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Two Sides: Mental Health Podcast

Two Sides: Mental Health Podcast

Kat Joseph

October 9, 2019

Perla and Edysa go deep on mental health issues in the premiere episode of the Two Sides podcast.   Hosts- Perla Godoy, Edysa Vazquez Audio and Video- Maha Qadri Video editor- Kat Joseph Multimedia Editor- Kat Joseph Interim Co-Multimedia Editor- Jose Chapa Co-Assistant Mult...

Art exhibit turns the ordinary into extraordinary

Enrique Bonilla, The Paisano

Enrique Bonilla

February 8, 2017

Nestled in the historic Deco District of San Antonio, Mantle Art Space continues to provide a home for visual artists. Their third installment—titled “Ordinary Things”—is the work of an Irish-American artist Saralene Tapley. From her home in New York City, Tapley takes on a very active role in ...

Film ‘No Letting Go’ sheds light on mental illness

Poster for suicide awareness. Photo by Raquel Zuniga

Raquel Zuniga

January 25, 2017

As we enter 2017, our society is becoming more open to different topics with ourselves and each other, but unfortunately, we still stigmatize mental health illness. One in five people, male and female, will be diagnosed with a mental illness within a year, compared to an illness such as breast canc...

Why is it “cute” to have a mental illness?

Why is it


May 4, 2016

There is a current trend in pop culture that it is seen as enthralling/nonchalant/romantic to have a mental illness of some sort — namely depression and anxiety. I cannot log onto Twitter, Tumblr, or Facebook without realizing that in our society depression is a norm, but anyone who is truly depress...