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By Omry Shemesh
Finals are approaching, and we’re all freaking out. But there are many ways to make the next few weeks easier on you. Instead of stressing, consider these tips to make your final countdown less stressful and potentially increase your GPA!
Although most students find themselves cramming for finals, it’s much better to study throughout one full week. Dartmouth Academic Skills Center suggests that students study for 20-50 minute periods and take 5-10 minute breaks in between. Read more »
Some of the members of the current ASAJU Executive Committee. Photo: Sara Gold.
By Shane Surrey
As you might have noticed at lunch on Thursday, May 3, elections for ASAJU are taking place. ASAJU, or the Associated Students of American Jewish University, is AJU’s student government, which is responsible for representing student interests, needs and welfare, as expressed in ASAJU’s mission statement.
Beginning on May 3, current students ran to be elected to next school year’s ASAJU Executive Committe. Mikhail Granin and Lauren Bloom are contenders for the position of vice president; other candidates on the ballot were Sara Gold for secretary, Emily Schwartz for treasurer, Rebeccah Minazadeh for Organization Chair, Mira Amar for Special Events Chair and Hannah Bernstein for Academic Chair. While there were no official candidates for the position of ASAJU President, students could nominate a write-in candidate on the ballot. Read more »
The cold face. Photo: Foshydog, via Flickr.
Dear Young Yentas,
There are less than three weeks left in school, and everyone seems to be getting sick! Students are coming to class sick because they are at a crucial point of the semester. How do I stay healthy during the next few weeks of school when everyone around me is getting sick?
Sincerely, Germaphobe Phoebe
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