Post Tagged with: "mental health"

Social media is the new diary

Social media is the new diary

I know you’ve heard it all before: “There’s a world beyond your screen!” “Such superficiality is creating unrealistic expectations!” “We’re living in a mode of constant comparison!” “Newsfeeds are a battle zone for external validation!” “Sound the sirens! Our children are losing touch with their reality!” Sound dramatic? Maybe so. But amongst social media’s hyperactive source of surging information, despite […]

by Mitchell Consky· · Features ·

Peer Connect Line no longer required for mental health

Peer Connect Line, a phone line service operated by the Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union was meant for students suffering from any degree of mental illness to connect with someone to talk to and be provided resources for taking the next steps towards recovery.

by Cord Editorial Board· · Opinion ·
Letter to the Editor – Feb 2, 2016

Letter to the Editor – Feb 2, 2016

It’s Time to Talk: Graduate Student Mental Health “Grad school is HARD!” How many times have you heard this, or said it yourself, since you made the decision to come to grad school?  Or better yet, even when you started applying? Something that I continue to grapple with is the value of a university degree, how we measure student success, […]

by Letters to the Editor· · Opinion ·
Breaking the Silence aim for safe spaces for LGBTQ

Breaking the Silence aim for safe spaces for LGBTQ

Graphic by Fani Hsieh While the number of hate crimes has dropped in the past five to six years, Waterloo Region is still working to educate and lessen unreported crimes. The Waterloo Region Crime Prevention Council believes that violence is the result of an “out of balance” society. The council aims to restore that balance by working at ensuring that […]

by Erika Ymana· · Local, News ·
Graphic by Lena Yang / File Photo

Defeating the growing stresses of ‘old man winter’

The Starks were right: winter has come.

by Cord Editorial Board· · Opinion ·