By Selah Holland
Classes. Grades. Stress. Clubs. Homework. These words probably trigger thoughts of school and, more specifically, college. Higher education is notorious for cultivating high-pressure environments, making it challenging for students to prioritize their personal well-being.
At a top school such as Northwestern University, students are often seeking ways to relieve their stress. And while physical activity has been proven to improve mood, high-intensity workouts, such as boxing classes at TITLE Boxing Club in Evanston, deliver an extra boost.
Northwestern sophomore Rachel Philips, 20 (pictured below), warms up for a boxing class and talks about how boxing gets her to a different space.