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Cover of Joy Crookes debut album Skin.

Review: Joy Crookes’ “Skin” is a portrait of one’s strength and beauty

by Aaliyah Alexander, Opinion Editor // October 21, 2021

A beautiful story with chapters on relationships, mental health and politics is captured in London-based artist Joy Crookes’ debut album “Skin.” Five...

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Katie Kindelan and Faith Curtis are graduate students studying speech, language and hearing sciences.

Programs available at Counseling and Psychological Services

by Brittany Cruz-Fejeran and Lucelis Martinez // September 22, 2021

COVID-19 has impacted the mental health of students, and how they access the resources available to them on campus.  The Counseling and Psychological...

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Seeking therapy can be beneficial to students

Seeking therapy can be beneficial to students

by Sierra Stallworth , Contributor // September 17, 2021

As students, we have a lot on our plates.  We attend classes everyday and try to retain information that is thrown at us. We attempt to make new friends...

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Naomi Osakas decision to protect mental health should be applauded, not condemned

Naomi Osaka’s decision to protect mental health should be applauded, not condemned

by Ryan Hardison, Arts and Culture Editor // July 1, 2021

"The French Open's decision to antagonize Osaka and double down on their decision-making goes to show how little these establishments care about their...

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Opinion: Normalize mental health resources for young adults

Opinion: Normalize mental health resources for young adults

by Alexa Oslowski, Photo Editor // March 3, 2021

It’s no secret that the last 12 months have thrown countless obstacles and struggles at everyone. Whether it was our health, financial situation, professional...

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Counseling and Psychological Services offers a variety of support for students dealing with mental health struggles.

Column: Let’s Talk About Mental Health in the Black community

by Kennedy Benjamin, Contributor // February 15, 2021

During the past several years, the modern Black community has gone through an unbelievable amount of trauma and upset, but the peak of this was seen during...

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Opinion: The emotional wellbeing of Black Americans is declining because of social injustice

Opinion: The emotional wellbeing of Black Americans is declining because of social injustice

by Trinity Bland, Opinion Editor // October 2, 2020

Black Americans have been plagued by racial discrimination including profiling, police brutality, voting restrictions and mass incarcerations for generations....

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Opinion: Use this time in quarantine to practice mindfulness

by Charlie Vargas, Staff Writer // April 10, 2020

It's been weeks since schools across the states closed due to COVID-19 precautions. Watching the world adjust to what feels like an aberration of our reality...

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Opinión: Cómo funciona la atención plena ante la pandemia del COVID-19

by Charlie Vargas, Escritor // April 7, 2020

Ha pasado más de un mes desde que las escuelas de todo el país cerraron debido a las precauciones ante el Covid-19 y no ha sido difícil ver cómo el...

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Opinion: Take care of your mental health during the coronavirus pandemic

by Shayne Jones, Staff Writer // April 3, 2020

I sat cross-legged under the crumpled sheets of my childhood bed in an oversized t-shirt which I’d neglected to change out of for three days, consuming...

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University approves two student fee increases to fund mental health counselors, identity centers

University approves two student fee increases to fund mental health counselors, identity centers

by Catlan Nguyen, Staff Writer // February 5, 2020

San Diego State students will soon see an increase in their fees beginning in the fall 2020 semester. President Adela de la Torre approved both the...

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We should learn the signs of mental illness

We should learn the signs of mental illness

by Adriana Horne, Contributor // November 25, 2019

Mental illness is a health condition involving changes in emotions, thinking, behavior or any combination thereof. They are associated with distress and...

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