Next Steps in Dealing with the Suicide Crisis in Woodstock

Posted on June 7th, 2016

In the aftermath of five young people taking their lives, residents of the southwestern Ontario city struggle to understand the tragedy and strive to implement long-term support for youth as a critical preventative intervention.  Ian Manion, Director of […]

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Why Can’t We Have More Productive Conversations?

Posted on January 20th, 2016

“As calls for transforming higher education continue, let’s be active participants in the conversation. Instead of reacting negatively to top-down initiatives or arguing simply to demonstrate our superior debating skills, […]

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International Students Build Bridges with Food

Posted on January 19th, 2016

“International students gathered on Friday to cook a big meal together and make new friends. Organized by the SFU student volunteer group, the Peer Health Educators, the Community Cooking Workshops aim to […]

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More Inclusive Frosh Week

Posted on September 4th, 2015

“Concordia and McGill are running training programs for student leaders to improve awareness about the importance of consent and alcohol consumption. The motto for McGill’s orientation week is ‘No Froshee left […]

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Why Student Chitchat Can Actually be a Good Thing

Posted on August 25th, 2015

“Talking in class is often frowned upon, but what if student chatter is actually beneficial? In our study, we found that when students chatted more in class, they felt a […]

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College Transition: Navigating the Deep End of the Pool

Posted on May 18th, 2015

The Huffington Post reports that many post-secondary schools are stepping up to improve mental health for students on their campuses by creating more caring communities. “Schools around the nation are responding to […]

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