The Wayne Stater

“Maniac” portrays mental health

Christina Coffman, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

Mental health is a conversation that, in recent years, has come to the forefront and is widely talked about. Taking these types of health concerns seriously has been both beneficial and controversial in the United States. Some...

Counseling helps Wayne students fight SAD

Elijah Herrington, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

Short days and long nights mark the beginning for many students’ struggles with the psychological and physical symptoms of seasonal depression, or what is medically known as Seasonal Affective Disorder. Throughout the seasonal...

De-stress on a good note

Meg Osnes, Columnist

April 18, 2018

Everyone has their own way of keeping calm or letting go of some stress. We’ve heard it all: exercise, hanging out with friends, and keeping a journal. Even lighting a candle can relieve some stress. However, another simple way...

Staff Editorial: Too much of a good thing

Mason Schweizer, Opinion Editor

April 19, 2017

This past Easter, folks in Cleveland were traumatized and caged in homes, fearing a man on the run who had killed 74-year-old Robert Godwin Sr., who was walking home from celebrating the holiday with his family. The killer recorded...

As the Bluebird Dies: And nothing gets done

Sadie Miller, Columnist

March 29, 2017

There seems to never be enough time to be unwell in college. You don’t get a chance to breathe some days without the feeling that something is falling behind, dragging by your ankles like a weighted rake. During the Black...

Letter to the Editor

Janet Grado

December 6, 2016

Dear Reader, Mental health has been a new and important part of my life. Mainly because I had a mental breakdown last winter that forever changed my life.  And as a result of this mental breakdown, I felt alone and misunderstood....

Is suicide preventable? One survivor says it is

Courtney Upah, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

After some prior delays, speakers on suicide prevention came to Wayne State College on Tuesday, March 15.   The two speakers were Kevin Hines and Sally Spencer Thomas, who both gave their personal stories of loss due...