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University Counseling Center to offer teletherapy and online services

University Counseling Center to offer teletherapy and online services

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2020

Despite the vacancy of students on campus, university centers have remained committed to providing services to faculty, staff and students during the pandemic. The University Counseling Center has announced the launch of new remote services, including telemental counseling via Google Meet. Offering re...

Mocktails guest panel creates dialogue with students

Matt Riser, head coach of baseball, shares his personal experience with substance addiction in college and discusses the importance of getting help. In the first half of the Mocktails event, the guest panel had an interaction with students to raise awareness for substance abuse.

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2019

Prior to attending an annual social engagement, students had the opportunity to learn about the repercussions of substance abuse in a college climate. The Office for Student Engagement and Campus Activities Board welcomed a panel of guest speakers for the Wild, Wild Western Rodeo Mocktails event....

Mindfulness keeping the mind on track

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

November 26, 2018

The University Counseling Center created an opportunity to help students manage their stress in preparation for their finals. The "Mindfulness Tent" took place on Nov. 26 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Student Union Park. According to University Health Center Registered Nurse Kuldip Grest, the...

Being bright about late night

Nightlife in cities like Hammond includes heading out to bars or parties.

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

August 28, 2018

With college-aged, that is women between 18-24 years of age, facing a greater risk of rape, students should take extra caution. Freshmen and sophomores face an increased risk of rape or sexual assault. Over half of college sexual assaults occur between August and November. Paige Moody, a mental health...