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Summer reading ☀️📚

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I love summer for countless reasons. There’s more time to lounge and read, the days grow longer, my birthday falls in the summer. My spirits are always higher in this season — something about the warmth of the sun on my skin, the fireflies lighting up the night. When I was a kid, summer vacation […]

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District Lit seeks work for our Disability, Medicine, and Illness issue

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District Lit is currently accepting poetry and creative nonfiction for our themed issue on Disability, Medicine, and Illness. We have Jen Stein Hauptmann, Assistant Editor at Rogue Agent, as a guest judge reading for this issue. While District Lit is always open to work from writers with disabilities, this themed issue will highlight poetry and nonfiction about living with […]

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Increase of depression nationwide, Elon rates remain the same

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Some people call it the silent killer. Depression has recently increased in college-aged students across the country, but the depression rates at Elon have not dramatically increased. According to a study published in USA Today the amount of college students with hypomania, “a measure of anxiety and unrealistic optimism,” has risen from 5 percent of […]