Everything you need to know as finals week looms

By: Alexis Stallard, Editor-In-Chief

The shadow of finals week is looming over Newman, and the stress is coming off students in waves. But this coming week can be a little less stressful if you know what to expect. 

Before next week, there is an event called “Relax and Recharge with Rescue Dogs.” It happens from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday inside the De Mattias Atrium, and students can recharge by spending time with some furry friends.

There will also be a Christmas concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday in the De Mattias Performance Hall followed by the semesterly Breakfast and Bingo at 8 p.m. in the Mabee Dining Center. Check out this week’s story on Breakfast and Bingo for more information.

To officially kick off finals week, Monday is Scholar’s Day, meaning all those not enrolled in that class have the day off. Students usually spend this time getting all their last minute studying in before the real finals week begins. 

Tuesday is when exams start, and all finals are finished on Friday. Students can find the finals schedule at the bottom of the course calendar Google document, which can be accessed through the Newman website,

Most professors will also give students a heads up on their specific finals time. The Dugan Library will also have adjusted hours for finals week and will be open 24/7 so students have plenty of time to study. 

Finally, students can start off Christmas break with some stress-free downtime at the last Sloppy Joes show of the semester at 7 p.m. Dec. 8 in the Jabara Black Box Theater.

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