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The Soul Social

On Wednesday April 5, during NC State’s 51st Pan-Afrikan week, NCSU’s Black Student Board (BSB) held The Soul Social featuring bubbles, vision boards, yoga, plants and much more. With the best of the 2000s blasting, students...

APIDA Voices: An Exploration of the Intersectionality of Mental Health

“Exploring Mental Health in the APIDA Experience” was a panel and small group discussion in which members of NC State’s Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) community shared their perspectives on the intersections between their identities and mental health, and unpacked the ideas surrounding mental illnesses in their community.The discussion was a part of APIDA Heritage Month and hosted by the Counseling Center and Mental Health Ambassadors on April 1 in Witherspoon Student Center.

Film, Discussion Centers Self-Image and Illusions in Media

In observance of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, the Women’s Center, Student Health Services and Counseling Center hosted a screening and discussion of “The Illusionists” (dir. Elena Rossini, 2015), a documentary that examines the relationship between the media, capitalism, beauty and self-image from a global perspective.

Self-Care is Not the Only Radical Act

A famous quote by author Audre Lorde says, ‘Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.” Nubian Message used this quote as the cover for our self-care issue because of how much it resonated with my fellow colleagues. But there is an even more radical action: the act of caring for others.

Staff Editorial: Self-Care Is Not Self-indulgence

Self-care has recently become the public’s automatic response to any stressor; the endless results of articles that pop up when you google “self-care” shows this. Had a bad day at work? Take a bath with a bath bomb. Overwhelmed with a project? Do a face mask! Is your calendar too full with brunch meetings and…

Learning From Failure

With finals season here, it may be dawning on some of us that we might not be finishing our classes with the grades we want or need. Whether you’re struggling to get past a C wall or you just need to pass a challenging prerequisite, there’s a chance you may fail—and that’s okay.

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