Author: Lily Ligeska

Posted on: May 12, 2022 Posted by: Lily Ligeska Comments: 0

While scientists stage stunts in support of climate issue, Moraine lacks urgency

Graphic by Sarah Schudt By Lily Ligeska, JRN 111 Student In the next century, the world can expect to see a rise of 40 degrees Fahrenheit on average, with some temperatures reaching 140 degrees. Moraine Valley students 100 years from now, instead of walking around campus in a comfortable 80 degrees, will experience an unbearable 120 degrees.  With the climate crisis edging toward a point of no return, scientists and…

Posted on: April 28, 2022 Posted by: Lily Ligeska Comments: 0

Art and soul: MV actor Joe Gomez brimming with big ideas

Photo by Jason Suwaidan By Lily Legeska, JRN 111 Student Humans are not cars. That is the ground-breaking conclusion Moraine Valley actor Joe Gomez has come up with, at least.  “The car cannot do anything other than be subject to nature, without a person in it to turn the wheel,” Gomez says. “Inside of us humans, there is something powering us.”  That “something,” that soul, is what drives us to…

Posted on: April 28, 2022 Posted by: Lily Ligeska Comments: 0

If you suffer from anxiety, you’re not alone, annual psych event shows

Graphic by Sarah Schudt By Lily Ligeska, JRN 111 Student More than 40 million people in the U.S. have been diagnosed with a treatable anxiety disorder. That’s equivalent to the entire population of Canada. This was just one of the facts about mental health awareness discussed in the Moraine psychology department’s 15th annual talk, “Anxiety 101: Understanding and Managing It.” The event was held Thursday via WebEx. The talk covered…

Posted on: April 21, 2022 Posted by: Lily Ligeska Comments: 0

‘Anxiety 101’ focus of mental health talk Thursday

Photo by pxhere.com By Lily Ligeska, JRN 111 Student Anxiety may be the new norm in 2022, but that doesn’t mean we can’t learn to manage it better. That’s the focus of Moraine Valley psychology department’s 15th annual mental health program. The event will take place Thursday via WebEx and will feature therapists Courtney DeCarlo and Kelly Olenski. Why anxiety for 2022? Organizers point to the pandemic as well as…