Jasper Jams: Finals Week

by Brian Asare, Photography Editor As the semester draws to an end and finals week is around the corner, It’s inevitable that we start to look for various stress relievers to counter the anxiety this time period brings along. It was pretty cool getting to see all my friends’ Spotify Wrapped this year which showcased a lot of various artists and music genres, and it … Continue reading Jasper Jams: Finals Week

Study Spaces Expand on Campus

by Daniel Molina Editor Finding the right place to write that final paper or studying for that final exam might be a hard task due to the excessive demand and the low supply of spaces on campus during the last two weeks of the semester. For the last couple of years, Student Government has made efforts to expand student options to concentrate during the final exam … Continue reading Study Spaces Expand on Campus

Stress During the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

It is that time of the year, once again. The time when we are all eager to sit around all day and do absolutely nothing. However, there is one hurdle standing between us and the holiday break. Final exams. The semester inevitably leads to finals week, and for the upperclassmen who have experienced finals before, preparation now begins. However, for freshmen international studies major Maeghan … Continue reading Stress During the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Finals Fever Causes Stress for Students

The snow has finally melted, the sun is shining and quadding season has officially begun. But while signs of summer are flowering in Riverdale, students across campus are locked either in their rooms or the library preparing for the long weeks ahead. “It’s my favorite time of the year and I can’t even enjoy it,” freshman Ali Ward said. With finals beginning in less than … Continue reading Finals Fever Causes Stress for Students

The Freshman Files: The Final Straw

New York City is decorated like a postcard, Starbucks has introduced their red holiday cups and Christmas music has seeped its way onto every station on the radio. But one obstacle stands between Christmas break and us: finals week. The bliss of Thanksgiving break is starting to fade away with the incoming pile of papers and tests to start preparing for. An increase in stress … Continue reading The Freshman Files: The Final Straw

Putting it Off: Procrastination at MC

Editor’s Note: This article is part of a collection of articles relating to student life during finals week that appear in the Dec. 2 print issue.  Finals week can be the most stressful time of the semester. Not only because of the exams we are taking, but all of the work we have put off. That’s right, with only two weeks left in the semester it’s the … Continue reading Putting it Off: Procrastination at MC

During Finals, Students Feel Effects of Lack of Sleep

Editor’s Note: This article is part of a collection of articles relating to student life during finals week that appear in the Dec. 2 print issue.  Finals week is around the corner and Manhattan College students’ sleeping habits are about to change. Some students have never taken finals before. Others are taking their last round of finals this semester. No matter which end of the experience spectrum … Continue reading During Finals, Students Feel Effects of Lack of Sleep

Jasper Jams: Finals Week

Andy Williams was probably not referring to finals week when he sang about December being the most wonderful time of the year. The last few days of the college semester can be a stressful time. Just a handful of tests can make or break your grades. Many people insist that listening to music helps them to focus and prepare for these important exams. Yet, instead … Continue reading Jasper Jams: Finals Week