Important Changes Planned for Peer Counselors

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This post was authored by members of The Peer Counselors

The Peer Counselors (PCs) are a fairly young organization, and were started in response to campus-wide concerns surrounding mental health crises and the disconnect between students and the counseling center. After speaking out about the issue at large in a Collegian op-ed, Ocean Jurney ’15, and former director of counseling services, Patrick Gilligan, worked together to create a group able to bridge the gap between the students and the counseling center staff. The Peer Counselors have always been exactly what their name implies: students making themselves available to help other students with any number of concerns or problems. Continue reading

BREAKING: Wendy MacLeod Withdraws “The Good Samaritan”

Today at 5:17 p.m. in an email sent to students and faculty,  Professor of Drama and Playwright-in-Residence Wendy MacLeod announced that she will be withdrawing her play “The Good Samaritan” and cancelling the spring show in the Bolton. The Common Hour discussion of the play and related issues will still take place, but MacLeod will not be in attendance. Continue reading