The Daily Northwestern

Guest Column: Injustices of Northwestern’s medical leave policies

Katie Senter and Sei Unno

May 20, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

A student’s suicide this year at Yale University revealed the negative effects of medical leaves of absence on mental health. Luchang Wang posted on Facebook before her death, “I needed time to work things out … but I couldn’...

Northwestern struggles to fill CARE positions while center remains understaffed

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Campus Editor

November 25, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

The search to fill the two still-vacant positions at Northwestern’s Center for Awareness, Response, and Education hasn’t been an easy one.

Student use of CAPS increases

Christine Farolan, Copy Chief

November 7, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

The number of students using Counseling and Psychological Services has increased by about 22 percent compared to Fall Quarter last year. About 1,250 students have used CAPS services so far this year, executive director...

Peer listening service to restart with fewer hours, plans to grow

Sophia Bollag, Web Editor

October 17, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

The NU Listens pilot program will restart its call-in peer listening services Sunday night. The service, which allows Northwestern students to call anonymously to talk to a peer listener, will operate fewer hours than it did...

Northwestern to evaluate drug abuse prevention efforts

Sophia Bollag, Web Editor

October 5, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern will evaluate its substance abuse prevention efforts as part of its involvement with a newly rebranded mental health initiative, Counseling and Psychological Services executive director John Dunkle said. The Jed...

Northwestern joins mental health program from Jed, Clinton foundations

Sophia Bollag, Web Editor

October 1, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern has signed on to a new mental health initiative with more than 50 other colleges and universities, the founding non-profit organizations announced Wednesday. The Jed and Clinton Health Matters Campus Program aims...

Wildcat Welcome adds new programs continuing into Fall Quarter

Alice Yin, Reporter

July 5, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

In an effort to continue to support new students in their transition to Northwestern, the Office of New Student and Family Programs will host optional programming Fall Quarter that will extend beyond Wildcat Welcome. Wildcat...

Survey looks to gather information on students’ experiences with hazing

Marissa Mizroch, Reporter

June 22, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus

The Division of Student Affairs sent out a survey Spring Quarter in an effort to gather information about students’ experiences with hazing as part of a larger push to improve campus life at Northwestern. “We really wanted...