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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.

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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.

College

Happiness Challenge Expands To New Campuses

The Happiness Project, a Harvard wellness group, has partnered with student organizations at MIT, UCLA, Wellesley, and Yale to expand the student health initiative The Happiness Challenge to those four college campuses this spring.

Health

Feeling Like a Small Fish?: 6 Ways to Boost Your Self-Esteem

In a recent interview with Anderson Cooper, Malcolm Gladwell discussed his new book, "David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants." Gladwell took the time to comment on the kinds of damage an Ivy League education can do to one's self esteem. Flyby's here to make sure you don't always have to feel like a small fish in a big pond.

Mental Health Panel
Mental Health

Mental Health Panel

Dr. Shelley H. Carson, author of Almost Depressed: Is My (or My Loved One's) Unhappiness a Problem?," speaks about the importance of maintaining an appreciation of small details in life in Sever on Wednesday. Dr. Carson was one of four speakers at the "Stress, Depression, & Disordered Eating: When is it More Than Just a Bad Day?" panel held by the Harvard Student Mental Health Liaisons.

Future Energy Policy
Science

Today in Photos (11/14/2013)

Depression as Disability
Mental Health

Depression as Disability

Panelists Dr. Lawrence Ian Reed (Psychology), Rue Wilson (Associate Chief of Mental Health Services at UHS), Dr. Christine Looser (HBS), and Sam Peinado (SMHL) take part in the Depression as Disability Panel as part of Disability Pride Week. In this panel, which took place at the Gutman Library Conference Center on Wednesday evening, the Harvard College Disability Alliance, International Higher Education and Disability, and Student Mental Health Liaisons discussed depression as a disability and how to raise awareness of invisible disabilities.

The Oval
Scrutiny

Seeing Red: Stanford v. Harvard

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Arts

Dead Letter: The Aesthetics of Horror

Election Strategy
Columns

Where Did All The Ideas Go?

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time