Reggae music, Jamaican food and free massages.

Vacation? Hardly. They are among the freebies available to students during finals time at area colleges. After all, keeping them relaxed can help keep their bodies and minds in check as they face two weeks loaded with final exams and research project deadlines …

At [Grand Valley State University], free massages were a hit among stressed out freshman. That’s in addition to stress-relief techniques offered in classes made available to students earlier this year.

The Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, Dec. 11, 2008