anxiety

Mental health stigma causes loneliness

Mental health stigma causes loneliness

By Alyse Kaminski | Staff Writer 04/12/2018 Seven months ago, I was a first semester freshman in college. Seven months ago, I also found myself at my lowest point, constantly struck with anxiety. Feeling genuine happiness became a rarity and some days I found it too difficult to get out of bed. I silently dealt […]

Netflix may be the source of stress, worry

Netflix may be the source of stress, worry

By: Rebekah Devorak | Opinions Editor  Raise your hand if you spent spring break binge-watching the newest season of “House of Cards” from your couch, bed or anywhere in close proximity to snacks. While you might have justified those many hours in front of a television or tablet screen as a way to unwind from […]

Nightly social media use can harm mental health

Nightly social media use can harm mental health

By Kailey Love | Student Columnist Social media provides us with so much – a public soapbox on which to stand, a portable news outlet, a place to post pictures of our lunch that would otherwise go unseen by our hundreds of online friends and (according to new studies) our daily dose of sleep deprivation. […]

Packing Palooza: How to cut down on stress while preparing for school

Packing Palooza: How to cut down on stress while preparing for school

By Seth Culp-Ressler | Features Editor August is just a column away on the calendar, and that means Summer Break 2015 can only hold out for a few more weeks. Soon classes will resume, homework will be once again assigned and the daily grind of academia will be back for another year. Before that happens, however, […]

The Final Countdown: Campus stress builds as exams draw near

The Final Countdown: Campus stress builds as exams draw near

By: Seth Culp-Ressler | Asst. Features Editor With classes coming to a close and exams fast approaching, stress and anxiety are beginning to take hold of many a Duquesne student. While this time of the term is undoubtedly one of the most difficult for a vast majority of students, the negative effects can certainly be […]