It’s (Not) All in Your Head: McK Students Seek Mental Health Treatment

By Caylin Dean, Contributing Writer Depression, anxiety, addiction: just a few of the disorders that many colleges’ students battle in a constant tug-of-war. Academic responsibilities and expectations placed upon us, coupled with separation from home, participation in athletics, relationships and upholding a job can lead us nearly to insanity- that’s when it is important to... Continue Reading →

WWE or the Bar?

By Andrew Gardewine, Contributing WriterPhotos by google.com, Andrew Gardewine You may be someone who prefers to stay in on weekends. If so, stir things up a bit and go to your local bar; anything could happen. In my experience I’ve found that one of the best ways to entertain yourself is by going out and... Continue Reading →

Boost Your Intellectual Wellness Through Food

By Tiffany Davis, Contributing Writer Often times when we think about being healthy and our personal wellness, we relate this back to our diet and exercise routines, or sometimes, lack thereof.  We tend to forget that our intellectual wellness is also influenced by what we eat. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,... Continue Reading →

What is Intellectual Wellness?

By Tiffany Davis, Contributing Writer Pictures: google.com While we are in college we are oftentimes so focused on studying and earning good grades that we forget about our intellectual wellness. When discussing intellectual wellness, we often mistake it for learning or the amount of knowledge we have accrued in our current life, but it is... Continue Reading →

Tips for Tackling the Stigma of Mental Illness

By Rebecca Chicosky, Contributing Writer Photos by Rebecca Chicosky Films like “Split,” a 2016 horror film centered around a man with dissociative identity disorder (DID), shock and horrify theater-goers with the Hollywood-glamorized terror of mental illness. Whenever mass shootings occur Facebook and news articles flood with comments and beg very similar questions: Who was the... Continue Reading →

Join the Green Side, Learn About Recycling on Campus / Make McKendree Green

By Ashley Hathaway, Contributing Writer As a student of McKendree, I have always cherished the faculty and staff that encourage students to be involved highly in academics, sports, and the variety of clubs on campus. While students are constantly encouraged to be involved and often see promotion of different athletic events and club meetings across... Continue Reading →

BB’s Jazz, Blues and Soups

By Landon Cole Photos by Landon Cole I parked on Broadway and walked into BB’s this Wednesday night, relieved to escape the characteristically cold Missouri winter. Immediately, I was greeted by a wall plastered an inch thick with flyers promoting St. Louis blues and jazz bands. The bar was riddled with regulars there to take... Continue Reading →

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