Articles tagged: stress culture


Editorials

Georgetown knows how to improve mental healthcare—it just hasn’t done it

It’s that time of the semester. Students, overwhelmed by midterms, burnout, and personal challenges, need mental health resources. The collegiate conversation around mental health happens like clockwork: Students call for... Read more

Opinion

Piecing Together Disordered Eating

“That will go straight to your thighs,” Zoë says to Tristan as he gazes longingly at the donut grasped in his hand. “That’s why I’m eating it with my eyes... Read more

Opinion

Strive for Imperfection

Last month, my day often started with sharing an understanding smile with the Lau security guard. If you’ve stumbled into the library anytime from 5-8 a.m., determined to study for... Read more

Features

Stressed and Silent: Georgetown’s Culture and Mental Health

Will Emery (COL ’19) has noticed that Georgetown students have the same conversation over and over as midterm season arrives. “They go, ‘How are you?’ ‘Well, I have nine tests,... Read more

Carrying On

Carrying On: Keep Dreaming

I’ve developed a set of strategies so that staying awake is no longer just a matter of endurance. Rationing caffeine intake is an artform. Personally, I tend to start with... Read more