Posts Tagged ‘mental health’

Remembering Alexis Fletcher

Beautiful, caring, creative, and outgoing: these are all words Bev Fletcher says described her daughter. Alexis Fletcher was 17 years old when she was diagnosed with chemical depression. Three days later, on Dec. 8, 2015, she took her life. A year after Alexis had passed, her mother started the Believe in Hope Foundation – in…

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Thank you for caring

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and serves as an important reminder to reflect on all of the blessings in our lives. Student life can be stressful. Sometimes, it’s hard to think of all the wonderful things that surround us when we’re stressed about that midterm, trying to meet that deadline, or in a mental…

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Succeeding in university means managing mental health

University is the best, worst, thing for your mental health. The best, because you meet a ton of lifelong friends, learn more about yourself, and have the opportunity to develop a passion into a career. The worst, because schedules can be erratic. Sleepless nights and copious caffeine consumption become the norm. Hustle is prioritized over health, and sleep deprivation…

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Faces of mental health: Matt Stickland

Editor’s note (Jennifer Lee): For our last issue, each editor was tasked to fill their section with pieces on a theme or topic they feel strongly about. I was torn between doing something on rape culture or racism, but after doing a takeover on the Gazette’s Instagram, I decided I wasn’t done talking about mental…

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Faces of mental health: Jessica Briand

Editor’s note (Jennifer Lee): For our last issue, each editor was tasked to fill their section with pieces on a theme or topic they feel strongly about. I was torn between doing something on rape culture or racism, but after doing a takeover on the Gazette’s Instagram, I decided I wasn’t done talking about mental…

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Faces of mental health: Ally Geist

Editor’s note (Jennifer Lee): For our last issue, each editor was tasked to fill their section with pieces on a theme or topic they feel strongly about. I was torn between doing something on rape culture or racism, but after doing a takeover on the Gazette’s Instagram, I decided I wasn’t done talking about mental…

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Faces of mental health: Laura Lowe

Editor’s note (Jennifer Lee): For our last issue, each editor was tasked to fill their section with pieces on a theme or topic they feel strongly about. I was torn between doing something on rape culture or racism, but after doing a takeover on the Gazette’s Instagram, I decided I wasn’t done talking about mental…

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Faces of mental health: Alley Biniarz

Editor’s note (Jennifer Lee): For our last issue, each editor was tasked to fill their section with pieces on a theme or topic they feel strongly about. I was torn between doing something on rape culture or racism, but after doing a takeover on the Gazette’s Instagram, I decided I wasn’t done talking about mental…

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Faces of mental health: Jennifer Lee

For our last issue, each editor was tasked to fill their section with pieces on a theme or topic they feel strongly about. I was torn between doing something on rape culture or racism, but after doing a takeover on the Gazette’s Instagram, I decided I wasn’t done talking about mental health. The Instagram takeover,…

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Vice President Finance and Operations: Todd Best

Name: Todd Best Hometown: Sackville, NS Major, Year: Double major in Applied Mathematics and Statistics, fifth year   What do you think makes you qualified for this role? As a double major in Applied Mathematics and Statistics, I have proven to be great with numbers. As the treasurer of the Dalhousie Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics…

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