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Grey matters: the colors of mental illness

Grey matters: the colors of mental illness

Jeri Moore, Reporter

October 15, 2019

The National Alliance on Mental Illness had its third annual Grey Matters art exhibit demonstrating the struggles of the lives touched by mental health issues on canvas. Two hours were not enough for the catering, live music and touching conversations on Oct. 11.  Among the artists showing their work at this ex...

Alumni return for catfish, conversation at Fish Fry

Alumni return for catfish, conversation at Fish Fry

Herbert McCullough

October 20, 2017

Alumni Association members organized the Fish Fry on Oct. 20 where alumni enjoyed fried whitefish and catfish as hamburgers and fries. The meal was $9 for alumni and guests and any student who has a meal plan could use their meal cards. “It’s an event where students, alumni and community members ...

Alumni showcased in local art exhibit

Alumni showcased in local art exhibit

Jeri Moore

October 11, 2017

On Oct. 7, an art exhibition titled Gray Matters transformed 9th Street Studio. Organized by National Alliance of Mental Illness members, their intention was to bring awareness of mental health issues to the local community and in memory of local resident Scott Brazil. "Everybody is touched by menta...

Kilimanjaro: life lessons from the mountain

Kilimanjaro: life lessons from the mountain

Jeanette Perry

November 30, 2016

The start of a journey that contains rough terrain, loose rocks, and reasons to quit. Out of breath and losing strength, hikers put one foot in front of the other. Mental strength wills them up the mountain. At the top, lessons are learned, things are left behind, and the hiker returns changed from the e...

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