|Thursday, October 7, 1999||
Volume 65, Issue 33
Depression screening to be available
Students gather in Lynn Eusan Park on Wednesday for the 1999 Homecoming Kickoff Rally. Football head coach Kim Helton and President Arthur K. Smith, among others, were on hand to promote Cougar spirit.
The National Institute of Health reports that depression affects approximately
1.5 million young adults in the United States. But of those individuals,
fewer than half seek treatment.
I got a kick out of the article in Tuesday's Houston Chronicle about
"The Genuwhine Article". It's true that we, the so-called most advanced
society in the world, are the biggest bunch of whiners on the planet. Whining
is when someone spills out his or her wants and problems with no intention
whatsoever of doing anything about it, or worse yet, trying to "shame"
someone else into fixing things for them. It's something we are all guilty
of on occasion.
Random Hearts is a drawn-out, laborious disappointment. The intense
and captivating previews portrayed in the commercials paint a very different
picture of this melodramatic, sluggish film.
The game of the week in C-USA, and one of the more interesting games
in the nation, is Southern Mississippi at No. 16 East Carolina in a battle
for C-USA supremacy.