The Daily Northwestern

New, centralized mental health website to come by quarter’s end

Joseph Diebold, Web Editor

May 5, 2013

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government

Administrators and student government officials say a new online portal centralizing Northwestern’s mental health and well-being resources will launch before students leave for the summer — potentially as soon as this week. Associated...

Editorial: Administrators should work to ensure utmost effectiveness of mental health initiatives

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

May 5, 2013

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

The state of mental health resources at Northwestern has dominated campus dialogue this year and will likely culminate in a decision this month on whether and how to expand the staff at Counseling and Psychological Services. As...

Muslim student group hosts discussion on mental health

Ally Mutnick, Reporter

May 2, 2013

Filed under Campus, Student Groups

Professor and local religious scholar Omer Mozaffar discussed mental health in the context of Islam on Thursday, noting its lack of recognition in the Muslim culture and the importance of love and nourishment in fighting depression. Mozaffar,...

New Wildcat Welcome programs spotlight campus safety resources

Amy Whyte, Reporter

April 18, 2013

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

A new Essential NU that focuses on campus safety will be part of a handful of changes to Wildcat Welcome coming this fall. In addition to the Mental Health ENU that was announced in January, new students will attend orientation...

In Review: Winter Quarter 2013

Jillian Sandler and Jia You

March 7, 2013

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

With another quarter come and gone, The Daily's campus and city desks run down the biggest stories of the quarter. FMO, Alianza march for racial justice For Members Only and Alianza organized a demonstration and march down Sh...

Guest Column: Culture stigmatizing mental illness must change

Cristina Traina and Laurie Zoloth

November 28, 2012

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

For the second time this fall, we’ve opened our email to learn about the sudden death of a member of our community. In September, McCormick sophomore Harsha Maddula was found drowned after he attended an off-campus party, and...

Friends, family hope Weaver’s death will raise mental health awareness

Paulina Firozi, Campus Editor

November 26, 2012

Filed under Campus

As the second student death this quarter shakes the Northwestern community, Weinberg junior Alyssa Weaver’s friends and family want to use the latest tragedy to remind others of the importance of speaking up on issues of mental...

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....