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Counseling makes college life easier in many ways

November 6, 2018

By Corey Riner, Contributing Writer   The trials and difficulties that college students face on a daily basis, which can range anywhere from hardly noticeable to absolutely frightening, make up a long list of examples including:  financial troubles, relationship problems, and academic performance. ...

Stress can have positive effects on students

June 16, 2017

By Lindsay Dowdle, Contributing Writer  Stress is something that every college student knows way too well. However, the positive effects of stress are often overlooked. Vilma Ruddock, author of “What Is Positive Stress?” says, “Positive stress or eustress (also called good stress) is when you perceive a stressful situation as an opportunity that will l...

Students should learn how to manage stress

April 30, 2017

 By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor    It’s easy to become stressed out during the last part of any semester. Although a part of me is longing for summer break, another part of me is not looking forward to it just yet because of how much work I have left before I get there. I’m sure I’m not the on...

Students should seek depression help at WLU when needed

February 26, 2017

By Emily Salvatori, Contributing Writer   Although depression has become synonymous with simply being sad, depression is a serious illness. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) states that depression is “one of the leading causes of disease or injury worldwide for both men and women.” Depression ...

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