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Pandemic’s impact on mental health

Annika Vanderwerf , Contributor May 5, 2021

More than one year after the COVID-19 quarantine began, let’s take a moment to reflect. Take a deep breath, in through the nose, out through the mouth. Unclench your jaw, stretch your neck, whatever...

Mental health study for home-stuck students  

Ezra Peters, Staff Writer November 11, 2020

With the advent of COVID-19 and an eerily uncertain future, students are facing a unique and unprecedented slew of issues on top of being a normal student. The University of Michigan...

Are we plugged in, but stressed out?

Tara Olivia Martens, Staff Writer November 7, 2018

National Stress Awareness Day is Nov. 7 and this year’s theme is, “Does Hi-Tech cause Hi-Stress?” There have been many studies on what causes stress. One of the most famous studies being the 1967...

Our View: Reactions to Sandy Hook Elementary massacre are misplacing blame

Our View: Reactions to Sandy Hook Elementary massacre are misplacing blame

Clarion Editorial Board January 22, 2013

There seems to be a growing concern that video games, specifically, “Mass Effect 3” and other first person shooters, have something to do with the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown,...

Off the shelf: banish holiday blues

Shelley Peschel, Librarian December 4, 2012

While the upcoming holidays may have some people singing carols, others are singing the holiday blues. Unfortunately, this time of year can be stressful and depressing for many people, and that feeling...

Mental health stigmas sting

Brooke McGee, Opinions Editor February 22, 2012

Mentally ill. Mood disorder. Depression. Unfortunately, when we see words like this we do not think of our neighbors, classmates and friends. We typically stigmatize and begin thinking of “that”...

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