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Morning/night routine for unplugging

Yukiko Yamazaki November 4, 2020

illustration by Gracen HoyleOne of the things I miss most about living on campus is spending most of my time in proximity to others. Having a roommate and suitemates, the ritual of getting ready in the...

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The harm in upholding pre-pandemic measures of success

Dana Nichols November 4, 2020

illustration by Gracen HoyleIn almost every single class I’ve had over the past three weeks, each of my professors has addressed how overwhelmed and drained we are — students and faculty alike....

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Just because you’re hurting does not mean you can hurt others

Shelby Sperling October 21, 2020

illustration by Kate NuelleSo you’ve had a bad day, or maybe even a bad month. Heck, maybe you’re having a bad year. If that’s the case, you’re not alone. Whether you struggle with...

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Life lessons learned from inside a psych ward

Savannah Wahlgren September 10, 2020

Trigger warning for suicide, self-harm and eating disordersI’ve found that most people have an extremely inaccurate idea of what life inside a psychiatric hospital looks like. People think that...

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The toll of a pandemic on mental health, self–image

Dana Nichols September 10, 2020

There's so much to be anxious about right now. As someone with chronic anxiety, yes, that's always my opinion, but for many of us there really is more to be anxious about than ever before: our classes,...

Are the “real world” and health compatible?

Editorial Board September 10, 2020

Health and wellness are of utmost importance right now. We as a community have talked so much about physical health that mental health often takes a backseat to our discussions about well-being. Here at...

Bored at home? Embrace it.

Bored at home? Embrace it.

Logan Crews April 30, 2020

Illustration by Genevieve Humphreys If I see one more social media post with the caption, “I’m bored in the house and I’m in the house bored,” I think I might lose my mind. But...

This sucks. Now what? Or, how 20 years of therapy informs my pandemic response

This sucks. Now what? Or, how 20 years of therapy informs my pandemic response

Sarah Erickson April 24, 2020

Illustration by Ren Rader As many of you already know, I have lived with severe depression for the majority of my life. And, like many of you, my depression is definitely triggered by our current uncertain...

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Recognizing privilege during COVID-19

Natalia Salas March 30, 2020

Illustration by Genevieve HumphreysFor this week, I was originally planning on writing a column about the normalization of burnout and being stressed to the point of exhaustion as college students. Given...

College can be a safe haven for LGBTQ+ students

College can be a safe haven for LGBTQ+ students

Logan Crews March 26, 2020

Illustration by Kate Nuelle Coming out is like being reborn for a lot of LGBTQ people. And like being born the first time, none of us have any control over what life we are thrust into, what circumstances,...

Everything you need to know to hate Daylight Saving Time as much as I do

Everything you need to know to hate Daylight Saving Time as much as I do

Victoria Stringer March 18, 2020

Illustration by Andrea Nebhut The modern idea of Daylight Saving Time (I, too, just learned that it’s Daylight SavinG, not SavinGS) was actually conceptualized in 1895 by an entomologist,...

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Why I provide content warnings in my courses

Benjamin Stevens February 27, 2020

Illustration by Ren RaderCW: mention of suicide, sexual assault including rape and incest, murderAfter I provided ‘content warnings’ for parts of a course this semester, a student asked if...

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