While Californians all over the state were dealing with a record setting heat wave last week, some students at the 5Cs struggled to sleep comfortably without air-conditioned dorms.
Moments to savor: A sweetly bitter treat
Though dark chocolate may be bitter, the benefits of eating it are sweet, writes food columnist Emily Kim PO ’25.
OPINION: Harvey Mudd first-years need sleep, not 8 a.m. classes
Pushing back the start times of HMC core classes means students will be better rested and more productive, argues Serena Mao HM ’25.
OPINION: Don’t scapegoat social media alone for poor mental health
The alleged harm that social media poses to mental health is largely exaggerated, and we should learn how to use social media responsibly rather than reject it, argues Kenny Le PZ ’25.
OPINION: Sleep schedules should not be subject to shame
OPINION: We should not shame people based on their sleep schedule, writes Mishaal Ijaz SC ’24.
OPINION: Caffeine dependence detracts from college students’ mental and physical health
OPINION: We must be more aware that our reliance on coffee is a result of feeling the need to constantly work, writes Mishaal Ijaz ’24.
Presence: The best pajamas to sleep in? Your birthday suit
TSL health columnist Shreya Kriti Kamra PO ’23 shares scientific research on the benefits of sleeping without clothes.
Presence: My awakening to the benefits of afternoon naps
Health columnist Shreya Kriti Kamra PO ’23 shares personal tips on optimal nap length and how mid-day sleep can positively boost your mood.
Why weekend snoozes may not be the respite your body really needs
According to Paul Shaw, a neuroscientist at Washington University in St. Louis, catching up on sleep isn’t as simple as it seems.