“Mind Wide Open” IGTV series tackles stigmatized mental health topics

Lily Cornell Silver SC ’22 hosts “Mind Wide Open,” an IGTV interview series focusing on mental health topics.

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A love affair with ‘chaotic’ energy: Claremont’s queer womxn and the embrace of chaos

Lillian Perlmutter SC ’21 examines the origin of the word “chaotic” and the significance of its frequent use in Claremont queer dating circles. “For some, to be chaotic, to attract and emit unwieldy intensity  — is a magnetic, magical quality, like being the human equivalent of a third tequila shot,” she writes.

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The quarantine chronicles: Ponderings on loss and leaving home for college

Jessica Shen-Wachter SC ’23 reflects on her weeks at home since her first year of college life was interrupted by a pandemic. “Though many stressors are very present in my life because of COVID-19, separation from my moms and my sister isn’t one of them. For better or for worse, time feels almost suspended in this moment of almost soothing monotony,” she writes.

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Claremont Colleges unveil new telehealth service

The Claremont Colleges unveiled a new telehealth option to supplement the limited services of Student Health Services and Monsour Counseling.

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Students take mental health feedback into their own hands

The Claremont Mental Health Initiative, a student-led initiative aiming to improve 7C mental health resources, released a survey Feb. 23 to assess students’ experiences with access to mental health resources at the 7Cs. 

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External reviewers brought in to assess Monsour as wait times climb to a month

It’s been yet another semester of month-long waits and patient complaints, and now a panel of outside specialists is on campus to evaluate Monsour Counseling and Psychological Services.

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