At the University of Pennsylvania, for example, several different student groups offered various study breaks, including a Zumba class, a video game stress reliever, and a “Chocolate and Chocolate Labs” event, the Daily Pennsylvanian reports.
Student organizers did not respond to The College Fix’s request seeking details.
An annual tradition at the University of Illinois offers students a “Reading Day.”
“In place of classes, the university hosts a variety of non-mandatory events aimed at helping students study and de-stress,” the Daily Illinireports. Penn State’s “De-Stress Fest” included origami folding, Wii gaming, “brain massage music” and more, according to the university’s website.
The University of Michigan offered Play-Doh and more in an event billed as a way to de-stress before final exams, according to its Facebook page.
Other relaxers at the event included glitter bottles, Legos and dominoes..."