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Rec Center offers late night entertainment alternative

Students enjoy activities at "Late Night at the Rec." | Photo by Daniel Potter Colorado State University-Pueblo hosted its second annual “Late Night at the Rec” event March 13. The late night festivities lasted from 9 p.m. to midnight and allowed participants to compete in various tournaments, games and other activities. “Late Night at the Rec” was created in the spring of last year by recreation center employees and the CSU-Pueblo Seeking Ourselves to Unite Leaders program. Essentially, the event was centered on the idea of giving students a safe,...

Students counter stress and depression with exercise

Students work out at the CSU-Pueblo Rec CenterPhoto by Dustin Cox It’s not unusual for students to experience varying degrees of stress, anxiety, and depression as they encounter both academic and non-academic stresses during their college experience. Non-academic stressors can include personal relationships, work life, and family, and because of the pressure of managing all aspects of college life, mental health issues have increased among students. Seventy-five percent of mental disorders are diagnosed before the age of 24, according to a study done at Penn State University. For traditional college...