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ASMR Calms Anxious Students

ASMR Calms Anxious Students

Tiani Allen, Staff Writer

January 19, 2019

Crunch, crunch, crunch... the chewing sound resonates as YouTuber Spirit Payton of ASMR channel The Chew chomps on a pickle. Tap, tap, tap... the clickety keyboard sound intensifies as Payton continues to type away. Standing at 519,504 subscribers and 102,920,720 lifetime views as of Nov. 9, Payton i...

Teen Mental Health Issues Increasing Nationwide

Teen Mental Health Issues Increasing Nationwide

Amelia Port and Nakita Reidenbach

January 24, 2018

The incidence of anxiety and depression in high school and college students has increased dramatically in recent years. Researchers found a 37% increase in major depressive episodes among teens from 2005-2014. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, these incidents have been more t...