self-care tips from ignite for post-finals

Post-finals self-care tips from IGNITE

You did it! Finals week is over, your exams are completed and now it’s time to take a well-deserved break. We’re here to help you do some self-care as you unwind from classes after a jam-packed semester.. Keep reading to see how you can destress now that your semester is over.

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What is Native American Heritage Month

What is Native American Heritage Month

November 1 marks the start of Native American Heritage Month (NAHM), a time where we continue to celebrate the culture, traditions and contributions of Native and Indigenous people. Keep reading to learn more about when the heritage month started, how it’s celebrated today and how you can take action. 

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How to talk politics with your friends and family

How to talk politics with your friends and family

When you’re with your friends and family, you might talk about upcoming plans, a favorite TV show, or something funny you saw online. Do you find yourself avoiding topics that are stressful, like politics? It’s hard to do these days when everything feels political, but talking politics is one way to flex your power and educate friends and family members on the issues you care about. 

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How to match your interests to your political path

How to match your interests to your political path

The world of politics is vast and the career paths are diverse. Whether you’re just now starting out on your political journey or you want to explore a new path, keep reading to learn how you can narrow down your choices and match your interests to your political path. After all, you don’t have to be an elected official to step into the political realm and make significant changes for others. 

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Resources for Suicide Prevention Week

Resources for Suicide Prevention Week

Content warning: Suicide 

If you are in need of immediate support, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255. 

National Suicide Prevention Week takes place during the 2nd week of September, and includes World Suicide Prevention Day, which is on September 10th every year. Throughout National Suicide Prevention Week, people share resources, information and stories to increase awareness about suicide prevention and the warning signs. 

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