The Orion

Mental health and counseling should be priority for students

Photo credit: Jaime Munoz
March 12, 2018

Elyn Saks, suffering from chronic schizophrenia, had hardly eaten for a week. Her face felt like a mask and she moved as if her legs were wooden. Sitting in total darkness with the curtains drawn and her...

Best roommates forever

Photo credit: Dongyoung Won
April 5, 2016

Picking a roommate is always a tough decision. You want to live with someone who meets the same ideas as you: how messy you are, privacy, smoking, pets, etc. You also have to decide whether you want to...

All my friends are therapists

Illustration by Dongyoung Won.
January 26, 2016

There’s a little saying I saw on a picture frame, friends are cheaper therapy. While yes, friendship is cheaper than a shrink, it doesn’t really mean friends get to become your therapist.Little...

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