Whether it be because of financial burden, social stigma or any other reason, seeking out professional help presets a major barrier for many suffering from mental health issues.
The term “devil’s advocate” now disguises people’s real intentions. Instead of creating better arguments and discussions, this term is used by people wanting to say problematic things and see where the arguments lead as entertainment.
Many have called for an increased police presence to patrol the neighborhoods to make students feel safe. But which students would actually feel safer?
I have diagnosed myself with Fear of Doing Things, FODT. FODT is the unsexy cousin of FOMO (Fear of Missing Out). She is almost as unappealing linguistically as she is in practice.
As a pre-med student, you shouldn’t feel obligated to help every struggling person who crosses your path. However, as a pre-med student, I shouldn’t feel as though looking to other students for assistance or questions will be met with avoidance.
The unfortunate and untimely death of rapper Mac Miller shook the world when news spread that he had passed from an apparent drug overdose.
Wash. U. encourages students to study abroad, but does not match that enthusiasm with appropriate financial policies. If the University wants to live up to its word of ensuring that students have a well-rounded college experience and compete with other peer institutions, Wash. U. should not force students to pay University tuition while studying abroad.
There is immense value in studying what has happened before and applying it to the present. But this does not mean that history is bound to repeat itself or that we must follow the same paths as those who have preceded us.
On Tuesday, Washington University released the much-anticipated report responding to recommendations made by organizers of the Title Mine rally, a call to action demanding reform to the Title IX reporting process for sexual violence. While reading the University’s report, I felt that the school is moving in the right direction and working to equip the Title IX Office with the resources to improve the process for everyone involved.
Because facts are constantly under attack, it is important that we all have a shared basis of understanding and agreement on what the words we say actually mean.