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Beat the Blues
[ 0 ] April 9, 2012

Beat the Blues

In light of the integrated roles played by post-secondary institutions in the lives of students, it is important to remind ourselves of the importance of understanding mental health among students, and how the well being of students is largely shaped by the relationships they have with their universities. Numerous studies have consistently shown that mental […]


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The Side Effects of Being a Student
[ 1 ] April 1, 2012

The Side Effects of Being a Student

It goes without saying that as university students today we have integrated computer and laptop use with nearly all aspects of our daily lives. In 2009, nine out of 10 freshmen reported to have owned a notebook computer. The International Data Corporation (IDC), a market research firm, estimated that in the US, PC sales will […]


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Plugging In To The World Around Us
[ 0 ] March 18, 2012

Plugging In To The World Around Us

What does it mean exactly to be plugged in, tuned out? Does this imply that by plugging in our MP3 headsets we’re consequently tuning out everything around us? In a sense, yes. Maintaining that one’s consciousness of external surroundings and attention span are both in no way affected by loud music entering one’s brain via […]