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Guess What’s Back — The Flu

Guess What’s Back — The Flu

Time to know the facts and get the shot As Ebola headlines continue to run across the fronts of newspapers and media coverage sites, many have forgotten that “flu season” has just arrived. Every year a new form of influenza spreads [...]

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Surviving Midterm Stress

Surviving Midterm Stress

Calm down, you can get through this! by Darlene Bueno It's that time of the year again when: midterms! As this halfway point approaches, the stress begins. The average full-time student takes five classes, which can add up to five midterms. [...]

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Distress? No, De-Stress

Distress? No, De-Stress

 Get counseling to deal with stress, depression, and the dreaded finals week  by Daniel Friedman For any college student, stress is always on the menu. At the City College of New York, Student Health Services (SHS) is lending a hand. A counseling fellow [...]

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Killer Drinks?

Killer Drinks?

  Read this before you gulp 5-hour Energy, Monster or another caffeinated energizer! By Jennifer De Leon  With finals approaching, students start stocking up on energy drinks in anticipation of the long hours of studying and the backlash of endless procrastination. According to [...]

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Rising Suicide Rate Examined

Rising Suicide Rate Examined

 Why are so many students ending their lives? By Jennifer De Leon Raquel Rodriguez, 22, a junior at CCNY, was only 16 years old when her older brother, Rafael, overdosed on prescription painkillers. “He was only 20 years old,” she explains. [...]

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Still Smoking

Still Smoking

 What tobacco ban? by Angelique Williams At the start of the semester, the CUNY smoking ban went into effect. The new rule prohibits tobacco products in indoor and outdoor facilities. But if cigarettes are banned, why are so many students still smoking? Students like [...]

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