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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...

Controlled starvation

Controlled starvation

Maxywell Carlton, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017

Dieting has affected most people at one time or another. Whether someone aspires to lose weight or to gain a certain amount of muscle, their diet is affected and manipulated to achieve these results. With spring break just coming to a close, the gym was a popular spot for many people...

‘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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