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Activist groups advocate to fund, accredit UHCS

Activist groups advocate to fund, accredit UHCS

March 15, 2018


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By Kaitlyn Budion, news staff After hearing many student complaints about Northeastern’s mental and physical health care resources, two student groups are working to fund and accredit the University Health and Counseling Services, or UHCS. Campaigns include the #FundUHCS movement, organized by student mental ...

AMAZING t-shirts inspire self-confidence

AMAZING t-shirts inspire self-confidence

Paxtyn Merten

November 29, 2017


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One morning early this spring, Jenna Malley received a text from a friend saying “I don’t feel that great this morning. I can’t remember how amazing I am.” Malley asked her why, but another message was already on the way: “Nevermind, I looked in the mirror and now I feel fine.” The sentiment...

NU professors to examine correctional officer suicides

NU professors to examine correctional officer suicides

October 6, 2016


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By Logan Meyer, news correspondent Northeastern University researchers received a $500,000 grant from the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) to study the causes and effects of officer suicides within the Massachusetts Department of Correction (DOC). The funding, announced on Monday, Sept. 26, is one...

Obituary: Bailey Putnam, 21, remembered as the voice of the voiceless

Obituary: Bailey Putnam, 21, remembered as the voice of the voiceless

June 15, 2016


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By Olivia Arnold and Isaac Feldberg, news staff Bailey Putnam, a rising junior at Northeastern University widely admired for his good-natured sense of humor, sharp wit and insatiable passion for journalism, died by suicide  on Thursday, June 9. He was 21. Putnam, of Weymouth, was pursuing a degree in media ...

National conversation rekindled after release of UPenn student suicide note

National conversation rekindled after release of UPenn student suicide note

January 23, 2015


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By Sara Tucker, managing editor Almost a year ago to the day, 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) student Madison Holleran jumped from a Philadelphia parking garage to her death. Yesterday, Holleran’s family released the suicide note she wrote. Holleran’s friends and family told ...

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