Blog Posts by Cayla Vertreese

Persevering Through 2021

As we entered 2021, many of us reflected on the difficulties that we were able to overcome in 2020. We had to learn how to navigate through a global pandemic. We sought institutional change across the nation, addressing the social injustices that exist within our communities. We missed out on big milestones, from graduations to…

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Dear Educators: We’re Humans First, Students Second

In the first semester of my freshman year, I was hospitalized due to mental health concerns. Living with a mental illness and managing my mental health was nothing new for me. I was diagnosed a few years before coming to college, but with the transition to a new school and new area, I was not…

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