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The Terrifying Treatment at Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

Kayla Moriarty, Feature Editor
May 6, 2022

Seeing the word ¨lunatic¨ being used to describe people who struggle with mental illnesses is unusual, but years ago this was standard treatment of the mentally ill. Most mental asylums started in the...

DEAR T,

DEAR T,

Staff Writer
December 3, 2021

The student newspaper, The Owl, is bringing a new series to its readers. DEAR T, is an anonymous way to seek mental health advice and to receive feedback on your struggles with parents, peers, teachers,...

Mental Health vs. School

Mental Health vs. School

Kayla Moriarty, Contributor
September 8, 2020

School is extremely overwhelming for any student. You have to balance your social and academic life, and it sometimes feels like a huge tidal wave has trapped you. Although you cannot just fix everything...

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