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Why Social Media is Making You Miserable

Maggie Ebel, Staff Reporter

November 22, 2016

Filed under Mind & Body

A group of girls stands in front of a brick wall in the greater Seattle area, pretending to laugh, trying their hardest to look “candid”. This is an image seen countless times, while scrolling through Instagram, and can certainly...

Makeup vs. No makeup?

Savanna Kerr, Staff Reporter

November 22, 2016

Filed under Mind & Body

What do you see when you look into the mirror? Or at an old picture of yourself? Everyone has imperfections, however, do you nd yourself complimenting or criticizing? For most of us, we see certain highlights, but we are quick ...

Students Cope With The Stigma of Mental Health Issues

Nicholas Towle, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2016

Filed under Mind & Body

In our society, a stigma often follows people who su er from mental health issues: From depression and anxiety to bipolar disorder and schizophrenia to addictions and more. But these people are just like anyone else, and they...

What’s your style?

Jamie Walker, reporter

October 7, 2014

Filed under Mind & Body

Self-expression comes in many forms. The clothing you roll out of bed in, the shoes that you throw on as you hobble out the door: these all shape our own personal style. Style, whether by unconscious or conscious choice, represents ho...