Top tips for staying fit and healthy during exam season

During that final stretch of the semester, we tend to put our lives on hold, and our bodies are usually the first to suffer. Aside from that “freshman 15,” you’re at risk of gaining another fifteen pounds during those long all-nighters accompanied with Red Bulls and Ben and Jerry’s. We tend to neglect all of our healthy habits and give in to weeks of the sedentary lifestyle with little or no self-care at all. Below are the top tips for how to stay fit and healthy during this year’s dreary season of exams. Move  This doesn’t mean getting up at…

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(In)justice in the University – Daniel K. Sokol

Exam season is well under way at universities across the country. This means that the season for academic and misconduct appeals is imminent. But are universities well prepared for this? My client failed her PhD. She appealed the decision of the examiners. At the appeal hearing, she was asked to leave the room when the Department presented its case. On her return, she was not allowed to ask any questions. Her appeal was rejected and she complained to the Office of the Independent Adjudicator (OIA), a statutory body that reviews certain decisions made by universities. The OIA held that the…

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