The Director Vector
02 A Piecewise Continuous Path
04 Pitching Physics
Pathways | Advice from Experienced Voices
06 Butterflies in the Stomach
Singularities | Profiles in Physics
08 UNG Senior Training for Spot on Olympic Team
10 Mars Man
Feature: Mental Maintenance
13 When physics and life get hard, what gets you through?
14 Mental Maintenance
18 Take Good Care of Yourself
19 Considering Counseling?
20 Finding [or Building] a Community
22 Normal is a Dryer Setting
Elegant Connections in Physics
24 The Struggles of Paul Ehrenfest
Meeting Notes | SPS Reporters at Science Conferences
30 116th ASA Meeting: I Never Asked for This!
31 DPF: From αs to Ζ1
Connect With Your Zone!
32 Spring 2014 SPS Zone Meetings
About the Cover
In this issue, we explore the academic stresses and social pressure that undergraduates face, and how to give yourself a tune up when it all feels like too much.
Guest Feature Editor
Dwight E. Neuenschwander,
Southern Nazarene University
Society of Physics Students
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