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Monga: Northwestern’s Balance Revolution: when do we take it too far?

Mehak Monga, Op-Ed Contributor

October 16, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Each weekend, “Nerdwestern’s” frat quad seems to buzz with excitable students, bustling their way through the pandemonium of party rejections and misty weather. Early the next day, you’ll catch these very students spending...

ASG hosts first Wellness Week focusing on student mental, sexual health

Allie Goulding, Assistant Campus Editor

February 28, 2018

Filed under Campus, Student Government, Student Groups

Associated Student Government will host a “Wellness Week” focusing on students’ mental and sexual health for the first time, with the first event taking place on Thursday. The week, which was organized by ASG’s Health...

Soto: Student journalists should have better support for harassment

Isabella Soto, Assistant Opinion Editor

March 1, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

When I decided I wanted to go into journalism, I knew full well that this was a pursuit in which I wouldn’t be able to shy away from the comments people had about my work. My passions lie in discussing reproductive justice,...

Hammersmith: My experience navigating private mental health care after the Women’s Center lost its counseling

Ariana Hammersmith, Op-Ed Contributor

January 31, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I used to receive counseling at the Women’s Center. Since the removal of its counseling services, my access to mental health care has changed significantly. Going from university to private mental health services, I’ve str...

Farkas: A call to reframe how we discuss mental health at NU

Alana Farkas, Columnist

January 2, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Picture this: A friend notices a suspicious lump on their body, and although they fear the diagnosis, they consult with a doctor. Now imagine this mysterious lump turns out to be cancer, and your friend decides to pursue months...

The Spectrum: Navigating mental health beyond Northwestern

Carson Brown, Op-Ed Contributor

October 20, 2016

Filed under Opinion, The Spectrum

This essay is part of The Spectrum, a weekly forum in our Opinion section for marginalized voices to share their perspectives. To submit a piece for The Spectrum or discuss story ideas, please email spectrum@dailynorthwestern.com. This is my exper...

Wang: Don’t confuse CAPS’ resource availability with accessibility

Colin Wang, Columnist

October 17, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Provost Dan Linzer’s defense of the recent plans for moving counseling services from the Women’s Center to Counseling and Psychological Services revealed how out of touch the administration is with the reality of mental he...

Montenegro: After removal of Women’s Center counseling, NU must devote more resources to CAPS and CARE

Edson Montenegro, Op-Ed Contributor

October 17, 2016

Filed under Columns, Contributors, Opinion

Our campus needs more psychological resources, and “streamlining” existing ones is not the solution. In an attempt to streamline services, Northwestern plans to eliminate counseling from the Women’s Center and move mental health resources to the Counseling and Psychological Services facility. This move has the potential to...