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.
Miriam Merrill plans to prioritize inclusion, diversity and mental health as new Pomona-Pitzer athletic director.
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.
The Claremont Colleges unveiled a new telehealth option to supplement the limited services of Student Health Services and Monsour Counseling.
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.
Too often, people parrot off the phrase “it’s okay not to be okay.” We should strive for clearer, more helpful dialogue about mental health.
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.
Pomona College students are over-stressed and lack the resources to thrive – they need to take some time to chill out.
It’s difficult to completely ignore the internet and its conflicts, so instead, personal limits need to be set to prevent digital self harm.
Some problems don’t rank highly enough for therapy. For those, there’s always late-night, heartfelt posts on Instagram.