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Second-year psychology major Sophia Fischer relaxes while wearing a facemask and cucumbers to soothe her mind while preparing for finals week at her home on March 9. It is important for students to take time for themselves to cool off and calm down, especially during the winter months which can be dark and dreary, physically and mentally.

The Way of Things: Healthy coping mechanisms can help students make it through the school year

Zeva Rosenbaum, Columnist
April 4, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. As we begin another term, burnout already hangs around the...

Nathan Braaten and Taylor Ricci, both student-athletes, founded the Dam Worth It Campaign out of a desire to help instigate change around the topics of mental health and suicide.

Athletes utilize platforms to bring awareness to mental health struggles

Isabelle Taylor, Sports Contributor
August 30, 2021

When Team USA Gymnast Simone Biles withdrew from the 2020 Olympics Gymnastics all-around final and team final, her decision provoked a conversation that aims to help end the mental health stigma surrounding...

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Beavers Belong Support Network strives to build mental health community, belonging

Jada Krening, News Reporter
February 25, 2019

Applications are now open for leadership positions with the new Beavers Belong Support Network, a program created to build community and foster belonging among Oregon State University students who may...

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Professors balance mental health with work

Vada Shelby, News Contributor
February 11, 2019

Sometimes working 11-hour days filled with teaching, running committees and grading papers, professor of lifetime fitness for health, Erica Woekel, could find herself staying on campus from 7 a.m. to 6...

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