Putting a face to a bipolar disorder

Hillary Verardi is a bold, bubbly, beautiful YouTuber who usually posts videos reviewing the latest eye shadow palette or a tutorial on waterproof makeup. But recently, Verardi used her channel, Putabowon, to o...

Hollywood, our old friend

What is Hollywood really? Is it the big brother that comforts us when we feel down and out, or is it the school bully, pointing out our flaws and magnifying them to a humorous degree?  Personally, I see Hollyw...

Blame it on the alcohol?

 Blame it on the alcohol? By Rebecca Duce.A large majority, if not all, of university students remember their Orientation Week. The promising events that take place for first-year students during ...

What’s the deal with addiction?

Psychology of Addiction. By Rebecca Duce.When we think of the word addiction, our thoughts go to all sorts of different places. Some people think of loved one’s that struggle with substance abuse, others...

Students SAD during winter season

Many students find themselves buried in stress as exams and the threat of paying off sky-high holiday bills become ever-closer. This could just be stress, or, to some who may not know, this may be the beginning...

Don’t lose sight of happiness

Through all the stress of upcoming finals and exams, first year Laurier student Hannah Brunsdon takes the time to enjoy pure happiness. She has turned the way she looks at life completely around. Brunsdon was p...
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Man, I’m so depressed

I'll be honest. When I'm stressed about an upcoming exam that I've hardly read any of the relevant material for, or when I'm looking outside and see storm clouds in the distance, or when I'm generally just bumm...

Judy Eaton: As happy as can be

Dr. Judy Eaton, professor of psychology at Laurier Brantford. Aldo ZhangIf you see Judy Eaton around campus, rarely will you see her without a smile. Eaton is happy as a psychology professor here at Laurie...
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Mental health movies

You wake up slowly in the morning, wincing at the light spilling through the blinds. Walking over to the mirror, you stare at the reflection and don’t quite recognize the person staring back. Your skin feels ...