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Are we plugged in, but stressed out?

Stressed students may consider just running away from technology!

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 Homes and Rahe study which listed the 43 most stressful situations of life and, according to this ...

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, Conn. In the broader picture, the NRA has even come out to say that video games and violent media...

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 of sadness is magnified by the fact that everyone else appears to be so happy. Some people describe...

Mental health stigmas sting

Mental health concerns.

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” person at work, the weird one. While the above comments are ordinary and even common, they are misunderstood...

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