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Students discuss how to handle stress

Annette Varghese, Staff Writers

September 14, 2018

Many people say that college is the best time of their life. However, these critical years can be affected by stress, depression and anxiety. Several factors can affect stress levels for incoming and returning college students, including picking out classes, doing various assignments and participating...

Goof: School starts paying faculty with grill cash

Laura Hay, Staff Writer

March 30, 2018

Disclaimer: This story is a part of out April Fool’s edition, The Goofordian. This story was created by Guilfordian Staff and is not based in fact. In an attempt to save money, Guilford will now be paying faculty and staff members 25 percent of their paychecks in Grill Cash. “When I first ...

Cleaning can help with focus, managing stress

Stress Cartoon

Caleb Anderson, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017

I have dealt with stress in a similar fashion for as long as I have needed the extra time I save in doing so. I have found the most effective method to be in going back to the foundations of my life, repairing the very fundamentals needed for success and then letting that success follow. Less abstractly,...

Too much stress not the answer for students pursuing passions

Clare Forrister, Opinion Editor

April 29, 2016

Lately, the weight of the world has been pretty heavy. So why does Guilford College so often ask its students to carry that weight alone in order to reach success, instead of giving us the support and guidance we need to carry it together? Guilford needs to take a long hard look at the amount of stress...

Students struggle with anxiety, share survival strategies

Olivia Neal, Staff Writer

February 14, 2014

Your hands are shaking and you can’t restrain them. Your stomach hurts and your chest feels tight. You feel trapped, scared and alone. You feel like running but you don’t know where to go because this feeling will follow you everywhere. This is anxiety. As college students battle stacks of...

Popping pills for stress ills: a deadly match made in college campus heaven

Popping pills for stress ills: a deadly match made in college campus heaven

Shelby Smith, Staff Writer

December 6, 2013

Have trouble concentrating? Can’t seem to balance schoolwork with your social life? There’s a pill for that. While Guilford College students are well-known for marijuana use, prescription drug abuse is an equally major problem. The prescription drugs typically used are stimulants like Adderall,...

How email may affect student stress and focus

How email may affect student stress and focus

Hannah Waller, Staff Writer

March 8, 2013

A wall of bolded unread emails stares back at you from an LCD screen. You feel like Heracles trying to slay the Hydra. For every email you answer, it seems two more appear in its place. Is it a nightmare? No, it’s an average day in the life of a Guilford College student. The Guilford College Student...

Health care misses the boat on stress management

Rishab Revankar, Staff Writer

February 22, 2013

Ever felt like you’re in a crisis?  You hear someone say, “Calm down, you’re just stressed out. There’s nothing more to it.” Believe me, there’s a lot more to it. Stress is the underlying killer behind an astonishing number of cancer and heart disease cases. In fact, studies show that...