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There are many factors that can affect your mental health. Mental health also doesn’t look the same for everyone.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Addison Martin, Staff Writer May 5, 2021

When coping with mental health, it can be difficult to allow yourself to feel good. It can affect your daily life and continue to impose on simple things that make you happy. Any mental illness is a consistent...

2020 was a dumpster fire of illness, sadness and self-doubt for many people.

2020 sucked

Rebecca Carroll, News Editor April 21, 2021

There is no denying that 2020 was a year of loss. Millions of people are dead as a result of COVID-19. Many more were left to feel the effects. So many dismal things happened in 2020 it would be impossible...

Blue Zones Project encourages healthier lifestyles and community involvement

Zachary Jones, Staff Writer March 9, 2021

The Blue Zones Project has officially made Durant their 51st community within the United States to be a Blue Zones faction. The project is a collaboration of Dan Buettner and National Geographic to find...

A creative way to spread kindness is to leave a note under a friend's windshield wiper or an anonymous note with words of
encouragement for a stranger.

Celebrate National Random Acts of Kindness Day

Addison Martin, Staff Writer February 16, 2021

With the stress of work, school and life in general, there are times when it may feel all hope is lost. Random acts of kindness are a great way to help brighten someone’s day. Each year these acts are...

Man Therapy is meant to help men better understand themselves and discussion will be focused on seven  distinct areas.

New perspective offered in men’s support group

Zachary Jones, Staff Writer February 8, 2021

Men’s mental health is a topic that is not discussed nearly enough due to society’s expectations of gender roles. However, Lucas Wright, Southeastern Oklahoma State University alumnus and leader of...

A display featuring the artists involved in the 48th Musical Arts Series can be found on the first floor of the Fine Arts Building.

Musical Art Series provides escape from everyday stressors

Zachary Jones, Staff Writer February 2, 2021

American philosopher Debasish Mridha once said, “music can heal the wounds which medicine cannot touch.” As college students, we are often faced with emotions that may become obstacles in our daily...

Take charge of your journey. You have the power to navigate rough waters and to make it through to smoother sailing.

Be the captain of your own ship in 2021

Kylie Carrell, Staff Writer January 26, 2021

To no one's surprise, the first month of the new year has already thrown a few curveballs. Many may expect this year to be just as chaotic as 2020, however, you have the power to change the outcome of...

Quarantine and isolation can weigh heavy on students' minds. Join a virtual therapy group for licensed help and much needed social interaction.

College students suffer mentally due to COVID-19 pandemic

Addison Martin, Contributor November 5, 2020

Good mental health is important to help college students keep up with their daily lives on top of maintaining good grades in classes. Despite this, the COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted many students...

Learning how you can support a stressed college student may be more meaningful than you think.

How to support stressed students

Charity Whitson, Staff Writer November 4, 2020

As a nation, we have faced major changes in 2020. For many students, normalcy is a thing of the past, leading to higher levels of emotions and stress. With five weeks left until the end of the semester,...

Rainy day activities to help you feel productive

Rainy day activities to help you feel productive

Charity Whitson, Staff Writer November 2, 2020

This past week gave us a preview of the cold and rainy autumn days we can expect in the coming month or two. On days like this it can be easy to put on a Netflix show and binge-watch all day, but if you...

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