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Suicide: How NYU’s Campus Crisis Response Is Failing Students and Staff

Suicide: How NYU’s Campus Crisis Response Is Failing Students and Staff

By Anonymous, Guest Writer

June 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories, Uncategorized

A recent NYU graduate writes about her experience with the student health services at NYU, and the continuing issue of suicide on campus.

One Dietician for 50,000 Students

One Dietician for 50,000 Students

By Caroline Haskins, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under News, University News

There is only one registered dietician to serve the 50,000 students — including those struggling with eating disorders — at NYU.

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.

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...

We Shouldn’t Be Burdened By Tampon Costs, Period

We Shouldn’t Be Burdened By Tampon Costs, Period

By Josy Jablons and Megan Racklin

September 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion

NYU needs to give students access to menstrual health products at no cost.

Students Wary of New Sexual Assault Law in Face of Increased Reports

By Christine Lee, Contributing Writer

February 25, 2016


Filed under News

Students are concerned that the "Yes Means Yes" sexual assault policy may create more confusion than clarity.

NYU hosts panel on Ebola, gives students information to quell fear

By Stephanie Grella, Staff Writer

November 7, 2014


Filed under News

NYU held a Q and A about Ebola and infectious diseases on Thursday, Nov. 6.

Student Health Center receives JedCampus seal of distinction

Student Health Center receives JedCampus seal of distinction

October 7, 2013


Filed under News

 NYU’s Student Health Center was awarded the Jed Foundation’s JedCampus seal for innovative mental health programs on Oct. 1. The Health Center’s LiveWellNYU mental health program also received a $306,000 federal grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. NYU was o...