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Friday-start final schedule is stressful

Friday-start final schedule is stressful
Editorial cartoon by Jacob Bogdanoff Students will not be saying the “Thank God it’s Friday” today as they walk into their respective classrooms to take, not their last final, but their first. In an attempt to better utilize classroom space several years ago, the University made class times a little shorter and tacked an extra week onto fall and spring semesters, which means finals week begins... 

Most students prefer quiet solitude to prepare for finals

Bernarda Carranza Staff Writer With finals week approaching, students were asked what their preferred method of studying was in a recent informal survey. Among the surveyed group of 15 students, eight said they prefer to study by themselves in a quiet environment. Four said they can listen to a medium to low level of music while studying by themselves and three said they do not mind studying by themselves... 

On the Calendar

Baccalaureate Ceremony The Baccalaureate, a multi-faith pre-commencement ceremony to celebrate the values of the University, will take place at 4 p.m. May 30 at the La Verne Church of the Brethren. Commencement Commencement ceremonies will take place May 31 at Citizens Bank Business Arena in Ontario. The first ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. for the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Education... 

Wilson Library opens for finals

Wilson Library opens for finals
As finals week approaches, students flock to Wilson Library on Wednesday. The library will remain open 24 hours a day until the end of finals Dec. 14. The library has 70 study carrels, 52 computers and nine laptops available for checkout. The whiteboard at the entrance boasts student services including stress release sessions and the Learning Enhancement Center’s study tips seminars. The staff offers... 

New schedule still needs tweaking

New schedule still needs tweaking
Students have always dreaded finals week and at the University of La Verne it is no different. Everywhere you turn students are stressing, cramming and procrastinating. The Wilson Library has opened its doors for 24/7 once again and it is finally being used as students wedge themselves in every nook and cranny they can find in order to concentrate on an assignment or contemplate their doomed fate. This... 

CAB helps students blow off steam

CAB helps students blow off steam
Natalie Holland, a junior public affairs major, reaches up to catch socks thrown from the second floor of the Campus Center at Destination Procrastination last week. Event sponsors CAB and ASULV gave out green socks to all those who attended. Destination Procrastination, designed to relive some pre-finals stress, was held in the Campus Center from 8 p.m. until 2 a.m. May 16. / photo by Katherine Careaga Candice... 

Students address the stress of pending finals

Students address the stress of pending finals
The onslaught of the upcoming finals week sends students into a cramming fury. Finals begin today and continue after the Memorial Day weekend through May 31. / photo illustration by Zachary Horton Erica Maurice Staff Writer With finals week approaching, students have many ways to prepare, deal with stress and make sure they pass their classes. Some are taking advantage of the fact that the library... 

Learning Enhancement Center helps students survive finals

On Tuesday afternoon, director of the Learning Enhancement Center, Corrine Hinton, gave a workshop in the Campus Center on how to survive finals. The presentation emphasized 10 major points to help students perform better on their final exams. Some of which were task management, prioritizing, eating healthy “brain food” and preparing for worst-case scenarios. “My advice to students is not to... 

Students survive finals with planning, stress reduction

Alexa Palacios Staff Writer As the end of the school year approaches, students use a variety of methods and tactics to survive these final weeks and conquer it successfully. This is always a trying time with finals, excess work and the tease of a summer vacation nearly within reach. It is a time where students can easily lose focus and procrastinate on final assignments and projects. “To survive... 

ULV students prepare for next week’s finals

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer Finals week can be a stressful time. The exam is often the culmination of everything students have learned in a class. For many students who maintain average grades, a final exam may make or break their overall grade for a class and affect their GPA. “I dread the week before finals because my social life disappears and the stress really builds,” Lawrence Hodges, sophomore... 
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