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Students and staff walk to boost activity and mental health. Photo by Kosuke Yoshii / Antelope Staff

UNK Daily Mile supports physical, mental health

Lucas Ratliff September 29, 2023 The UNK Health and Physical Education club hosted its monthly walk last Thursday. On the third Thursday of each month, the group meets for the UNK Daily Mile to support maintaining...

Photo by Rachel Ostdiek / Antelope Staff

Hot Girl Walk: how a TikTok trend improved my headspace

Rachel Ostdiek September 22, 2023 The crisp autumn breeze is beginning to sweep through campus and it's finally bearable to spend more than five minutes outside again. As the leaves are turning and fall arrives,...

Jana Sickler taught students the signs to help save a life. Photo by Kosuke Yoshii / Antelope Staff

Suicide prevention week: helping students to see the signs

Sixto Sandoval September 22, 2023 UNK Counseling hosted a presentation last week on suicide prevention for students to attend. The workshop was held in honor of National Suicide Prevention Week and was...

Kelly Tuttle Krahling, assistant director of student and family transitions, heads the introduction of U-Thrive. Photo by Lucas Ratliff / Antelope Staff

UNK partners with U-Thrive to teach mental health

Lucas Ratliff September 15, 2023

UNK is working with the mental health company U-Thrive to teach its curriculum in a workshop on campus. “U-Thrive was looking for some partners to pilot taking their curriculum out of a classroom...

Students welcome community to organizations kick-off event. Photo by Jill Smith / Antelope Staff

Lopes for Hope makes debut as student organization

JILL SMITH March 23, 2023  Purple T-shirts and smiling faces decorated the Student Union at the Lopes for Hope Club’s first event in the Nebraskan Student Union.  They want to spark...

Exercise tips for college students to improve well-being

Exercise tips for college students to improve well-being

JADA HIGH February 9, 2023

Antelope Staff As a junior in college, one of the biggest challenges that wasn’t talked about enough was the transition from being a high school student to a college student. I struggled with...

Most surveyed students had fair or poor mental health. Infographic by Grace McDonald

Togetherall creates space for mental health support system

FAITH WILLETS October 5, 2022 UNK Student Health and Counseling partnered with Togetherall to provide free and instant mental health care for students. This site will allow anyone with a UNK email to...

Mental health conversations unite students during tough times

Mental health conversations unite students during tough times

September 28, 2022

Suicide Prevention Week. Talk About It: Mental Health on Campus. Togetherall. Lopes for Hope. The Bandanna Project.  Recently, the UNK community increased efforts to advocate for mental health resources. The...

Student Health pushes new online community

Student Health pushes new online community

SHELBY BERGLUND September 28, 2022 UNK Student Health and Counseling paid for a new online resource called “Togetherall” where students can post anonymously about mental health struggles. The office...

Students partner with counselors to assist others. Photo courtesy of Bailey Koch

Talk about it: Mental Health on Campus offers safe space

OLIVIA CASPER September 21, 2022 The goal of Talk About It: Mental Health on Campus is to offer students a place that sheds a positive light on mental health.  Bailey Koche and Pat Philippi started...

Students left positive notes at the Messages of Hope event. Photo provided by Kolton Maturey / Antelope Staff

Suicide Prevention Week promotes peer outreach

KOLTON MATUREY September 14, 2022 For Suicide Prevention week, McKenna’s Rae of Hope and Student Health showed their support to the mental health and wellness for students. On Tuesday morning, they hosted...

Lloyd Breeding

Don’t underestimate the power of a good professor

April 21, 2022

I’ve always had a passion for learning. I love the excitement of pursuing a new hobby or skill and growing within that field. It is really rewarding for my hard work to pay off in this way.  That...

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