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Increasing demand for mental health assistance requires University attention

August 9, 2016

Thousands of students suffer from mental illnesses here at the University, including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and extreme self-esteem issues. Awareness of the prevalence of mental illness,...

‘Getting well soon’ is possible at college

The McKinley Health Center on 1109 S. Lincoln Ave. on April 17, 2016.
May 25, 2016
Getting sick away from home the first time can be scary, here are a few resources students can go to for help.

UIPD issues notice reporting sexual assault at fraternity house

February 8, 2016

The University of Illinois Police Department issued a Campus Safety Notice on Monday to inform the campus community about a sexual assault that occurred Sunday morning.According to the notice, the incident...

Student Senate plans to promote mental health resources in coming semester

December 9, 2015

Ellie Hahn, a freshman in Social Work, remembers the hassle of scheduling a counseling session with the Counseling Center.“It was really frustrating having to call at 7:50 a.m. I personally felt like...

UI to hold 2nd annual NEDA walk Saturday

Attendants from the previous NEDA WALK in 2013. (From left to right: Lori Tabakin; Connie Langellier, clinical counselor at the University's Counseling Center; Scott Tabakin, ValueOptions Chief Financial Officer and guest speaker.)
April 16, 2015

More than 150 people will gather at the University Arboretum on Saturday morning for one cause: to raise awareness and support for those struggling with eating disorders. The University’s Counseling...

Work out, don’t stress out

Meghan Drew, freshman in Engineering, demonstrates various yoga poses.
December 11, 2014

With final exams quickly approaching, the stress levels on campus are quickly rising. However, before wallowing in self-pity and a growing pile of class notes, students should look for healthy ways to...

Man Talks creates safe discussion space

November 19, 2014

While some male students on campus may not always feel comfortable discussing their masculinity, they now have the opportunity to speak openly about the subject at “Man Talks.” The free events are...

Campaign aims to end “Fat Talk” on campus

Students Georgia Christus and Chloe Peterson work next to a human-size Barbie on the Engineering Quad on Monday.
October 23, 2014

Barbie has left her Dreamhouse for the Quad. Fat Talk Free Week is a campaign to promote healthy body image and is on campus from Monday to Friday. On Monday, the campaign set up a booth on the Engineering...

CU Out of the Darkness Walk aids suicide prevention

CU Out of the Darkness Walk aids suicide prevention
October 13, 2014

Melissa Sutherland’s eyes shifted between a sea of faces and a folded sheet of white paper. She stood on the plank of a park bench in Crystal Lake Park and twisted blue and green beads between her fingers....

7 Ways to Relieve Stress

December 18, 2013

As finals approach, students find themselves having to write papers and study for multiple tests in a short amount of time. Tight deadlines and other time commitments can cause students to feel stressed. According...

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