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Closson: Let’s reframe mental health to acknowledge core issues, stop ‘pushing through’

Troy Closson, Opinion Editor

February 6, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

It’s week five, but I feel like by now, we should be at reading week. For a lot of this quarter, I’ve felt like I’m running on empty — and that’s worrying. During my first year at Northwestern, I felt the exact same...

Closson: Physical wellness at NU needs further conversation, attention comparable to mental health

Troy Closson, Assistant Opinion Editor

May 21, 2017

Filed under Opinion

In my high school, students often seemed to be hyperfocused on college admissions, constantly finding ways to cram as many higher-level classes as possible into their schedules while also fitting in way too many extracurricular...