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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...

NU Listens launches series on depression, relationships

Kelli Nguyen, Assistant Campus Editor

May 9, 2016

Filed under Campus, Events, Student Groups

NU Listens launched its first “Train Your Brain” speaker and workshop series this month, aiming to educate students on how to support each other's mental health. The three-part series explores a trio of topics: active listening,...

‘Wellness chair’ program to be implemented in 50 student groups next fall

Fathma Rahman, Assistant Campus Editor

March 30, 2016

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Last spring, Jason Arkin, a junior residing on the same floor as now-sophomore Isabel Schwartz, took his own life. He was the third Northwestern student in less than a year to do so. Schwartz said the incident gave mental health...

Qin: Taking care of your mental health at Northwestern

Johan Qin, Guest Columnist

November 2, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Dear Wildcats, Growing up we’re often taught how to take care of our physical health. Sadly, however, we’re often not taught how to take care of our mental health as well. As a result, we may grow accustomed to lifestyles...

Spectrum panel discusses mental health, grief

Cydney Hayes, Reporter

October 18, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Events, Speakers, Student Entertainment, Student Groups, Theater

A panel of four student speakers and an administrator discussed grief and mental health at Harris Hall on Friday, hoping the conversation will help destigmatize such topics on campus. Spectrum Theatre Company organized the...

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...

Letter to the Editor: NU Active Minds, NU Listens: Build Up Student Wellness with Haley and Chris

Amanda Meyer, Ary Hansen, Tiana Hickey, Emma Gordon

April 8, 2015

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

As the final week of campaigning begins, we find ourselves deciding between two different sets of candidates, two different platforms and two different visions for campus. For many students, this is the only time of the year when...

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...