How to Survive Finals Week

In this episode of Common Grounds, Kim Westbrooks of the Houston Cole Library drops by to explain Gaming Day, which will take place from 10 am - 10 pm Dec. 3, as well as other ways the library helps students and faculty de-stress or just find a quiet place to get some work done during finals. Also, we interview SGA President Ulises Herrera about his presidency, his tips for how to survive finals week and make the upcoming Spring term a success, and how students can get involved in the SGA.

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In this episode, we discuss:
  • Some finals week traditions from campuses around the US
  • Tips and techniques for not just surviving, but thriving, during finals week
  • Events and resources around campus to help students to study and de-stress

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A very special thank you to Dr. Andy Nevala of the JSU David L. Walters Department of Music for contributing our theme music, “Stars Fell of Alabama” by Frank Perkins and Mitchell Parish. 

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