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Editorial: Mental Illness is Too Often Overlooked

Alina Zang, Layout

October 30, 2019

Depression. Anxiety. Schizophrenia. Those are just a few of the many mental illnesses out there. Millions of people deal with disorders like these everyday, having to suffer through symptoms such as  a severe lack of motivation, difficulty differentiating fiction from reality, a feeling of constant ...

Researchers reveal ways to beat seasonal depression

The winter season calls for less sun and snow storms which can lead to Seasonal Depression. During the winter months, people tend to stay indoors and not get sunlight which can add to the possibility of SAD. ( J Voitus/ CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Elaina Joyner, Reporter

January 12, 2018

It only comes in the dark and gloomy days of winter. Seasonal Depression can also be known by "winter blues,” "winter depression,” and "summer depression.” Seasonal depression is short for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Seasonal Depression impacts 1% to 2% of people, mostly women and...

Counselors caution those watching “13 Reasons Why”

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Lydia Gould, Copy Editor

May 26, 2017

The words “welcome to your tape” have shook the internet like no other. 13 Reasons Why is a Netflix series adaptation of the popular book by Jay Asher. The show follows teenagers suffering through the aftermath of the suicide of Hannah Baker while listening to the tapes she left behind exp...

Guest Editorial: Defeating Depression

May 26, 2016

By: Hannah Wilcox, Journalism I student Today here I am; after three years ago I was told that I am diagnosed with depression. My initial thought was tell me something I don’t know. I had already fallen into that deep pit of darkness. And was stuck there for an ongoing time. With everything that...

The Panic: Teens and Anxiety Disorders

The Panic: Teens and Anxiety Disorders

November 13, 2015

By: Bella D'Adderio He’s so fast, Hayden thought. There’s no way I can keep up with him. It’s a rite of passage for most teenagers, the first job. For Hayden, it was as a dishwasher at a nursing home. Only part-time, but it would help him pay for a new car. Soap, scrub, rinse, drying ra...

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