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College

As Winter Dampens Students’ Moods, Harvard Experts Offer Advice

As short, cold days drive students indoors, experts advise socializing to combat seasonal loneliness and sluggishness.

Stillman After Hours
College

UHS To Develop New Protocols After Closing Overnight Beds

After closing Stillman Infirmary and its 10 overnight observation beds, Harvard University Health Services may expand patient booking resources and mental health resources by 20 to 25 percent.

 Town Hall HUHS Meeting
Undergraduate Council

UHS Will Maintain 24-Hour Urgent Care, Following Outcry

While Stillman is still slated to close in 2014, eliminating overnight respite beds, Barreira said that UHS will continue to offer in-person medical services such as triage, urgent care treatment, and on-site alcohol assessments at night.

Race

Panel Explores Mental Health, Asian American Culture

Asian and Asian American students face unique mental health challenges as a byproduct of both ethnic stereotypes and cultural attitudes, panelists said Wednesday.

Stressed and Under Pressure
UHS

The State of the Student Body

While students applaud University-led efforts to bolster wellness resources, they struggle to fit them into a life filled with a constant buzz of anxiety—an indicator, student activists say, of the need for a broader cultural shift spearheaded by the student body.

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Columns

Dying to Be Beautiful

Victoria Lin discusses the disturbing diet and body image trends that the fashion industry promotes.

Serenity Room
College

Following Report on Stress, Freshman Serenity Room Opens

The space, which will be open 24 hours a day, is the first of its kind in the Yard.

Peer Leadership Kickoff
Mental Health

Peer Leadership Kickoff

Rakesh Khurana, Dean of Harvard College, speaks mental health resources at the Peer Leadership Kickoff, which composed of wellness peer counselors, peer educators, and tutors in Fong Auditorium on Monday.

Senior Survey Cover
Undergraduate Council

Interactive Feature: The Class of 2014, By the Numbers

The Crimson’s annual survey of the graduating senior class, presented in words, graphs, and numbers.

Coming Back
Mental Health

Coming Back

Students who have gone home for mental health reasons say they came back to Harvard with a new approach to addressing the difficulties of campus life.

Coming Back
Student Life

Coming Back

Students who have gone home for mental health reasons say they came back to Harvard with a new approach to addressing the difficulties of campus life.

Going Home
On Campus

Going Home

For most, taking time off allows them to heal in an environment removed from the chaos of Harvard life and return to campus, while for others, the initial leave turns permanent.

Going Home
Features

Going Home

Coming Back
On Campus

Coming Back

Coming Back

Going Home
College

Getting Better

Taking a leave of absence for mental health reasons forces students to deal with new health care providers, a job, and loneliness, but those who have gone through it often said they were better for doing so.

9/11 Memorial
College

Boots on the Ground: ROTC at Harvard

Kaledora Kiernan-Linn
College

The Dropouts

Snow on Plympton
College

More Snow Looming, College Alters Dining Schedule

Divest Harvard Rally
Central Administration

After 24-Hour Sit-In, Divest Harvard Protesters Leave Mass. Hall