Soup, symptoms and sneezes: Seven signs you know it’s flu season at WU

Your semester’s just starting to pick up, and you’re super stressed because midterms are two weeks away. In the midst of all of that, you realize you’re sick! Here are eight telltale signs it’s flu season at Washington University.

Jordan Coley | Student Life

The answers to all your itching and burning sex questions

Sex education isn’t something that students are guaranteed to have before coming to college. Even those who do get it are still liable to have questions while in school. Sex is even sexier when the people participating are informed, so Student Life decided to interview Ashley Kuykendall, the Sexual Health Promotion Coordinator at Habif Health and Wellness Center. She shared with us just a bit of her vast knowledge on sexual health gained from working in the field of sex ed with college students for seven years.

| Senior Scene Editor

Wash. U. needs an administrative overhaul

In October, I wrote an article about my experience with Student Health Services (SHS) and their failure to provide me with adequate mental health care.

Tyler Sabloff | Senior Forum Editor

Op-ed: ‘Not a threat’

I’ve tried doing this the right way, I really have. There has to be a way the University can keep students safe from known threats.

Anonymous Student

Mental illness has a branding problem

I want to talk about mental health in college, particularly here at Washington University. The school has a poor infrastructure regarding handling mental health from the understaffed Student Health Services to the constant barrage of mind shredding exams and homework, as well as the lack of any semblance of a work-life balance.

Matthew Wallace | Staff Writer

Op-ed: Vending machines: An equitable way to expand access to contraception on campus

Obtaining comprehensive reproductive health care has always been a struggle on college campuses, and Washington University is absolutely no exception.

WU Student Advocates for Reproductive Rights

Staff editorial: Student Health Services needs more than just a new director

As Student Health Services inches ever closer to hiring a new director, it will host an open listening session in the DUC. A new director, however, should be more than just a new face in charge of Student Health Services.

SHS to hire new executive director

Washington University Student Health Services put together a search committee at the beginning of the spring 2018 semester to find a new director, who will start June 2018.

| Senior News Editor

SHS forms first recovery group created to combat addiction on campus

The Habif Health and Wellness Center created Washington University’s first recovery group to provide a space for students recovering from substance abuse and other addictions.

Kalpana Gopalkrishnan | Contributing Reporter

National flu epidemic spreads to Wash. U.’s campus

Dr. Cheri LeBlanc, director of the Habif Health and Wellness Center, said she has seen a considerable increase in Wash. U. flu cases this year.

Meghan Sharma | Staff Reporter