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 […]

Photo by Juliana Berube, UMass Amherst.

Sexual Assault Awareness at WSU

Q&A with Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Counselor Sarah Valois By Erica Gilman April was Sexual Assault Awareness Month and there were various events around Worcester State University’s campus to spread awareness about the prevalence of sexual assault, provide support for victims, and give resources and information to students. Sexual Assault Awareness Month is something that has been nationally recognized […]