Author: Rachel Mitchell

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Opinion

Post what feels right

Over the last few days I have noticed a rise in supporting body acceptance on social media. Influencers on Instagram are posting “bare face” photos with captions supporting their natural look. I see some of my friends postings photos of them just waking up with captions like “I woke up like this #flawless.” 

After seeing so many people follow this trend that seems to fluctuate throughout the year, I decided to comment on it as well. 

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Make your health a priority

I really enjoy school. I know that sounds crazy, but I love getting to meet new people, go to events and hang out with friends. On top of that, I have to do school work, which is not my favorite, but I have to get it done. 

With all of this going on, it is pretty easy to get caught up in the hustle-and-bustle of everyday life. Sometimes I forget to take care of myself and put my needs first.

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Take a step to prevent suicide

The month of September is well under way. September might be known for the cooler weather,  leaves changing colors or even preparing yourself for corn mazes and other fall activities. But September is also National Suicide Prevention month. 

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Opinion

Choose kindness when faced with drama

Since school has started I’ve been able to catch up with my friends and finally get back into my routine. But with routine and school somewhat under control, there seems to be drama trickling in. 

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On the Bright Side: Tips to combat homesickness

No matter where you are in your college career, I think everyone gets homesick at one point or another. Some of us are farther from home than others. There are even some who would have to travel days to make it back home to see family or friends. It’s, unfortunately, a feeling we all experience. 

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