Therapy Isn’t What You Think

Staff writer Natasha Jokic writes about her experiences with therapy and what people should and shouldn’t expect from it.

Regulation, Not Prohibition

During Prohibition, the United States banned the manufacture, sale and transportation of alcohol. As a result, the U.S. saw the rise of an illegal...

Don’t Fixate on Calories

In between classes yesterday, I grabbed a granola bar to hold me over until my next meal. I usually try to avoid scrutinizing nutrition...

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....

NYU Should Give Students Days Off for Mental Health

Recently, legislation was introduced into the New York State Senate that would allow public school students to take days off for their mental health....

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...

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...

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...

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?...

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...

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...

The Coronavirus and Its Online Frenzy

On my way back to Astor Place the other night, I realized something different on the 6 train: masks. It seems as if every...
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