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Freaking Out About Finals? SPA’s Relaxation Week Can Help

The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, and summer is finally on your mind. Only two more weeks and you’ll be back in the comfort of your bed at home. Shortly, you’ll have forgotten the struggles of the school year in exchange for a more relaxing daily life. But there’s one more hurdle to leap through before you can grab your sunglasses and snooze on a hammock for three months: finals week.

If you think you’ll be overwhelmed trying to prepare for finals, don’t worry. Like the high SPF sunblock you’ll be lathering on you back soon enough, the Student Programming Association’s Entertainment Committee has you covered with its annual Relaxation Week.

SPA’s Relaxation Week is a week dedicated to fun activities that help students unwind before finals week. From April 27 to May 1, the HUB will be filled with unique games and ways to destress if your classes are driving you crazy. SPA is excited to host these unique activities and happily invites all students to stop by this week to escape their endless hours of studying, and spend some quality time with friends, games, and music.

Monday’s activities will consist of signs and spin art. On Tuesday, Frisbees will be given out to students and butt sketches will be available. (Whatever a butt sketch is, it is surely more entertaining than your Chemistry review.) For Wednesday, “lucky bamboo” will be passed out, serving as a final good luck charm before you head into your exams. SPArcade, a variety of games including classics Dance Dance Revolution and pinball, will take place 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday. And on Friday, SPA Noontime is hosting a Student Showcase. All events, except for SPArcade, will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For Friends fans, there will be a marathon in the television lounge on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.

So pause your summer daydreaming for now and pick up your books, or don’t and enjoy the SPA activities. We are….not going to stress out (too much)!

About the Author

Carolyn Popescu

Current senior studying Advertising and Visual Arts, Carolyn has a passion for entertainment and music. She also loves photography, film, graphic design, social media, and all things in between. She's the current Sony Music Marketing Representative for State College, so be sure to reach out to her with any local music scene questions, ideas, proposals, or if you just need someone to geek out about music with.

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