The Review

Director of Clinical Services Tesa Stark and Medical Director Scott Dorfman sent a wellness survey to SJS alumni.

New alumni wellness survey promotes mental health awareness

Fareen Dhuka and Ryan Chang March 4, 2019
The St. John's Wellness Team sent a mental and behavioral health survey to about 600 alumni from the classes of 2015-2018.
From left: Leaders Caitlin Ellithorpe, Caroline Waller and Sydney Davidson created the Wellness Club as a response to the stressful academic environment and host a wide range of activities for members.

Wellness Club strives to alleviate stress, practice mindfulness

Fareen Dhuka, Staff Writer February 21, 2018
Led by juniors Caitlin Ellithorpe, Caroline Waller and Sydney Davidson, the Wellness Club tackles stress through activities such as breathing exercises and healthy potlucks.
Many advisories decided to play games on the Great Lawn during their Day of Wellness time.

Day of Wellness allows underclassmen time to de-stress

Noura Jabir, Staff Writer October 4, 2017
The freshmen and sophomore had free dress and forty minutes to participate in an advisory activity on their Sept. 28 Day of Wellness.
Genetic modification is one aspect of food industries that O'Brien hopes to change. O'Brien has published two books, hosted a TEDtalk and worked with global food companies.

Graduation speaker cooks up change in food industry

Claire Furse, Editor May 17, 2016
This year's graduation speaker, Robyn McCord O'Brien ('89), used her knowledge as a food industry analyst to enact change in America's food supply.
Surprises like this smiley balloon hanging in the Quad remind students of the simple joys in life. Groups like Wellness Club try to ease the stress of students, improve their state of mind and encourage healthy habits.

Wellness initiatives catching up to student needs

Brooke Kushwaha, Assignments Editor November 4, 2014
Despite student-led initiatives like Wellness Club, issues such as stress and anxiety remain consistent and are not addressed by the administration.
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