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Importance of meditation amongst students

Importance of meditation amongst students

Marissa Jacobs, Staff Writer

September 24, 2019

Being a student means putting long hours into our studies in order to reach our ultimate goals. It can be hard to create a balance between education, having a social life, quality time for ourselves and physical and mental health.  It can be overwhelming when we try to cram all these elements in...

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 to cause a lack of seriousness for those who are actually suffering from a real disorder, as they are...

Twenty One Pilots release fifth studio album

Twenty One Pilots release fifth studio album

Megan Thorne, Editor in Chief

October 16, 2018

Almost two weeks ago, dynamic duo Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun from Twenty One Pilots released their newest album “Trench.” The album is their fifth studio album following “Blurryface”, which was released in 2015, keeping up with the band’s tradition to release a new album every three year...

Self-worth can’t be spoon-fed

Self-worth can’t be spoon-fed

Gabi Wy, Staff Writer

August 15, 2017

I stood in the bathroom at work, bent over the toilet as chunks of vomit and water splashed up into my face. The tears running down my face mixed with the saliva dribbling down my chin. Disgusted? Most people would be. But until today, the day I'm writing this piece, I chose to do that every day...

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