Moccasins: A Story of Recovery

Moccasins: A Story of Recovery

By Katrina Kush Anorexia nervosa (AN), depression, and anxiety became a part of my life starting in 2009. Thankfully, I have been able to rise up from the deep and dark hole that I truly thought I would be stuck in forever. I have been in recovery for about 3.5 years. Many people aren’t fully aware of the impact that […]

Challenges and Rewards: WSU’s Rigorous Nursing Program

Challenges and Rewards: WSU’s Rigorous Nursing Program

By Daniell Jaillet *Corrections: A previous version of this story contained inaccuracies. They have been corrected and are listed below.  It is a common scene around Worcester State’s campus: A group of nursing students sit at a table in a dorm’s common room. They begin writing terms on a whiteboard while simultaneously making flashcards to study for their next test. […]

Homelessness Impedes Access to Education in Massachusetts

Homelessness Impedes Access to Education in Massachusetts

By Michael Yazhari He was homeless because he was kicked out of his house. As a result, he couldn’t make it to school every day. Eventually, he had to drop out. “I was unable to get my high school diploma because I had no permanent home address,” said the now 25-year old man from Worcester, who asked to remain anonymous […]