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Photo Illustration. A student is handcuffed to their backpack symbolizing the restraint of homework over school breaks.

The holiday break burden

November 28, 2019

While the last teacher is home and ready to enjoy the holidays, the farthest thing from a student’s mind is the school they just left, but they are still trapped. Many students see the homework they are assigned over school breaks as a reminder that even when they are off campus and in the comfort o...

The ultimate juggle

The ultimate juggle

November 8, 2017

Piles and piles of homework are sitting on the bed. Many teachers give out homework over the longer holiday breaks, such as Thanksgiving, Christmas and spring break. To keep their grades up, students need to work on the homework they receive over the holidays. Here are some study tips for those who a...

Junior Logan Smith feels the world revolving, spinning out of control as she bares the stress of school and grades.

Academic anxiety

December 18, 2014

The clock reads 1:43 a.m. as she flips yet another history page, trying to finish the chapter in time to begin another English paper and maybe get an early start on her physics homework that never ceases to confuse her. Her chest tightens as she realizes there is no way she is getting any sleep tonight,...

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