Tag Archives: Mental Health

Veterans panel discusses the negative effects of ignoring mental health

Jacob Waring — Online Editor Renne Bennett’s son, Taekyung, was playing with his rubber motorcycle, making “vroom-vroom” sounds up and down William Muhl’s left arm during the “From Boots to Books” Veteran Panels. Muhl, a communication major, said that Taekyung being there helped show that veterans are more than just veterans but are people with families as well. “Usually you think you

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‘Happy’ educates students about mental health

Sofia Rositani — Reporter From Denmark to the South African plains, the documentary “Happy” chronicles how people around the world define happiness. The three-hour watch event was co-hosted by Michelle Lawler, a counselor at Southern, and the Active Minds Club. According to Owl Connect, “Active Minds is an awareness and advocacy group focused on mental health issues on campus.” Active

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Counseling Services hosts Holistic Mental Health

Haljit Basuljevic—Reporter As a part of spreading awareness, Southern’s Counseling Services and a slew of other departments hosted the Holistic Mental Health Fair in Engleman Hall last week. “We always want ways to reach out to students, and knowing that Michael Phelps is going to come, we wanted to have a series of things leading to it knowing that mental

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