Despite the variety of resources available on campus, students have expressed concerns about the effectiveness of the resources meant to address mental health and overall well-being.
“Imagine waking up, stretching and instinctively reaching for your phone. It’s a habit, right? Notifications flood in, and before you know it, you’re sucked into a digital whirlpool. Sound familiar? You’re not alone. College students, on average, spend a whopping 8-10 hours daily on their devices. Between classwork, social media and streaming, we’re immersed in the digital world.”
It is hard to imagine a world where only men can sweat. This was the reality for much of the 20th century when women who exercised were considered unladylike. After World War II, when women started to enter the workforce and television became a common household device, one of the first exercise instructors on television, […]
Health editor Cameron Shaw walks through some of the biggest beauty trends around UNC Chapel Hill’s campus for the 2022-2023 academic year.
“My internalized belief that my own breasts are sexualized — and thus, inappropriate in the settings of my day-to day-life — is a daily burden.”
“So if inserting IUDs can be so painful, why is there no standard protocol for controlling the pain?”
If you have ever felt that anxious flutter in your stomach before an exam, this is a personal letter to you because these past few months have not been easy, and a bit of friendly advice can be helpful when it feels like no one quite understands how you have been feeling.
What has not disappeared are the struggles of students on campus as autumn continues marching forward into a looming winter. The darkness that sets in by 5 p.m. and finals on the horizon did little to bring up the spirits on campus; it can be difficult to remember to focus on yourself when so much is happening around you.
You opened this letter, meaning you are looking for some sort of relief from your fears. Whether you are scared about an upcoming exam, approaching a crush, wearing that risky outfit that has been beckoning from your closet for ages, speaking up for yourself, or even just being more confident, I am here to offer my advice.