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Staff Editorial: Seasonal depression looms over college students

Lana Heltzel, Editor-In-Chief December 3, 2019

Record-setting cold weather in North Carolina has hit us with the force of a truck. A very stealthy truck that rammed into us with little pretense or warning. It’s the point in the semester where it’s...

Pressure on success can add unnecessary stress

Pressure on success can add unnecessary stress

Roman Raies, World & Nation Editor September 21, 2018

Personal success alone is not the key to happiness. This may seem obvious but in the daily hustle to get my articles in on times, get all As, work out and find time to practice my hobbies, I have often...

Mental health is key for college students

Mental health is key for college students

Kathleen Herbst, Opinion Editor February 16, 2018

When I was 15, I went to therapy for the first time. The office was small, located beneath a large architecture firm, and I was intimidated. There were mints, the Lifesaver kind that I’ve since found...

UK establishes Minister of Loneliness

Jonah Selom and Kunal Sheth February 2, 2018

The United Kingdom, currently isolated from the European Union, has decided to tackle the issue of loneliness and isolation within its borders. On Jan. 17, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May appointed...

Staff Editorial: Mental health should be first priority for students

Staff Editorial: Mental health should be first priority for students

November 17, 2017

In recent years, the use of electronic devices, such as smartphones and laptops, has become normalized, especially in teenagers ranging in age from 12 to 17. According to findings published by the Pew...

Depression often remains unaddressed on campus

Depression often remains unaddressed on campus

Shelby Smith, Staff Writer November 22, 2013

“Hey, how are you?” “Fine.” Is this true or is it a mere rehearsed response? According the National Alliance on Mental Illness, one in four people between the ages of 18 and 24 suffer...

Depression prevalent among college students across the nation

Depression prevalent among college students across the nation

Casey Horgan, Managing Editor November 30, 2012

You are not alone. No, seriously. One out of every four college students suffer from some form of diagnosable mental illness. According to a 2010 survey, 44 percent of college students reported feeling...

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