Breathe Your Way to Couch to 5K

Hello First Years! Are you looking for a way to get fit, physically and mentally? The Gassett Fitness Center is offering a program called "Breathe Your Way to Couch to 5K" that may be just right for you! This FREE program through the GFC is here to teach you about meditation, mindfulness and fitness to... Continue Reading →


Overcoming Stress Strategies

Right around February is about the time when the semester really kicks in to full gear for me. Suddenly I have an exam, a giant project, a portfolio review, and an interview all in one week to get done. Sometimes it feels like it'll be impossible to be able to get all of my work... Continue Reading →

Branching Out – Exploring Salem!

Hey First Years! With only one more day of classes, your first semester at Salem State is finally coming to a close. You've explored all that campus has to offer: the residence halls, the classroom buildings, the gym, all of the clubs and student organizations - now it's time to branch off into the city!... Continue Reading →

Healthy Sleeping Goals

Hey First Years! The season of all-nighters is upon us, so as we work our way into finals keep in mind that a good night's sleep is crucial to your success as a student. A lack of sleep negatively affects your ability to focus in class and complete assignments. Sleep deprivation can wreak havoc on... Continue Reading →

Macbeth – Support Live Theatre!

Hey First Years!  Looking for something to do in these upcoming weeks as the semester comes to a close? Salem State Theatre is opening their production of Macbeth on November 30th!  Directed by Kate Kohler Amory, this production takes on Macbeth in a new way: "'Fair is foul, and foul is fair,' proclaim the witches... Continue Reading →

Zumbathon for Puerto Rico!

Hey First Years! Looking for something to do that's fun, good for you, and an opportunity to help those in need? On Tuesday, November 7th the Office of Residence of Life is hosting "Zumbathon for Puerto Rico"! Head down to the South Campus Gym for a workout to help raise money for United For Puerto... Continue Reading →

Getting Ahead – Winter Courses!

Hey First Years and Transfers! Interested in getting ahead on your degree? Knock out some of your General Education Requirements now instead of later? I have the perfect solution for you - Winter Courses! During Winter Break between the Fall and Spring semesters, many professors offer Winter Session courses - these courses are expedited, meaning... Continue Reading →

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