As medical students at Stanford, we feel deeply concerned about the University’s health insurance policies towards the spouses and children of its graduate students. Over the past six years, dependent health care coverage costs increased by 80 percent. As a result, Stanford graduate students with dependents face a catch-22: pay $893.69 per month for their dependents’ coverage or risk the consequences of no coverage at all.
On Tuesday, Paul Watkins ’17 brought four “therapy llamas” to campus to decrease stress and promote wellness on campus. The event was also an opportunity for Watkins to publicize his mobile app, Vibe, which aims to promote mental health by allowing its student users to find on-campus peer support.
On Friday, Stanford Recreation & Wellness hosted an open house at the new all-gender locker room located in the Arrillaga Outdoor Education and Recreation Center (AOERC).
In its Wednesday meeting, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) approved the 2018-19 ASSU operational budget and discussed preparations for the new graduate student orientation.
Faculty, staff and students took a break from work to support wellness at Stanford at the 11th annual Cardinal Walk on Thursday May 4. This year’s one-mile walk around campus had the theme “Moonwalk to Wellness” and was named after outgoing Provost, John Etchemendy. (DANIELLE ECHEVERRIA/The Stanford Daily)
I have realized that I am, by nature, an incessant worrier and a supremely indecisive person (particularly when my schedule is so packed, as it was all of winter quarter, and even spring quarter until this past Sunday). As such, I consider myself a planner: I am always anticipating the next thing, constantly thinking of…
Spring quarter at Stanford is a beautiful thing. As I biked to my first class of the quarter, I grinned as I felt the sunshine hit my back, soaking in the warmth and listening to the cheerful chirping of birds in the blossoming trees around me. I could see the excitement of the new quarter…
The Daily sat down with Associate Professor of Psychiatry Shashank V. Joshi to discuss his work as a psychiatrist, professor and advocate for student mental health. As a panel member of the California State Superintendent’s Student Mental Health Policy Work Group, Joshi provided input on a bill that requires California school districts to enact specific policy regarding suicide prevention for seventh through 12th grade students.