The Guilfordian

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 forgotten to enjoy the moment and live for today. Our culture is notoriously competitive. This is...

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 at every therapy or psychiatric practice I’ve been to, and I grabbed a few and stuffed them into...

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 the former Minister of Sport and Civil Society, Tracy Crouch, to the position of Minister of Loneliness. Initially...

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 Research Center online, 78 percent of teens have a cell phone, and 23 percent of teens have a tablet...

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 from a diagnosable mental illness. Guilford College is no exception. “The most common mental illnesses...

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 symptoms of depression. Look around. If that held true for Guilford, that would mean that...