Post Tagged with: "mental health"

What does the AC offer students?

Laurier’s athletic complex is a space available for all students to use as included in their fees is access to the gym space. While many students may find lifting free weights intimidating, or the gym busy at times, Laurier offers many programs to help students find their place in a healthy, active community. Through intramurals, group exercise, dance classes, rock […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, Sports ·
!3 Reasons Why does not do a good job of raising awareness of social issues

!3 Reasons Why does not do a good job of raising awareness of social issues

When I was 14, I read the book 13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher, which was a book that discussed the issues facing young people today. The story starts with a girl who committed suicide recording tapes that would be sent to the people who were the 13 reasons that caused her to get to the point where she couldn’t […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
Photo by Luke Sarazin

Where universities fall short with mental health resources

On 2018’s Bell Let’s Talk Day, the twitter page @SpottedLaurier published three tweets directed toward the wellness centre on campus. “#bellletstalk about how the Wellness Centre turned me away during crisis hours because I wasn’t going to kill myself.. but all I needed was someone to talk to that day.” The anonymous tweet was published at 3:56 am. The one […]

by Shyenne MacDonald· · Features ·
Photo by Nathalie Bouchard

UW students fight for better mental health care

Students at University of Waterloo gathered together in the arts quad on March 8 to protest against the lack of mental health support services on campus. The Waterloo Walkout for mental health was a protest created by students in Discourse of Dissent, a multi-disciplinary course taught by Frankie Condon. The Walkout was in response to the recent suicide of a […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Local, News ·