Tagged - Mental Health

Runner responds to student concerns over lunch

On Monday, Nov. 16, 15 students attended a Zoom lunch hour with Jeffrey Runner, Dean of the College in Arts, Sciences, and Engineering, to air grievances and ask questions about whatever they wanted. 

Students reflect on UR’s mental health support 

The increased difficulty of the semester in addition to online classes, COVID-19 precautions, and Zoom fatigue, has made burnout a critical issue for many students — especially the FGLI/POC community. 

Election Day confirmed as a day off in response to student push

The planned ‘day off’ was announced on Wednesday, Oct. 28 in an email by Runner responding to student complaints about an accelerated and stressful mostly online semester.

Mindful University Project tackles mental health amidst pandemic

Being a college student itself is already challenging enough, but especially so in the midst of midterms season, political elections, and the COVID-19 pandemic. Having to juggle numerous responsibilities often leads to immense stress, which takes a toll on students’ mental wellbeing.

Interfaith candlelight vigil honors Daniel Prude 

“I am in mourning for a man I never met because I fear that one day, it could be my brother or my mother — or me,” Baker said. 

Make sure your motivation is yours

Once the goals you work toward for other people’s approval or money come to fruition, you might find yourself much less satisfied than you expected.

A letter from the Editor

So why do we do this? Why bother adding our amateur-hour content to the information overload? Because it's fun to care.

Eastman advice messages removed following student uproar

The messages under fire included: “Set your house in perfect order before you criticize the world” and “Our quality of life is directed by our capacity to take control of our own emotions.”

Dealing with mental illness in college

Editor's Note (01/03/20): The writer's name has been removed from this piece, as they were still struggling with mental illness…

Talk about mental health with the right people

Despite ongoing progress, an uphill battle remains against stigmas surrounding mental health problems, especially in terms of treating them.