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The Darker Side of the Track Stars

How far would you push yourself to be the best? Running is a gritty sport that requires determination, focus, and extensive repetitive training. Only those with a strong mentality tend to thrive in this sport, but when does the desire to succeed become obsessive? The intensity that comes with becoming one of the best runners can be stressful, and has a tolling effect on the mental health of individuals in this sport.

Psychology Services

Psychology Services Help Fight Off “COVID Blues”

 The global COVID-19 pandemic has impacted life as we know it in a multitude of ways, leaving many people’s mental health to suffer. According to a recent Berkeley study, college students across the country have reported rises in anxiety, depression, and loneliness. The Center For Disease Control (CDC), finds the Coronavirus to cause stress for individuals due to the fear and uncertainty of the type of future a worldwide pandemic holds.

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Club & Greek

Activities During Your Pandemic Free Time

Monmouth University has recently seen a spike in Coronavirus cases with the most recent number of positive confirmed cases being 291. President Patrick Leahy, Ed.D., has issued increased precautions in response to the rapid spread, some of which include the closing of recreational buildings like the gym, and a temporary halt to in-person lessons. The world around us is changing, however there are many ways to adapt to it and still have fun doing socially distant and low- risk activities.