Friday, January 18

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The Quad: Retail therapy relieves stress, but may be taxing in the long term

It’s officially finals week, which means more stress and unfortunately less money in my wallet as I attempt to shop all my worries away. Whenever the stress of studying for class, the disappointment of receiving a bad grade, or anxiety of balancing extracurriculars becomes unbearable, I never fail to crack open my laptop, browse the Sephora website, and walk away with at least $50 worth of makeup. Read more...

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(Muling Shi/Daily Bruin)

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The Quad: Pump it up at Powell with our student-generated finals week playlist

According to Business Insider, the most effective music to listen to while studying lacks lyrics, features sounds of nature or has a specific tempo. In general, music is a great way to get through repetitive and mindless tasks, like completing a problem set you already know how to do or memorizing important dates. Read more...

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(Mariam Arutyunyan and Nicole Anisgard Parra/Daily Bruin)

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Hidden Histories: Remembering historical mistreatment of Japanese can illuminate current injustice

We rightfully want to learn from history’s mistakes, but navigating the uglier results of history can often be both difficult and muddled. However, interaction with history doesn’t have to be stagnant: in Hidden Histories, Daily Bruin staffer Alexandra Ferguson will reflect on various aspects of Los Angeles’ history. Read more...

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(Jessica Lam/Daily Bruin)



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The Quad: What is the key to success? For some, it’s the embrace of failure.

Failure is a word that is as vague as it is terrifying. According to an article in Psychology Today, the fear of failure is defined as “the emotional, cognitive and behavioral reaction to the negative consequences you anticipate for failing to achieve a goal.” The article also lists several reasons for why we fear failure. Read more...

Photo: (Claire Sun/Daily Bruin)

(Claire Sun/Daily Bruin)



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