College students using coloring books to ease stress

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The coming dark age: In an effort to help the modern college student deal with the stress of life — and the possibility that someone might express an opinion different from their own — universities nationwide are increasingly offering them coloring books as a relaxant.

There was once a time that students went to college eager to face life and its challenges. Now, they need help coping, and apparently are willing to use techniques formerly reserved for 5-year-olds


  • wodun

    But the colleges will say they are adult enough to take out loans.

  • Eric

    I see your point, but I would rather see them deal with their stress with coloring books than medication, either prescription or the traditional liquid self-medication.

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