Student mothers face extra stress

By Julie Santiago Mothers at East Los Angeles College are finding the transition to online classes challenging amid the coronavirus pandemic. Many mothers find themselves taking on more duties now that their children are also staying home because of nationwide school closures.  Rocio Sanchez, full-time sociology major at ELAC and mother of two, said she used to be able to drop off her children and focus on schoolwork while they…

April 4, 2020

Is too much homework associated with greater stress?

By: Angelica Leal Endless nights, unbearable headaches, high amounts of caffeine and energy drinks, snappy moods, bags under eyes, and begging for a free day to catch up on sleep. Sound familiar? Staying up for parties or hanging out with friends is tolerable and a good way for people to relieve some stress they may carry on their shoulders, but staying up late cramming in on hours to finish homework…

May 16, 2017

Mr. Flowers copes with stress, finals

By Robert Flowers Stress is a killer when finals are coming, so here are some ways to relieve some of that stress in the most helpful manner. While in the library writing a 20-page report on lettuce, titled “Lettuce: Do Not Trust It,” I overheard a conversation between a man and a woman near me. Man: “Are you sure you’re ok? You seemed stressed lately.” Woman: “Finals are coming up…

April 20, 2016

Students starve for affordable education

By Amanda Mayberry Recently, students from six CSU campuses have announced they are on  a hunger strike in protest of  budget cuts. The students are demanding that administrators freeze tuition for five years and instead make decreases to the pay raises for CSU chancellors and presidents. They say they will continue to starve themselves until these demands are met. The persisting budget decreases and fee hikes made to community colleges…

May 22, 2012

Students seek stress relief

By Joe Ruiz Most, if not all, college students deal with stress that can be caused by worrying about their academic performance, financial problems and their future. Everyone manages to deal with stress in a distinct way. College students tend to experience different levels of stress, alternating from minor to severe effects. With midterms around the corner, students begin to feel the pressure and may not realize overexposure to stress can…

October 26, 2011