By: Grant F. Vance ~Managing Editor~ The great, omnipotent beings known only as “they” have a well-known expression in regards to life: When it gives you lemons, make lemonade. Unfortunately, life is not as simplistic as Minute Maid would like us to think, and it usually gives us grapefruit and demands a milkshake. Often, when given these bitter, oversized fruit — shitty lemons, really — it’s hard to find someone who can relate to them. Whenever I have a particularly shitty lemon I self-categorize as either too complex to discuss with a friend, or, in most cases, so overly simplistic … Continue reading The cathartic experience of the movies How ‘Punch-Drunk Love’ and other movies ease the mind
By: Hollis Conners The National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI), a new student support group, is working to make itself better known around campus. Supported by the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Hamilton County, the group is led by students and is intended to assist other students in coping with mental health issues. Students dealing with depression, anxiety or other mental illnesses can meet with NAMI for support and advice. The club also welcomes those experiencing roommate or school-related issues. NAMI also serves as a bridge to the Health and Wellness Center or other services. “We really just … Continue reading Club Profile: NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness)
By: Hollis Conners In order to help raise awareness about mental health, and provide some tips on how to reduce stress, Active Minds gave out care packages to all first-year students. The packages were delivered on Oct. 28. Residential assistants (RAs) passed out the packages to students living in their halls, and commuters were welcome to pick them up during downtime in the commuter lounge. After considering the idea last year, Treasurer and Social Media Manager Steph Fiorelli led Active Minds through the project. “(Since May,) our officers have been involved in things like getting price quotes, filling in our … Continue reading Active Minds offers mental health care packages to each first-year studentheld
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