SOS Week 2016

Stomp Out Stigma Week is quickly approaching! Our annual mental health awareness week is as strong as ever with a lineup of events that will be sure to make an impact on the Eagle Nation.  According to the Center for Disease Control, suicide is the second leading cause of death among those aged 15 to […]

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Coping with College

College can often feel more like a circus than where we go after high school to pursue our dreams.  Maintaining grades, a job, boyfriend, girlfriend, parents, roommates, and other extracurricular activities, all while pursuing our career goals, can turn into quite the balancing act.  Just like any circus performer, however, juggling everything at once takes […]

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Personal Development

What does Personal Development mean? If searched on the net, it is defined as the skills used to improve awareness and identity, develop talents and potential, build human capital and facilitate employability, enhance quality of life and contribute to the realization of dreams and aspirations. Being a college student, it is hard to keep a balance […]

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Loneliness and its Effect on the Body

There’s a lyric from a 90s rock band that goes, “If you think that I don’t know about depression and emotional pain, you’re insane – or you’re a fool who hasn’t paid attention to a word that I say.” Sounds about right. Everyone experiences undesirable emotions from time-to-time, but what happens when you consistently feel […]

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The Power of an Open Mind

Being open-minded is the willingness to listen to and consider new experiences and ideas. These experiences are often brought upon us randomly, and we may not be able to see them. For example, there are many times where opportunities are given to us— an opportunity to accept an invitation, a job, an assignment, or a […]

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Love Doesn’t Hurt

Domestic violence: It’s still an issue that is largely downplayed on college campuses. But what constitutes domestic violence? It is an umbrella term which encompasses name-calling, controlling behaviors, intimidation, stalking, actual or threatened physical harm, or sexual assault. Approximately 70% of domestic violence cases go unreported – victims insist ‘nothing happened’ or the altercation ‘was […]

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