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Editorial: Overcoming academic and mental health struggles

Editorial: Overcoming academic and mental health struggles

Editorial Board and Kenyatta Battle

February 20, 2019

When students first go to college they expect it to be all fun and games. They don’t know about the late nights and early mornings; they don’t understand what it’s like to sit in a classroom and feel inadequate because they don’t know the answer to a question; they don’t know the strain colleg...

Getting intimate with Eden Collins

Jessica Just

Katrina Clements

November 30, 2018

In her studio at the Sculpture and Ceramics Graduate Studio building, Eden Collins sits at her desk which is covered in molds of butt plugs and vibrators for a series in progress. Her studio, filled with works from her recent exhibit, current projects and yards of colorful furry fabrics, reflect how f...

Twenty-three days

Twenty-three days

Samantha Ceballos

January 10, 2018

Twenty-three days of break. UTSA students worked and studied for 16 weeks to get only 23 days to relax, recharge and regain the will to continue studying. When the first day of the new spring semester starts, some students will return saying the break wasn’t long enough. Most of us would agree. The fi...

Burnt out

Jessica Salinas

December 6, 2017

Experiencing stress while attending college is a normal occurrence, and because stress is normal, students often fail to recognize signs and symptoms of a completely different condition—burnout. Burnout is characterized by a state of emotional, mental and physical exhaustion that is caused by excessive...

We’re allowed to feel overwhelmed

Leah Feneley

September 27, 2017

My alarm goes off at the same time every morning. I am prepared to stop it without hesitation. I spent the entire night just thinking, worrying. Nothing is wrong, but nothing is right either. I am so tired I cannot see straight, but coffee is not an option, since my heart is already beating as fast a...

Clash of the Holidays

December 19, 2013

‘Tis the season...for stress? As the holiday season descends upon the world, college students everywhere are hit with a wave of stress. Between traveling home for a short Thanksgiving break, finding the perfect gift for all your friends and family around Christmas time (while s...