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Claim your place, take up space

Claim your place, take up space

Sierra Ball May 9, 2022

Do you shrink yourself to take up less space in the world? I am a passive person – in fact when it comes to unavoidable confrontations, I become passive-aggressive at most. Throughout my experiences...

How powerful is positive thinking?

How powerful is positive thinking?

Sierra Ball May 2, 2022

Can positive thinking really change your circumstances? We have all heard the adage, “Just think positively,” as if that will actually do anything in terms of dealing with a stressful event. I...

Does COVID have young people living in fear?

Does COVID have young people living in fear?

Sierra Ball April 25, 2022

In 2009 I was a senior in high school. The H1N1 outbreak was all over the news. To be honest, I was quite unaware of the severity of the virus — or the lack thereof. I did not try to get informed about...

The college-age generation, currently members of Gen-Z, were introduced to social media during childhood. Due to this, they have grown into themselves using social media as the mirror in which they view themselves . Deprived of the opportunity to form their own opinions of themselves, Gen-Z have relied on “likes” from others to shape their self-worth.

Rates on the rise

Sierra Ball April 12, 2022

Are you dealing with depression or anxiety? Do you find yourself feeling lonely or isolated from your peers even though you are in constant contact? People in college are reporting higher rates of depression...

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