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Students fight for more accessible UHCS

Students fight for more accessible UHCS

April 14, 2018


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By Kaitlyn Budion, news staff A new coalition of students hopes to quicken the pace of change within Northeastern’s health center, gathering data on students’ dissatisfaction with services the center provides. Students Working for an Accessible Northeastern, or SWAN, is a group of Northeas...

SGA leaders Sharma and Ruiz review successes

SGA leaders Sharma and Ruiz review successes

April 5, 2018


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By Alyssa Lukpat, news staff Suchira Sharma and Paulina Ruiz, the current student body president and executive vice president, said their year in office yielded successful legislative revisions but was marred by gender and racial bias. Sharma, a fourth-year business administration major, and Ruiz...

yourNortheastern wins SGA elections amid record turnout

yourNortheastern wins SGA elections amid record turnout

March 26, 2018


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By Alyssa Lukpat, news staff Nathan Hostert and Dylan Balcom were elected student body president and executive vice president, respectively, the Northeastern Student Government Association announced Monday. This election saw a record-high voter turnout of 7,921, which is about 42 percent of the ...

SGA slates debate campaign issues

SGA slates debate campaign issues

March 22, 2018


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By Alyssa Lukpat, news staff The two slates running for student government president and executive vice president debated campaign issues including diversity in student government, mental health resources and housing March 14 in the Curry Student Center mezzanine. Collin Walter and Nina Kalanta...

Students seek mental health treatment off campus

Students seek mental health treatment off campus

March 21, 2018


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By Alyssa Lukpat, news staff When Julia Cooper went to Northeastern’s health center her sophomore year to talk to a therapist, they told her she couldn’t see one until she figured out why she was depressed. “If that was my first time ever going to a therapist, I would’ve stopped going,” said...

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 ...

OPEN, ViSION no longer mandatory reporters

OPEN, ViSION no longer mandatory reporters

March 12, 2018


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By Emily Sandstrom, news correspondent Staff at two sexual violence resource centers on campus are no longer required to report sexual assault to Northeastern’s Title IX office, Northeastern's administration announced recently. Initially proposed last year by a staff member at the Office of Prevent...

Editorial: When Northeastern’s marketing goes too far

Editorial: When Northeastern’s marketing goes too far

March 1, 2018


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Spring is approaching once again — the temperature is climbing into the 50s, we can finally scout out dogs on the quads and, of course, incoming student tours have begun to appear more frequently. It’s hard to miss the tour groups, whether you’ve seen them huddled together on the edge of Krentzm...

Column: Northeastern doesn’t prioritize student wellness

Column: Northeastern doesn’t prioritize student wellness

November 30, 2017


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By Jasmine Heyward  According to the International Association of Counseling Services, a university should have one counselor for every 1,000 to 1,500 students. Northeastern currently has 17,000 undergraduate students enrolled, and only eight counselors working in University Health and Counselin...

STIs and college students: education and prevention

STIs and college students: education and prevention

November 30, 2017


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By Sophie Cannon, managing editor A whirlwind of clothes hitting the floor, limbs tangled in bedsheets too small for the dorm-sized beds and an ad-free Spotify playlist in the background. As depicted by the many romantic comedies and teenage television shows, this is a common scene of the college-ag...

Zencare connects students with Boston therapists

Zencare connects students with Boston therapists

February 22, 2017


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By Bradley Fargo, news correspondent At the beginning of this school year, sophomore business administration major Aarthi Madadi was depressed. By the end of September, she made a crisis counseling appointment with Northeastern’s University Health and Counseling Services (UHCS). In November, m...

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