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No student should be left to struggle alone

Devina Singh

November 30, 2015

Imagine sitting on the warm sand alongside the ocean that anchors the beautiful Golden Gate bridge. You close your eyes and listen to the soothing sound of the waves forming after one another. The endless negative thoughts finally meet an end, and you are here solely in this moment. You are peaceful...

Yoga may help students relieve stress

Brittney Christ

August 31, 2015

The first week of school can be an exciting time, but it can also be a stressful one as well. Many students turn to exercise to relieve stress and decompress.One popular exercise is yoga. It is taking off all over social media, especially on Instagram and Pinterest, where yogis- those who practice yo...

Coping with stress, depression, and anxiety at Sac State

Claudia Rivas

February 26, 2015

Depression and anxiety are frequent problems in universities across the country. The likely triggers are as common as work, academics, lack of sleep and social dilemmas.However, other more complex contributing factors cause these mental disabilities as well.Students are not only consumed by the stress of ...

Time management, money and the problems students face

State Hornet Staff

November 13, 2014

Monday – ThursdayWake Up: 2:30 a.m.Work: 4:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.Class: 12:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.Homework: 4:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.Sleep: 8:00 p.m.This is my weekly schedule. On Fridays, I have work but no class. This is if I do not get sick, have extra projects, chat with people or have other things that...

Benefits of student counseling on campus

Johanna Pugh

September 24, 2014

From juggling papers and tests to part-time jobs and extracurricular activities, college students balance a lot on their plates. With this balancing act comes stress. While feeling pressure is a natural outcome of being busy, the way students handle stress has the ability to impact how they function...

College students more prone to depression

Virginia McCormick

September 24, 2014

The average age of onset for many mental health conditions range from 18 to 24 years old- which also happens to be the typical college age range.This comes from The Jed Foundation, an organization that aims to have a positive impact on college students’ depression and suicide rates.“College is cert...

Stress management important in college

Ashley Jung

March 14, 2012

It’s around midnight on a Wednesday, about halfway through the spring semester and there is no option of sleep in the near future. Staying up all night, feeling overworked and cramming to get five classes worth of homework done before it becomes too late to be accepted is life for college students. ...

Health fees proposed to increase to cover department cuts

Sean Keister

April 27, 2011

The Counseling and Psychological Services Department is proposing an increase to the mandatory student health fee by adding $35 to the $75 per semester students already pay as part of their tuition. This idea is being proposed to offset the cuts to the department over the past two years. It is hoped the fe...