Coronavirus Rattles Mental Health

By Jade Francis Image of Maura Weir courtesy of herself. The world has been drastically impacted by the Coronavirus. The pandemic’s webbing of complications has churned up much panic, especially when one’s mental health needs a remedy. Changes in everyday life have left people feeling increasingly distressed, yet there are resources available to stymie the … Continue reading Coronavirus Rattles Mental Health

Joyous Cups of Coffee and Quarantine’s Dregs of Dejection

by Cole Allenby I never would have thought that people could receive such joy from seeing a cup of coffee entering their hands. Yet somehow, during recent months, I have seen people smile the most, despite it being behind a mask. Working at the Cape Cod Coffee Café during the pandemic has given me an … Continue reading Joyous Cups of Coffee and Quarantine’s Dregs of Dejection

Meditating on One’s Present Beauty

By Jade Francis The image is courtesy of Self.com (https://www.self.com/story/best-meditation-apps) I know that I’m not alone in trying to find peace and quiet these past few months. When I do finally slip away to a tranquil location, it is impossible to truly escape into relaxation. My mind feels as though it is travelling as fast … Continue reading Meditating on One’s Present Beauty

Nature hikes provide comfort during COVID

by Matthew Tomlinson When I moved back to Massachusetts this summer, one of the first things I sought out (after quarantining) was nature and solitude. Where I lived in Florida, it was difficult to even find an empty street. Much of my time on walks was spent crossing the street to avoid other pedestrians. The … Continue reading Nature hikes provide comfort during COVID

Stressed-out? Q&A with senior academic advisor Dr. Maura Weir

by Victoria Chiaramonte How has COVID affected the outreach to students in need? ​ “We at the wellness center have tried not to interrupt services for students. We are utilizing zoom to check in with students and see them virtually.”  What is the most common mental health issue among students coping with COVID? ​ “Many students have … Continue reading Stressed-out? Q&A with senior academic advisor Dr. Maura Weir

As COVID-19 continues to loom, mental unrest grows

By Mia Ruggerio With COVID-19 remaining a very real threat to everyone around the world, it seems there is more at risk than our physical health and well-being. Since the coronavirus pandemic began, many have been struggling with their mental health as well. Those who were previously battling mental health issues before, are now facing … Continue reading As COVID-19 continues to loom, mental unrest grows

Spring 2021 is going remote and this is everything you need to know

By Giana Pollock Cape Cod Community College’s (4C’s) spring semester 2021 has been announced remote. Why was this decided? What are the expected reactions? How is this going to affect students and faculty? President John Cox, Professor Thomas Schaefer, and Administrative Assistant Cindy Pavlos, all have the answers. There have been many different reactions from … Continue reading Spring 2021 is going remote and this is everything you need to know