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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 every Friday is probably freaking out right now over their upcoming papers and exams that are due. W...

Standing ovation for ‘Standing on My Knees’

Standing ovation for ‘Standing on My Knees’

Austin Lewis, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018

Sydni Abel Anxiety, joy, suspense and worry were just four of the emotions I felt while viewing the  student directed play produced at the university, “Standing on my Knees.” The play is about Catherine (Kaitlyn Kearschner) who is a poet who suffers from schizophrenia. After being releas...

‘Part of me, but not all of me’

‘Part of me, but not all of me’

Gabi Wy, News Editor

April 6, 2016

At the age of 11, Patience Fehribach was lost. She slept too much and lacked the energy to attend school. Doctors diagnosed her with depression, but as a young girl, she had trouble making sense of it all. “You go through spells,” the senior nursing major said. “I recognized (severe depression) not ...

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