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Making cheese is easy and you can use store-bought milk. Like any fermented-type food cheese is not necessarily difficult but it takes time

OPINION: Fermented foods may improve America’s mental health problem

Emma Sheeran, Opinion Editor December 20, 2020
Studies have shown that the microbes and probiotics in fermented foods promote optimal gut health, therefore resulting in healthy levels of serotonin. Fermented foods must be added to diets nationwide to encourage strong mental health. This is especially necessary during these stress-ridden and unprecedented times.
Masked woman experiencing stress amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo by Engin Akyurt

OPINION: America’s mental health crisis is worsening due to COVID-19

Hannah Horowitz, Staff Writer November 2, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has put enormous strain on the lives of so many people around the world. America in particular is experiencing this pandemic alongside a consequential election season, the outcry for racial justice, and an already existing mental health epidemic. 2020 has not been an easy year to cope with, and many are left with feelings of hopelessness and despair due to the prolonged uncertainty. 
Signs posted on the fence of a 7-11 in Salem, Oregon.

Levels of depression and anxiety rising in Americans amid COVID-19

Aurora Xiong, Contributing Writer October 11, 2020
With more and more strict quarantine procedures being placed among us every day by the state, the numbers of depression and anxiety amongst Americans seem to be on the rise.
The SheHawk: How to actually cope with anxiety and the stress of college

The SheHawk: How to actually cope with anxiety and the stress of college

Cierra Noffke, Staff Writer September 30, 2019

Students are, according to statistics and according to ourselves, extremely stressed and always have been. And why shouldn't we be? College is a pivotal, pressing event. We must give up everything we...

The SheHawk: Record numbers of college students are depressed and anxious, and no one is talking about it

The SheHawk: Record numbers of college students are depressed and anxious, and no one is talking about it

Cierra Noffke, Contributing Writer September 16, 2019

The Wall Street Journal recently published an article on the topic of depression and anxiety in college students, but instead of filling it with statistics and their own hypotheses on why these numbers...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer September 27, 2017

Q: I love eating at Hawk's Nest but I feel like the lines take forever so is it worth having a meal plan or would you recommend just buying my own food? A: Those long lines can be frustrating; I have...

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