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Active Minds, a nonprofit mental health organization, hosted the Send Silence Packing exhibit on the Berger Family Lawn Wednesday in an effort to prevent suicide and promote mental health awareness.

Exhibit aims to promote awareness, prevent suicide

Lindsay Ruhl, Contributing Writer November 2, 2022

Tulane University’s Wave of Support displayed the “Send Silence Packing” exhibit to promote action and awareness around suicide prevention Wednesday, covering the Berger Family Lawn in an interactive...

Tulane Universitys new Wave of Support initiative is aiming to promote wellness on campus.

Wave of Support program aims to promote wellness

Chase Stenberg, Contributing Writer October 26, 2022

The lasting mental health effects of isolation from the COVID-19 pandemic still linger among college students nationwide as the country begins to move on from the pandemic’s harsh toll of over one...

OPINION | Universal mental health policies need to be adopted

OPINION | Universal mental health policies need to be adopted

Thamidul Alam, Staff Writer October 12, 2022

We have all had really bad days. Sometimes, those days begin to pile up on each other, to the point where we feel so overwhelmed that we just need a break. Unfortunately, giving oneself a break is...

Coming out has been a lifelong process, full of beauty, loss and transformation.

Closet Case: My Adventure in Queer Identity

Hailie Goldthorpe, Contributing Columnist March 14, 2022

I am Hailie. I’m a freshman. I'm your friend, family, classmate and supporter. I’m also a lesbian. This is a significant part of my identity, but I've kept it carefully hidden most of my life....

The holidays are a time for rest — but can one responsibly take a break from something as important as politics?

OPINION | Disengaging from politics this holiday season

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor December 16, 2021

Politics can be a hard thing to ignore. Particularly as social media usage has skyrocketed during the pandemic — exposing more people to political figures and viewpoints — it can feel like political...

When my parents made the decision to move to America, they anticipated how isolated we would be from everything we knew, our culture, our language, our families.

My first American Christmas showed me true loneliness

Apoorva Verghese, Senior Staff Columnist December 15, 2021

I can still somewhat remember the first American Christmas I spent in Seattle. It snowed, but not in the magical, cinematic way that left your nose red and your fingers lightly coated in ice. It was...

OPINION | Revised academic calendar jeopardizes student health

OPINION | Revised academic calendar jeopardizes student health

Hannah Levitan, Contributing Columnist December 1, 2021

Due to COVID-19 shutdowns, pandemic accommodations and a hurricane evacuation, Tulane University students have not experienced a normal college semester in the past two years. While the relaxation...

OPINION | Tulane attendance policies demonstrate lack of concern for student health

OPINION | Tulane attendance policies demonstrate lack of concern for student health

Phoebe Hurwitz, Views Editor November 17, 2021

Tulane University students are familiar with the university's attendance policies stipulated in Tulane’s Academic Policies handout. The terms “excused absence” and “unexcused absence,” though...

Despite fueling the digital age, the porn industry has a troubling dark side.

OPINION | Porn must change immediately

Thamidul Alam, Contributing Columnist November 10, 2021

We have all watched porn before. The pornography industry has become normalized throughout the years and the stigma associated with it has decreased significantly.  Many factors contribute to porn's...

Each week, over the course of several years, I developed the skills I needed to make friends in college.

I am autistic; I am proud

Jeremy Evans, Contributing Columnist October 20, 2021

I first learned of my diagnosis on Jan. 3, 2016. My dad sat next to me on the couch, and my mom sat in the recliner across the room. They asked me to pause the New England Patriots game and said there...

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From the Basement | Demystifying mental health in sports

Mark Keplinger, Sports Editor October 6, 2021

In recent years, the conversation around mental health has grown as more athletes began to speak out about their experiences. With two high-profile athletes, American gymnast Simone Biles and Japanese...

In the spare moments when I am not busy, I seek to escape the monotonous and tiring life I have.

OPINION | Escapism can wreck mental health

Tanvi Bobba, Contributing Columnist October 6, 2021

As in-person classes started up again last week, it did not take long for me to feel the stress of college. Essays needed to be submitted. Work needed to be completed. Endless studying seemed to be...

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