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Bust the Stress Away

Finals Week Survival Tip #1: make sure you take a study break. Tip #2? Play with puppies.

Stress Busters, a variety of stress-reducing events and activities to keep students sharp and relaxed during finals, will kick off on May 8 with Dog Therapy at 1 p.m. in the Student Center Plaza Room (room 127). The series of events is organized by the Office of Student Leadership and Engagement, in collaboration with the Student Government AssociationHofstra Dining and the Office of Student Advocacy and Prevention Awareness.

Stress Busters has students covered with everything from arts and crafts to snacks, games and meditation tips. With 40 activities over the course of two weeks, there’s something for everyone.

Among the other popular activities are Mindful Meditation on May 9 at 6 p.m. in Plaza Room Middle and Late Night Breakfast on May 15 at 10 p.m. in the Student Center Main Dining Room. Stress Busters will go all the way through Friday, May 19, ending with a Coping Essentials Group at the Counseling Center.

A full list of Stress Busters can be seen below:

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