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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

This is a University, not a war zone — so why do we have to die before Northwestern changes the rules?

This is a University, not a war zone — so why do we have to die before Northwestern changes the rules?

April 24, 2019

There was a time at this school when the names of four students who had died here were written on the tree by the rock. One of them was Chuyuan Qiu, who was hit by a cement truck while riding her bike...

5k for mental health awareness moved from Park Ridge to Evanston

September 22, 2017

The National Alliance on Mental Illness will hold a 5k race, which has previously been held in Park Ridge, Illinois, on Clark Street Beach this Sunday to raise awareness about mental illness. The NAMI...

Letter to the Editor: Remembering Jason Arkin on 2-year anniversary with continued calls for awareness, change

May 25, 2017

As we remember our son Jason Arkin on the two-year anniversary of his death by suicide, we wanted to reiterate our letter to the University originally written in September of 2015 with suggestions we made...

In Focus: After University lifts CAPS 12-session limit, students still feel pushed to seek outside care

In Focus: After University lifts CAPS 12-session limit, students still feel pushed to seek outside care

November 18, 2016

This fall, Northwestern students twice received the standard email from administrators following a student’s death, urging them to seek grief counseling at Counseling and Psychological Services if needed....

Jason Arkin took his own life on May 19. The McCormick junior was from Overland Park, Kansas.

Northwestern student who killed himself initially referred to CAPS waitlist

June 7, 2015

More than two years ago, Jason Arkin admitted he had “fleeting thoughts of self-harm” to a Counseling and Psychological Services staff member, but he was told there was a waitlist for individual counseling...

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