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Goodbye, semester

As yet another semester comes to a close, I find myself reflecting on the absolute Red-Bull-fuelled enigma that was the last three to four months. I reflect on what I’ve done, what I failed to do, what I simply forgot to do, and what I “forgot” to do. I wonder if my accomplishments measure up to those around me, or if my essays are of a higher standard than most, or if, as a student, I am somehow contributing to the universe simply by existing. To those thoughts, I want to say “fuck you.”

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Mental health 101

There is a stigma that is still attached to mental illness. A lot of the resources available are a good start. However, academia has a long way to go to ensure that students are provided with care that, during the most stressful period of the semester, should be thought of as essential.

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