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Articles by Michelle Mehrtens (6)

Students participate in a Yoga and Mindfulness course at Hillel. Researchers at the Alpert Medical School recently published a study that found that yoga, alongside with pharmaceutical medicine, can be an effective treatment for bipolar disorder and depression.

Science & Research

Yoga improving mental health is no stretch, study suggests

September 17, 2014 0 comments

Yoga may have potential health benefits for people suffering from bipolar disorder, according to recent findings by University researchers.

Arts & Culture

Symposium delves into Dostoevsky

March 18, 2014 0 comments

Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky is exceptional for his representation of the human soul, British novelist Virginia Woolf wrote.

Festival presents traditional dance to an activist rhythm

Arts & Culture

Festival presents traditional dance to an activist rhythm

February 25, 2014 0 comments

Combining West African percussion, singing and dancing, the Rhythm of Change festival celebrated the fusion of activism and Mande dance this weekend.

Arts & Culture

At AS220, local songwriters challenged creatively

February 14, 2014 0 comments

A guitarist plucks out a rapid staccato. People wander the room with salty snacks and cold drinks. Songs about lost love and adventure.

The exhibit is a “hybrid art project,” mixing various media — including writing, photography and painting — to highlight different interpretations.

Arts & Culture

Creative Arts Council displays collaborative exhibit

October 11, 2013 0 comments

‘Toluca Editions: 6 Projects’ shows works by writers, artists and industrial designers.


Grant supports shelter for victims of domestic abuse

September 30, 2013 1 comment

Sojourner House will use the U.S. Department of Justice grant to improve transitional housing.