The Hygge Club at Scripps College has worked to foster community during the pandemic, creating a close-knit space for students to be together.
Citing it as a lifelong tool for happiness and health, guest writer Alfredo Eladio Moreno PO ’22 explains the importance of journaling.
We often get so caught up in our goals that we neglect to devote necessary time to reflect and relax, writes Ryan Lillestrand PZ ’23.
With competition still on pause, 5C athletic departments are as focused on student-athletes’ mental health as much as their physical health.
TSL asked students to share what they want professors to know about how they are really dealing with an online semester.
Lily Cornell Silver SC ’22 hosts “Mind Wide Open,” an IGTV interview series focusing on mental health topics.
Displaced from the 5Cs due to the pandemic, international students adopt unnatural sleep schedules in order to remain engaged in classes.
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.