By Caitlyn McCrea | firstname.lastname@example.org It’s that time in the semester again when everyone is scrambling to start on last minute assignments they were told about on the first day of class….
On average, about 40 million adults suffer from anxiety disorder. On college campuses, anxiety is particularly prevalent.
According to a recent Institute of Mental Health study, more than six percent of college students reported seriously considering suicide, with one percent of students reporting a suicide attempt in the previous year.
em>By Kathleen Quillian | email@example.com
For an average communication student, “Com Week” can be seen as a blessing. It is an entire week where informative lectures about the real communication world take the place of boring note taking in regular classes.
By Katy Stang | firstname.lastname@example.org
It was 11 p.m. on a Thursday night and I, a 20 year-old college junior, was sitting in the library sobbing uncontrollably while editing a class project. Now, I know what you are thinking and no, I am not an emotional fool. It was something else. I had hit my metaphorical wall. The wall that appears when you have reached the limit of stress and utter BS that you are drowning in, and boy was I drowning.
By Mari Pothier | email@example.com
Walking into the Alzheimer’s ward my eyes immediately began to fill up with tears. I tried to contain the drops that dripped from my eyes because I didn’t want to make my grandfather sad. Blinded by the tears I was holding back I struggled to see as we walked down the hall. But then I saw my grandmother wandering aimlessly towards us. She looked at my mother, grandfather and I but continued to walk past. It was then I lost control, she didn’t remember us anymore.
Dealing with Stress in the Middle of College Chaos
By Caroline Young | firstname.lastname@example.org
Photo by Ashley Muller
Sophomore PJ Mistry strives to relieve stress in the midst of her busy lifestyle.
She is a double major in business administration and accounting, as well as a project coordinator in Flagler College Students in Free Enterprise.
Mistry calls her priorities a “four tier balance” system, which includes her family, friends, school and herself.