The Observer

The stigma surrounding mental health is the reason for the societal confusion between mental illness and real evil. (PAOLOBARZMAN VIA FLICKR)

The Problem with Labeling Evil as Mental Illness

June 9, 2018

When you couple the digital age with the modern progressive culture, you gain exposure to valuable n...

Rescue helicopters fly over the French Alps after the crash of Airbus A320. (PHOTO COURTESY ULIEN TACK/ ABACA PRESS VIA TNS)

Who Gets To Be a Terrorist?

April 15, 2015

By AREEG ABDELHAMID Staff Writer Published: March 15, 2015 Our definition of “terrorist” is unclear, even...

Erase the Stigma

June 3, 2011

Published: April 17, 2008 In this issue of The Observer, there are several articles dealing with one overarching issue: that of the health resources, both mental and physical, available to Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) students and the issues that cause students to seek out these resources. In Casey Feldman’s...

Mental Illness in College Students Rises

June 3, 2011

Pressure to Succeed and Cultural Trends May Be To Blame By Casey Feldman Asst. News Editor Published: April 17, 2008 More than ever before, college students are being diagnosed with and treated for mental illnesses, and the number of students who are prescribed psychiatric drugs has surged.  The American Psychologica...