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How to restart healthy habits after failure

When it comes to healthy habits, whether you’ve failed once, a hundred times or never got started, you can start again today and be successful.
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Stop Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander American hate

Asian Americans are the fastest-growing major racial or ethnic group in the United States. More than 20 million Asians live in the U.S., and...
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With graduation in sight, don’t lose steam now | Ask Kelly

A reader asks: I'm about to graduate. Do you have any advice for finding the energy to cross the finish line victoriously?

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How to go on vacation while taking online classes | Ask Kelly

A reader asks: Should I wait until after the semester ends to go on vacation?

How to find credible sources for a research paper | Ask Kelly

A reader asks: How can I verify the sources I am using are factual and not opinion?
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One question you should ask yourself at the start of freshman year | Ask...

A reader asks: What advice would you give to someone who is beginning their freshman year?
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A student’s guide to online etiquette

Editor's Note: Do you have a question about distance learning or coping with school in these challenging times? The Den is starting a new...
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Professor finds solitude, plenty of parking on campus as classes go online

Mercer professors all have ways of carrying on the good fight in this time of crisis. By the time you read this, we have...

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Going remote: Tips for transitioning to online coursework

Amid developments related to the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, Mercer students will begin receiving online instruction for their courses March 23. Tackling school assignments...
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Plan for success when taking online classes

When I decided to come back to school three years ago, the thought of taking online classes seemed very overwhelming. This was a completely new concept...
Jay Black alone in his office

Professor finds solitude, plenty of parking on campus as classes go online

Mercer professors all have ways of carrying on the good fight in this time of crisis. By the time you read this, we have...
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Adjusting to life at home and living with uncertainty

If I get a call from my father, it usually means one of two things: I’m in trouble or something terribly wrong has happened....

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