The Daily Northwestern

NU Listens expands hours, plans outreach

Arika Ho, Reporter

October 5, 2016

Filed under Campus, Student Groups, Top Stories

NU Listens updated its operating hours for Fall Quarter and extended its service from three days a week to four. The anonymous peer listening hotline now operates Monday to Thursday from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Service for this academic...

Proposed ‘10-5-5-10’ calendar change stalls with lack of faculty support

Benjamin Din, Digital Projects Editor

March 3, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Faculty members are overwhelmingly against the proposed “10-5-5-10” calendar change, Faculty Senate president Ed Hughes said, slowing the progress of potential changes to the quarter system. At Wednesday’s meeting of...

CAPS hiring additional staff, mulling adjustment of 12-session cap

Madeline Fox, Campus Editor

February 1, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Counseling and Psychological Services is in the midst of discussions on modifying its 12-session limit while also working to fill four counselor positions, CAPS director John Dunkle said. During Fall Quarter, CAPS formed search comm...

Task force recommends Northwestern begin academic year in August, still maintain quarter system

Alice Yin, Managing Editor

January 11, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

A task force studying the undergraduate academic experience has proposed Northwestern begin the academic year five weeks earlier, while still maintaining the quarter system. Christened the “10-5-5-10” calendar, NU would...

CAPS outreach and education programs increased by 4.1 percent last year

Peter Kotecki, Assistant Campus Editor

November 24, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

More than 10,500 Northwestern students, faculty and staff were reached through Counseling and Psychological Services' outreach and education programs last year, representing a 4.1 percent increase from the 2013-2014 academic...

Students and staff honor victims of transgender violence at vigil

Rishika Dugyala, Reporter

November 21, 2015

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Northwestern community members convened Friday night to commemorate lives lost to anti-transgender violence for the Transgender Day of Remembrance vigil. While chanting "Say their name” after each victim was identified,...

Student-run mental health organization focuses on men

Allyson Chiu, Reporter

September 30, 2015

Filed under Campus, Student Groups

A new mental health organization has formed on campus with the intent of helping male students overcome the stigma against getting help. MENtal Health, founded by Weinberg junior Jacob Swiatek late Spring Quarter 2015, was...