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BetterMynd provides a digital means of meeting students’ mental health needs

Anne Akpabio, Managing Editor October 7, 2022

BetterMynd is a social impact start up that was founded in 2017 to cater to the mental health needs of college students. This platform caters to the mental health and wellbeing of over half a million...

MSU should go pass/fail

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor April 12, 2020

With the transition to exclusively online classes in full effect at MSU, many students have seen their grades drop, and the best solution is to move to pass/fail. Many students didn't sign up for online...

Journal and Sharpies passed out at Find Your Voice meeting.

Counseling Center staff host a journal group

Karrington Bradley, Reporter February 20, 2019

The Counseling Center hosted Find Your Voice, a journaling group to help students have a creative outlet to express their feelings. The first meeting took place Feb. 18. Laura Hetrick, licensed professional...

Psychology Clinic, an underutilized resource

Alana Earle, Reporter September 18, 2018

To give students, faculty and staff another resource for discussing personal issues, the Psychology Clinic, located in O'Donohoe Room 107, is primarily a graduate student-run service, with the exception...

Social Work minor student: ‘Happy Endings Can Come From Struggles’

Herbert McCullough, Reporter October 7, 2017

On Oct. 6, the Social Workers Action Together and the MSU branch of Phi Alpha National Social Work Honors Society hosted a screening of the movie The Silver Linings Playbook. Lea Ann Reyes, social work...

Cocoa is an 11-year-old black lab mix who serves as an emotional support animal to Jaylon Williams, sociology senior. Photo contributed by Jaylon Williams

Truths of having an emotional support animal

The Wichitan September 19, 2017

Mental health is a pressing matter — depression and anxiety can be considered taboo, especially in the African-American community. We don’t talk about it. We have people grow up with destructive...

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