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Proctorio causing anxiety

Proctorio causing anxiety

Kenzie Clayton, Staff Writer October 28, 2020

With online classes comes online exams, and many professors are turning to Proctorio to ensure students don’t cheat. Proctorio is a remote proctoring service that’s used for exams and quizzes. Proctorio...

Dean of Students Brian Rush and counselor Thomas Longwell sign the poster which states that they will stand against racism or discrimination of any kind during the Stand Against Racism rally put on by the YWCA on Thursday.

Counseling Center Director: ‘It’s okay to be anxious’ in this time

Nik Cunningham, Sports Editor April 13, 2020

The Counseling Center is the place to go when you’re anxious, depressed, or just stressed, but with the campus shutdown and the counselors distant, stress is running high for many students. Thomas...

Lack of counseling resources need more effective solutions

Lack of counseling resources need more effective solutions

Josie Jeffries, Staff Writer December 3, 2019

The difference between high school counselors and college counselors is the size gap.  The largest high school in Indiana is Carmel High School, which has 5,000 students and 16 counselors. But while...

Taking away the mental illness stigma

Taking away the mental illness stigma

Megan Thorne, Managing Editor October 22, 2019

We are quick to ask others if they are okay, but never ourselves. We are quick to comfort those who are crying on our shoulders, but we choose to cry in secret. We want to help others, but not ourselves. I...

Exaggerating anxiety hurts those with real disorders

Exaggerating anxiety hurts those with real disorders

Morgan Murphy, Staff Writer March 12, 2019

Anxiety is a word that gets used more and more often as time progresses. However, it is starting to get misused for people who crave the attention that the serious disorder brings. This misuse has started...

How to make stress work for you

How to make stress work for you

Sheridan Arnold, Staff Writer October 30, 2018

As the leaves turn colors and die, students around campus are feeling like they are dying as well. This epidemic of stress and anxiety affect the most laid-back students. The person who skips class...

Take time for you

Take time for you

Megan Thorne , Chief Photographer February 28, 2018

Illustration by Abigail Stanley I have never come to terms with the fact that I have anxiety. I’ve never wanted to admit that some things are harder for me to endure. I never wanted special...

Respect the comfort of trust

Gabi Wy September 29, 2015

Trust is like a blanket fresh out of the dryer. When I put my trust in another person, I feel a protective warmth around myself, a soft shell to keep out the chilliness. Imagine enjoying...

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