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

May 25, 2017

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

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 at that time with pertinent u...

Editorial: The Daily Northwestern calls for critical election engagement, endorses Mulukutla, Gambrah

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

April 6, 2017

Filed under Editorial, Latest Stories, Opinion

One ticket stands for the presidency and executive vice presidency of Associated Student Government, and it appears voting in this election amounts to little more than bureaucratic tedium. But this election requires more active...

Hammersmith: My experience navigating private mental health care after the Women’s Center lost its counseling

Ariana Hammersmith, Op-Ed Contributor

January 31, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I used to receive counseling at the Women’s Center. Since the removal of its counseling services, my access to mental health care has changed significantly. Going from university to private mental health services, I’ve str...

Native photographer Matika Wilbur talks art, perceptions of Native American culture

Yvonne Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

January 27, 2017

Filed under Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Events, Speakers, Student Groups

Matika Wilbur’s goal to “change the way we see Native America” first began when she sold everything in her Seattle apartment and set off in an RV to travel the country, she said in a talk Thursday. Wilbur — who is...

Editorial: After response to Women’s Center change, Northwestern should improve communication of major decisions

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

November 22, 2016

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

During this year’s peer adviser training, Northwestern PAs were given an hour-long lecture on the resources available to students looking for mental health counseling. One of the resources PAs were taught to direct new students...

NU Quest Scholars Network plans to address course expenses, meal plans for low-income students

Jake Holland, Reporter

October 26, 2016

Filed under Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Student Government, Student Groups

Northwestern Quest Scholars Network is working to address topics ranging from course expenses to meal plans for low-income students on campus this year. To improve course accessibility, Quest Scholars vice president Madisen...

Wang: Don’t confuse CAPS’ resource availability with accessibility

Colin Wang, Columnist

October 17, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Provost Dan Linzer’s defense of the recent plans for moving counseling services from the Women’s Center to Counseling and Psychological Services revealed how out of touch the administration is with the reality of mental he...

Montenegro: After removal of Women’s Center counseling, NU must devote more resources to CAPS and CARE

Edson Montenegro, Op-Ed Contributor

October 17, 2016

Filed under Columns, Contributors, Opinion

Our campus needs more psychological resources, and “streamlining” existing ones is not the solution. In an attempt to streamline services, Northwestern plans to eliminate counseling from the Women’s Center and move mental health resources to the Counseling and Psychological Services facility. This move has the potential to...