phones have so many functions, our messages may not be a priority, allowing us to put little thought into what we are saying.
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Flowers blooming during the early summer in Jordan Pond at Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor, Maine. LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

Make the best of your break

Andrew Goldstein January 5, 2018
We are exposed to so much noise both metaphorical and real that even on long, scheduled breaks we may be just as busy as when we are at work or school.
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Computer addiction is bad PEXELS VIA CC0

Cut out the computer

Rawson Jahan March 29, 2017
I love reading the news, creating media and writing a good story--but that means I’m on the Internet or behind a computer screen for more than four to five hours everyday.
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College students experiment with alcohol and weight loss

Kayla Jimenez March 11, 2014
How far would people go to prevent the notorious “Freshman Fifteen?” What if it allowed them to enjoy the social scene of parties and alcohol without worrying about the after effects of the calories in alcoholic beverages?
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Social media changes the game of dating and relationships

Social media changes the game of dating and relationships

Kelly Frevele February 10, 2013
Nowadays, social media use has become a common practice among young adults. In fact, according to a Pew Research poll, 92 percent of young adults between the ages of 18 and 29 use social networking sites. However, studies from publications such as Psychology Today are showing that although sites like Facebook and Twitter appear to be increasing communication, there are actually dangers associated with this increased use
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