The Lion's Roar

University Health Center is open for students

The UHC remains open and encourages students to notify the front desk workers if they have flu-like symptoms so they can be treated more effectively.

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2020

Following the university’s decision to move all classes from face-to-face to online, the University Health Center remains open and available to students. Andrea Peevy, director of the UHC, stated that students with health concerns can still utilize the resources available to them. “The University He...

Study with drugs and anxiety

Drugs such as Adderall, Ritalin, Concerta and Focalin are commonly used to improve focus while studying. These drugs work by increasing the release of  chemicals like dopamine and norepinephrine.

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

March 12, 2019

To overcome the pressure for academic excellence, some students turn to stimulant drugs for increased focus when studying. Prescription stimulant medications, also termed "study drugs," "smart drugs" or "uppers," can be used improperly by the prescription holder or illegally by a person without a...