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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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OPINION | It’s not Western or Eastern views on therapy, but both

Shivani Bondada, Contributing Writer September 15, 2021

  Heartbeat increasing minute by minute, sweat sliding off your skin, biting your fingernails leaving them shorter than before and thoughts running all over the place. “Is this what you call...

Many Americans rely on 911 for emergency response services.

OPINION | Too little, too late: Where Mayor Cantrell’s new dispatch program fails

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor August 26, 2021

In the United States, police departments have faced harsh criticism for being ill-equipped to handle mental health emergencies. Doctrines such as the “sheepdog mentality” train law enforcement...

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OPINION | Medical community must address mental health stigma

Paul Stolin, Contributing Writer August 25, 2021

Most college students pick a field of study that they believe will lead them to fulfillment and happiness. “Health Professions” is the fifth most popular major at Tulane, suggesting that a significant...

Students describe adverse effects to productivity, mental health during quarantine

Students describe adverse effects to productivity, mental health during quarantine

Ellie Detert, Contributing Reporter March 3, 2021

At the onset of the spring 2021 semester, Tulane quarantine policies for contact-traced students changed from 14 days to a seven-day quarantine stay at the Hyatt Regency. Students are shuttled to the Hyatt...

Tulane must take into account the students well being to mend the current unhealthy work-life balance.

OPINION | Tulane needs to do more to protect students’ mental health

Gabi Liebeler, Contributing Writer November 18, 2020

It has been an anxiety-inducing semester, to say the least. Over the past few months, students have dealt with unprecedented stressors as they have navigated a pandemic, a new hybrid learning format and...

Unmasked app gives students anonymous forum to discuss mental health

Unmasked app gives students anonymous forum to discuss mental health

Erika Massaro, Contributing Reporter October 21, 2020

Unmasked is a new app gaining popularity on college campuses all around the country. The mission of the app is to “provide a safe space for students to take off their masks and have real conversations.”...

Tulane must take into account the students well being to mend the current unhealthy work-life balance.

Deficit of CAPS appointments impedes mental health support

Deeya Patel, Views Editor March 12, 2020

In a setting where young adults are living in crowded spaces, adapting to rigorous course loads and navigating independent living for the first time, mental health resources should be readily accessible....

Student participates in activity at the Celebrate Mental Health Festival this Saturday.

Celebrate Mental Health Festival encourages self care before finals

Charlotte Block, Contributing Reporter November 14, 2019

Tulane University’s National Alliance on Mental Illness chapter hosted its annual Celebrate Mental Health Festival on Newcomb Quadrangle on Saturday, Nov. 9.  NAMI is “dedicated to ending the stigma...

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Leaves of absence deserve Tulane’s backing

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor November 14, 2019

This month, a Tulane professor won a grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the relationship between stress and mental illness. Such research echoes an increasing awareness of mental health’s...

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AFSP hopes to pull community Out of Darkness with charity walk

Lauren Duncan, Senior Staff Reporter October 16, 2019

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will host the Out of the Darkness New Orleans Walk Oct. 26 in Audubon Park. The event will provide mental health resources to the community and offer an opportunity...

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