The Daily Northwestern

Mental health, financial aid most cited concerns in UBPC survey

Suyeon Son, Reporter

February 24, 2013

Filed under Administration, Campus, Student Groups

After months of planning and assessing students’ needs, the Undergraduate Budget Priorities Committee presented its findings to the University’s Budget and Planning Group  on Thursday in preparation for fiscal year 2014,...

Mental health ENU coming to Wildcat Welcome

Cat Zakrzewski, Reporter

January 11, 2013

Filed under Administration, Campus

Starting in the fall of 2013, Northwestern will offer orientation programming about mental health services to all incoming students. The programming will be a part of the Wildcat Welcome Essential NU series, which has addressed...

ASG passes resolution calling for Essential NU on mental health

Stephanie Haines, Reporter

December 6, 2012

Filed under Campus, Student Government, Student Groups

Associated Student Government unanimously passed Wednesday a resolution calling for an information session on mental health issues that incoming freshman would take before starting classes. The ASG action comes at a time of...

Active Minds petitions for mental health orientation programming

Meghan Morris, Reporter

November 29, 2012

Filed under Campus, Student Groups

A Northwestern Active Minds petition for a mental health Essential NU during Wildcat Welcome has earned widespread attention from students since its creation earlier this month. The group created a Facebook campaign on Nov....

Letter to the Editor: More administration support needed for mental health

November 26, 2012

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor, Today I learned that Alyssa Weaver, the Weinberg junior who passed away last week, took her own life. I didn't know Alyssa. I could've, though, because she was going to move into my apartment when she return...

Letter to the Editor: One campus, collective responsibility

November 26, 2012

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

We are all still trying to make sense of the announcement that a fellow student, Alyssa Weaver, committed suicide while studying abroad in England. Some students have jumped to blame the Northwestern administration for this tragedy....