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March 31, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Editorial: Whalen’s culture around mental health must change

By The Ithacan | Feb 6, 2020

On Ithaca College’s campus at night, it is not surprising that most academic buildings are rather quiet.

Commentary: Mindfulness practices enhance wellbeing

By | Dec 10, 2019

In short, these practices facilitate the development of self-awareness, minds that tend toward stillness and hearts that grow in compassion.

Finals week: How stress works in the body

By | Apr 30, 2019

But why does a mental state result in long-lasting physical symptoms?

Installment Eleven: Overwhelmed

By | Mar 1, 2016

What I didn’t imagine was spending every free second sitting at my desk reading chapters upon chapters of textbooks and slowly checking tasks off my never-ending to-do list.

Let It All Out and Comfort Yourself

By | Feb 15, 2016

It is okay to need time to yourself, especially when we’re all around other kids constantly! Taking a breather by yourself can be exactly what the doctor ordered.

Snap Judgment : Relieving Finals Stress

By The Ithacan | Dec 8, 2015

“What do you do to cope with finals stress?”

Ithaca College students drink and smoke more than average

By | Nov 19, 2015

Ithaca College students use marijuana, drink alcohol, feel stressed and have sex more than the national average, according to survey results from the National College Health Assessment survey.

Avoiding the ‘Freshman 15’ in 2015

By | Sep 23, 2015

Every post that I make will follow the journey in trying to stay as fit as possible through a time that is difficult for most. Stay strong freshmen: We’re going to make it through.

Find the Time

By | Feb 14, 2015

College is extremely stressful. It leads us to binge eat junk food, drink spastic amounts of coffee, pull all-nighters and spend countless hours in front of computer screens without exercise. And many of us, myself included, feel our future careers hinge on the quality of our performance in these four years. Talk about pressure.

Mental health matters

By | Dec 6, 2012

By providing an outlet for students to express their challenges with mental health and their own personal well-being, Active Minds will foster important dialogue on campus and help students realize a well-rounded education should mean a commitment to mental health.

Take some time to rethink stress

By | Dec 6, 2012

Some students stress like maniacs during the end-of-semester crunch, while others manage to keep calm. The reason for this may be brain chemistry.