Rec Report


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Final exams are often a stressful time for students as they are the culmination of hard work and efforts put in throughout the semester. By focusing on proper preparation and effective study habits, students can overcome this stress and perform well in their exams. Here are five useful tips for final exam preparation:

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If you prefer to work out at the gym alone with your headphones on, blocking out the rest of the world, we get you. However, if you’ve ever felt like there’s something missing during your gym sessions, don’t give up on your fitness goals just yet. It’s possible that all you need is a workout buddy! Having a partner who shares your fitness objectives can be immensely helpful in terms of accountability, motivation, technique and overall comfort at the gym.

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The Student Recreation & Wellness Center (SRWC) is a sanctuary for many students who take advantage of our facilities. From top-of-the-line gym equipment to skilled massage therapists, there are many ways to receive the benefits of the SRWC and all it offers.

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Final exams can be a stressful time, but we’ve got you covered! De-stress during finals week by attending one of our many group fitness classes: Zumba, Yoga, HIT, Spin, Pilates and more. If you can’t make it to the Student Recreation & Wellness Center (SRWC), but feel like spending time outdoors, you can always try something new, like PICKLEBALL – the most trending physical activity nowadays and is available across the city.

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You may have heard of self-affirmations, specifically positive affirmations, but what exactly are they and why do they matter? Positive self-affirmations are short phrases or mantras we repeat to ourselves that can aid in shifting your mindset in a postive direction, ultimately generating a beneficial way of thinking and outlook on life. This is extremely important, especially during situations that could potentially trigger high levels of stress which can negatively impact the body and its ability to function properly.


Every time you go to the great outdoors, you are told to enjoy nature and set down your phone. However, today we will be taking a look at a few phone apps that might help you enjoy the outdoors even more! Have you ever gone to your local park, seen some beautiful flowers and wondered what they’re called? Maybe you’re interested in whether a plant is edible or not? With a free download of iNaturalist you can snap a picture of the plant to get quick answers on the species, including the common name as well as the scientific name! Try it out and see what new plant life you find in your area!

spring cleaning rec repost safety

As we transition into spring, an important topic of discussion is chemical safety. Chemicals can be found in many different places; however, they are most commonly located among piles of cleaning supplies and detergents. And as we move into the season of spring cleaning, it is important to understand the safety precautions one should take to avoid accidents and harm when dealing with such chemical compounds.

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