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Mental health resources at Mason

On-campus resources for spring and finals stress By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer With the academic year winding down, students can feel anxious with numerous end-of-year finals and papers looming ahead. In order to combat the end-of-year stress, Mason provides a…


Mason Community Takes Back the Night

STUDENTS GATHER TO MARCH AND SPEAK OUT ABOUT SEXUAL VIOLENCE By Abigail Adcox, Staff Writer “Stop the violence! No more silence!” chanted students during the march at the Take Back the Night event on Oct. 3 in North Plaza. Take…

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Student Seminars Promote Healthy Relationships

SSAC PROVIDES EDUCATION AND RESOURCES TO AVOID ABUSE By Noah Winthrop, Staff Writer The Student Support and Advocacy Center (SSAC) hosted a pair of hour-long Healthy Relationship seminars on Wednesday, Oct. 4 and Thursday, Oct. 5. as part of Domestic…


CAPS Offers Mason Students Access to Innovative Health Services

EVENTS EMPHASIZE PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL HEALTH, SUICIDE PREVENTION By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer With classes, jobs, extracurriculars, friends, and the various other events in an average student’s life, college can be beyond stressful and may even become too much at times….


CAPS introduces initial consultations

BY RIDA KAYANI, STAFF WRITER   University Life’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) has introduced a new way to schedule counseling appointments called initial consultations According to CAPS, the initial consultations, created from the feedback provided by the student body…

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Universities tackle millennial mental health

Rachel Shubin, Staff Writer Many college students struggle with mental health difficulties and diagnoses like anxiety and depression seem to be on the rise. Fortunately, Mason and other Virginia universities are doing their best to tackle this issue. According to Daphne…

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Coping with unhappiness on campus

This story was originally published in the April 06 issue of Fourth Estate. Mackenzie Bailey, staff writer Depression, as described by the National Institute of Health, is “feeling sad, blue, unhappy, miserable, or down in the dumps. Most of us…