From the Editor’s Desk…

By Chris Shaddock Editor-in-Chief Lately, I have been trying to open up about myself, and I think part of that requires me talking about my depression. I have been diagnosed for about a year and half. I probably had it longer than that, though. When I went to South Korea between my sophomore and junior year, I felt miserable throughout the trip. Objectively, everything … [Read more...]

Garrick’s Short Film About Struggles of Depression Reaches 5.5 Million Views

By Hutton Jackson A&E and Online Editor This article was originally published in Issue 4, Fiftieth Year of The Minstrel (October 22, 2015). Click here to view the entire issue. In the age of social media, it is much easier for young talent to put themselves out on the internet in hope that their work will get discovered and go “viral.” For several DeSales … [Read more...]

Anxiety on the Rise on College Campuses

By Lauren Trumbull Layout Editor A recent study done by the Center for Collegiate Mental Health at Penn State found that anxiety has topped depression as the most widespread mental illness on college campuses. A survey done by the American College Health Association found that about one in six college students have been treated for or diagnosed with anxiety in the past … [Read more...]