Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Being a woman with anxiety in America

By Brianna Zimmerman

October 2, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Opinion Special Issues, Scrolling Headlines

Like an estimated 18 percent of American adults, I have an anxiety disorder. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, as a female, I am 60 percent more likely than my male counterparts to develop an anxiety disorder...

Making room for context and perspective

By Isaac Simon

October 2, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Opinion Special Issues, Scrolling Headlines

Anxiety, like so many other conditions in life, can be hard to categorize. I feel as if most people deal with a little bit of depression at some point in their lives. Certain things happen in a person’s life to make her or him...

Depression doesn’t define you

By Steven Gillard

October 2, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Opinion Special Issues, Scrolling Headlines

In the five years that I’ve been friends with Katie, she has always been an amazing friend. I’ve never met someone more considerate or compassionate, a person who sees the good in everybody and who you can unconditionally...