In the mythical world of Big Mouth’s spinoff series, the department of Human Resources in question may appear like any other: Employees attend boring meetings, unpaid interns pretend to take minutes, gossip is exchanged in the elevator, and love triangles brew between coworkers. But viewers should not let this department’s[Read More…]
Tag: mental health
Content warning: Mentions of war and violence On Feb. 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a “special military operation” in Ukraine after months of military buildup along its border. Since then, Russian forces have been invading and bombing major cities in Ukraine, claiming 636 civilian lives and forcing 2.8 million[Read More…]
Contributor Sabrina Nelson brings you the top news stories in the Tribune’s weekly news segment, “McGill Minute”.
SSMU Academic Wellness Plan aims to improve student mental health amidst McGill’s rigorous academic culture
On Jan. 28 2021, the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) Legislative Council adopted the Academic Wellness Plan. The plan aims to provide a preventive and holistic alternative to previous approaches that focussed exclusively on crisis intervention and service provision. Given that the SSMU Mental Health Policy and Plan acknowledges[Read More…]
Staff Writer Tess Pilkington brings you the top stories of the week in the Tribune’s weekly news segment, “McGill Minute”.
On Jan. 30, Chloe Legault, U1 Arts, made a reddit post asking whether it was too late to request a leave of absence due to her mental health. Subsequent discussion threads posted to the McGill subreddit have revealed that a number of students are considering dropping out, deferring, or taking[Read More…]
Content warning: disordered eating On Jan. 29, the Students’ Society of McGill University’s Eating Disorder Resource and Support Centre (EDRSC) hosted the panel, “Intersection of Mental Health, Chronic Illness, and Eating Disorders.” The virtual event gathered four specialists to discuss how individuals’ backgrounds can affect their experience with eating disorders. [Read More…]
Every time I’m in the lecture hall analyzing a poem, I’m of two minds. On the one hand, as an English student, I am thinking of the poem as a critic would—sifting and weighing the words. But on the other hand, I am reading as a Christian, conscious of every[Read More…]
CW: Suicide, mental illness Jan. 26 marked the 12th annual Bell Let’s Talk day, an initiative designed by multi-billion dollar telecommunications company Bell that fundraises and spreads awareness about mental health. Despite the importance of destigmatizing mental illness, the reality of Bell’s actions cheapen their purported belief in championing mental[Read More…]
One evening this past semester, my roommates and I were discussing the McGill mascot, Marty the Martlet. Although we knew what Marty looked like, none of us had any idea what an actual martlet was. After some research, we discovered that our beloved mascot is based on an ancient mythological[Read More…]