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Art therapy for mental health

By Laura Canida / May 28, 2019

Story by Laura Canida Kellette Elliott was first exposed to art therapy at college in Virginia, but leaned on it heavily when her mom was diagnosed with cancer. “I would take art students from the college to work with the kids who suffered or witnessed abuse,” said Elliott, an artist and art teacher at Clackamas…

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Resources for the atypical student

By Ian Van Orden / February 8, 2019

Apprehension upon beginning college is no new issue. Many who first arrive on a college campus will feel overwhelmed, perhaps out of place in the new environment.  Those that often have the most trouble, though, are the ones that do not fall into the typical college age bracket. Those who are returning to school after a break,…

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Marylhurst to close by year’s end

By Autumn Berend / June 5, 2018

After a sudden vote near the end of spring term, Marylhurst University will close its doors by the end of 2018 and be returned to its former owners, the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. The school cited a steady decline in enrollment for the past eight years and financial reasons, such…

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