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The Scary Truth: Drink Spiking


Ciara O’Donoghue It’s easy to go on thinking “it will never happen to me,” until it does. The reality is that it doesn’t matter where you are, who you’re with, or what you’re drinking, anyone can have their drink spiked. Drink spiking is the illegal action of putting unwanted substances …

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Understanding Social Anxiety


Ciara O’Donoghue Social Anxiety Disorder (S.A.D) refers to a fear of being judged and/or evaluated by others due to some form of social interaction, which causes anxiety and often leads to complete avoidance of social situations. No, it is not the same as being shy, and it is not something …

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Dealing with Depression at Rhodes


Ciara O’Donoghue If you are dealing with depression or think you may be suffering from depression, the first thing you need to know is that you are not being irrational or stupid. You are not over-exaggerating, looking for attention or being dramatic. Everything you are feeling is real and valid. …

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How to Combat Fourth Term Burnout


Photos taken by Kelsey Scott By Jomiro Eming How often do you watch an episode of Orange is the New Black, or drag all eight Harry Potter movies into VLC for a Hogwarts-binge, when you know you should be working? How rubbish does it feel when your deadline is closer but …

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