Eliza Dickson is an opinion editor at The Tufts Daily. Eliza is a junior studying psychology and Spanish and can be reached at [email protected].

Mental Health Viewpoint
COVID-19 and student mental health: Where we are, how to do better

In the fall 2020 exit survey conducted by TCU Senate, 73% of respondents rated their mental health as 5 or lower on a 10-point scale and over 80% stated that their mental health negatively impacted their motivation, academics, work and social lives. These statistics are frightening, yet not surprising considering the cumulative stressors on college students over the last year.

To curb spread of coronavirus variants, students must abide by public health guidelines

Students returned to campus at a turning point in the pandemic. Two weeks ago, President Biden took office and vowed to take centralized, science-based action to stop the spread. Since the end of last semester, over 20 million people across the United States have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, a stunning […]