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First-year student Alliey Magistro discusses the relationship with being a student and maintaining good mental health. She says mental health days for students are crucial.

Commentary: College students’ mental health deserves attention

By Alliey Magistro October 5, 2022
According to The Mayo Clinic Health System, 44% of college students struggle with symptoms of depression and anxiety, and within that 44%, 75% are reluctant to seek help.
Sophomore Claire McGinnity discusses the toxicity of hustle culture across college campuses. She believes equating success to nonstop productivity is a destructive mentality for students to bear.

Commentary: Hustle culture enables a toxic environment on campus

By Claire McGinnity April 15, 2022
Hustling overall blurs the line between productivity and overworking, and if you don’t learn your limits, you are going to burn out fast.
What is your experience with finals?

What is your experience with finals?

By Emily Guderian December 8, 2021
Taking care of mental health is also so important during this time. Actually considering how to keep myself sane during these few weeks is important
What is your experience with finals?

What is your experience with finals?

By Alyssa Spady December 8, 2021
As a senior in my second to last finals season, there are few tips and tricks that I’ve learned along the way that have made this week a less stressful
What is your experience with mental health?

What is your experience with mental health?

By Jay Bradley November 11, 2021
In short, if you have found yourself struggling with mental health with regards to school or social interactions, just know you are not alone
New semester new normal

New semester new normal

By Mikayla Tolliver October 28, 2021
While the COVID-19 vaccines have helped us to open up more, I think it’s important, especially when talking about burnout, to accept that we’re still in a pandemic.
Editorial: Whalens culture around mental health must change

Editorial: Whalen’s culture around mental health must change

By The Ithacan February 6, 2020

On Ithaca College’s campus at night, it is not surprising that most academic buildings are rather quiet. But walk into the basement floor of the James J. Whalen Center for Music at night, and it is full...

Julia Lapp, associate professor of health promotion and physical education at Ithaca College, holds her copy of The Tao of Pooh, which highlights Taoism and mindfulness.

Commentary: Mindfulness practices enhance wellbeing

By Julia Lapp December 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

Finals week: How stress works in the body

By Miranda Ella, Staff Writer April 30, 2019
But why does a mental state result in long-lasting physical symptoms?

Installment Eleven: Overwhelmed

By Linda Vallancourt, Blogger March 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

Let It All Out and Comfort Yourself

By Kylee Roberts, Blogger February 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

December 8, 2015
"What do you do to cope with finals stress?"
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