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...

Campus events help students handle exam stress

Created at Finals week is here, and Colorado State University-Pueblo will be hosting a few campus events to help minimize stress. Those events will include “Calm Before the Storm” and the “Relaxation Station.” The “Calm Before the Storm” event will be held at Greenhorn Hall, Tuesday, Dec. 9, from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. It will include snacks, drinks, coloring, 90’s themed T.V. shows, yoga and more. The “Relaxation Station” event will be held in the OUC Ballroom Wednesday, Dec. 10, from noon to 4 p.m., and Kelli Gawel,...