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Peer Counseling Groups Wrap Up Training For New Counselors

​After kicking off the semester with a week of educational workshops, a new batch of student counselors are now ready to advise their peers in approaching health, social, and personal concerns.

Editorials

Making Mental Health Services More Accessible

QuadTalk is an excellent initiative. It acknowledges the potential for substantial unmet need for these mental health services in the Quad, where distance from the main resources on campus could pose a significant obstacle for residents in need of them.

Quad Talk
Student Groups

Quad Talk

A sign hangs over the door of an office in Pforzheimer House designated as a new shared space between the various peer counseling groups on campus. “Quad Talks” will be held Sunday through Thursday evenings and hosted by a different group every night in an effort to grant easier access to peer counseling groups to students housed in the Quad.

Quad Talk
College

New Initiative Brings Mental Health Resources to the Quad

QuadTalk, a new initiative aimed at expanding mental health resources to Harvard’s Radcliffe Quad​, opened its doors Sunday night in the basement of Pforzheimer House.

Undergraduate Council

New UC Leaders Outline Agenda for Semester

Newly elected Undergraduate Council President Shaiba Rather ’17 and Vice President Daniel V. Banks ’17 said the Council’s goals this semester will include increasing administrative oversight of final clubs and bolstering sexual assault prevention.

Students Rally Against Sexual Assault
College

Students Rally Against Sexual Assault

Gajdzik and Ott
College

Gajdzik and Ott

Undergraduate Council presidential candidate Nick E. Gajdzik ’16-’17 answers a question during the UC Debates held at the Institute of Politics on Tuesday evening. Gajdzik and his running mate Jeffrey M. Ott ’16-’17 are outsider candidates who have never served on the UC and compete on the varsity wrestling team.

Greenlaw and Morris
College

Greenlaw and Morris

Undergraduate Council presidential candidate William A. Greenlaw ’17 answers a question during the UC Debates held at the Institute of Politics on Tuesday evening. Greenlaw and his running mate William F. Morris IV ’17 are campaigning on a platform emphasizing access to student mental health resources.

College

Gathering Discusses Mental Health Issues Facing Minorities

​Students, alumni, and mental health professionals gathered to discuss the unique mental health struggles that can affect minority students in a “lunch and learn” session on Saturday afternoon.

Endpaper

Write Yourself Out of this Box

​“You can write yourself out of anything,” I tell myself as a sort of mantra while I struggle to type up a simple, short lab report for my graduation-requirement science class, one that’s clearly designed for humanities majors but still manages to leave me with a backpack full of returned tests covered in inky red X’s.

Body Talk
College

Body Talk

While discussions about mental health often occur at Harvard today, many students say issues around body image and eating disorders remain in the shadows. Those affected suffer, for the most part, quietly and unsure of whom to turn to for help.

Martha Coakley on Mental Health
Student Groups

Martha Coakley on Mental Health

Former Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley joined Student Mental Health Liaisons and other undergraduates to discuss the stigma surrounding mental health at Harvard and nationwide, and the necessity of better and more consistent mental health education at all levels of the school system.

Martha Coakley on Mental Health
College

Students Talk Campus Mental Health Stigma With Coakley

​In a discussion about mental health with former Massachusetts Attorney General Martha M. Coakley, College students called on Harvard and student groups to address institutional problems and stigma surrounding mental health on campus.

Relaxation Study Break
On Campus

Relaxation Study Break

Daniel Banks ’17 colors an intricately designed elephant at the Relaxation Study Break hosted by the Asian American and Pacific Islanders Community as part of Mental Health Awareness Week in Dunster House. With elephant and Pokemon coloring sheets, family board games, healthy snacks from CVS, and Christmas music, attendees were encouraged to relax and destress from midterms.

Postering the Yard
Mental Health

Postering the Yard

Members of ECHO poster the Yard with fliers on Monday morning.

Special Teams
Football

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate
College

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard
Crime

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard

College

A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes