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4 films that pass the Bechdel Test and 4 that don’t.

There are many ways the general public can review the overall reaction of a movie: Rotten Tomatoes, IMBd, news publications, etc. People have also developed tests that can be applied to movies to measure the level of inclusivity. One example of these tests is the Bechdel Test.


5 low-cost dates in Muncie

It’s common that college students aim to be cautious with money. Finding ways to save while maintaining your social life can be hard, but when you are conscious of your spending, you can save a lot of money in the end. 


5 steps to helping someone in a mental health crisis

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC), there were 49,449 deaths by suicide in 2022. In 2021, there were 1.7 million suicide attempts reported by the CDC. The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (NAASP) and the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline suggest five steps to help support those considering suicide. 


Animals provide support to eligible students in campus housing

Returning to your dorm room/apartment with a companion there waiting can be very comforting. On days students are stressed and struggling with their mental health, being able to cuddle with a furry cat, get out to run with a playful dog or even watch your fish swim can offer immense support and dissolve the outside pressures students often struggle with.


6 reasons to go to therapy

Therapy can be very beneficial to individuals struggling with mental health and conflict in their day-to-day lives. There are a wide variety of reasons that someone would attend therapy to improve their quality of life. 


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