NYU Isn’t Taking Care of Its Students

TW: This article discusses and mentions suicide. As my time as an NYU first-year comes to an end, I’ve been looking back on some of...

NYU Is Neglecting Students’ Health With Dining Hall Failures

On Tuesday, WSN reported that Palladium Food Court had failed a health inspection. The inspection, conducted by New York City’s Department of Health and...

NYU Puts Its Reputation Before Student Wellness

NYU has something of a reputation for being secretive with information — its fiscal 2020 budget, which was supposed to be released in June,...

How NYU Wellness Sees Itself — and Why That Image Is Wrong

On Thursday, NPR tweeted out an article by WGBH News, a Boston-based radio station, calling NYU’s wellness services “a national model.” The article, the...

Will NYU Improve the SHC Now?

I felt pretty hopeless at the end of last semester. WSN reported in May that the wait times between appointments from NYU’s Counseling and...

How NYU Can Really Support Mental Health

For most of my life, I just wanted to be successful. Not necessarily happy — just successful. There’s a history that has led to...

Psychedelic Drugs Heal, Too

When pondering the use of hallucinogenic or psychedelic drugs, bizarre trips, partying and high psychological risks may often come to mind. But while the...

The Exploitation of Prisoners During Crisis

New York State is in the middle of a grave public health crisis, with the second-highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country....

Medical Professionals Need to Be Educated on Eating Disorders

When I went to urgent care at the Student Health Center and then the emergency room after passing out, I told every professional who...

Dismantling the Stigma Surrounding Alcoholics Anonymous

Seeking help for alcohol use before I even had my first legal drink was a daunting task. What was my doctor going to think?...

New Wellness Resource Indicates Lack of Accountability by NYU

NYU’s Wellness Exchange recently launched While You Wait, a resource to combat the notoriously long times that students have had to wait between sessions from...

The Inaccessibility of the Student Health Center

Finding an affordable therapist in the city after I ran out of free appointments at the NYU Student Health Center took most of last...
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