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NYU Therapy Redirects Students To Outside Services

NYU Therapy Redirects Students To Outside Services

By Caroline Haskins, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Students find that the school's wellness center does not help them enough with finding mental health care.

New Film ‘The Institute’ Satisfies With a Twist

New Film ‘The Institute’ Satisfies With a Twist

By Anubhuti Kumar, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

James Franco and Pamela Romanowsky’s latest directing venture "The Institute" is less of a thriller than the same-old psych ward mystery flick, though its twist ending keeps it from being a copycat work.

The Health Issue

The Health Issue

By Diamond Naga Siu, Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2017


Filed under Special Editions, Top Story

Health comes from the ethereal to very physical — whether a motivational quote gets you through the day or slipping on a condom gets you through the night, many factors help college students simply survive the day-to-day grind of school, work and everything in between. While neither the wide-eyed...

Pets Offer Release for Overtaxed Students

Pets Offer Release for Overtaxed Students

By Veronica Liow, Contributing Writer

December 5, 2016


Filed under Opinion

To better the community by decreasing mental illness and promoting physical activity, NYU should change their housing policy to allow pets in residence halls.

‘Edge of Seventeen’ Models Teen Angst in Digital Age

‘Edge of Seventeen’ Models Teen Angst in Digital Age

By Natalie Whalen, Staff Writer

November 18, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

"The Edge of Seventeen" takes the age-old teen film genre and refreshes it with not just a visually striking but powerfully relevant look at teenage-hood in the modern age.

The Mental Health Issue

The Mental Health Issue

By Alex Bazeley, Editor-in-Chief

November 14, 2016


Filed under Special Editions, Top Story

It's no secret that college students face stress on a near-daily basis. The pressures to succeed can sometime be too much of a weight to bear, pushing some students to a breaking point. Other students, meanwhile, come into NYU already grappling with issues of mental health and figuring out how to cope...

The Mental Climate on a Sprawling Campus

The Mental Climate on a Sprawling Campus

By Alex Bazeley, Editor-in-Chief

November 14, 2016


Filed under Top Stories, Uncategorized

Anna Letson To someone outside the school, mentioning the words “mental health” and “NYU” in the same breath might evoke memories of news headlines from the early 2000s, when six students committed suicide in the span of a single year. To someone who knows the school, though — whether it’s a student or...

A Battle on the Field and in the Mind

A Battle on the Field and in the Mind

By Rayne Ellis, Contributing Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Athletes put their bodies through massive amounts of pain and stress, but little attention is given to the pain and stress of the mind.

Giamatti as Nijinsky: A Legend Worthy of the Role

Giamatti as Nijinsky: A Legend Worthy of the Role

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

October 28, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

Famed ballerina Vaslav Nijinsky's diaries were brought to something more than life on Monday night's reading by actor Paul Giamatti.

Quilting Away Mental Health Stigma

Quilting Away Mental Health Stigma

By Miranda Levingston, Staff Writer

October 27, 2016


Filed under News

Tumblr collaborates with the New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to raise awareness about mental health issues.

Halloween Industry Scapegoats Mental Disorders

Halloween Industry Scapegoats Mental Disorders

By WSN Editorial Board

October 27, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Halloween entertainment exploits struggles and perpetuates the stigma behind mental illnesses.

Students Unmask Mental Health

Students Unmask Mental Health

By Greta Chevance, Deputy News Editor

April 18, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU students created Project InterACT as a public platform to discuss mental health issues.

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