Coming out of Hibernation: 5 Tips for How to Navigate Reentry

To get some practical advice for how we can enjoy this transition to a “new normal”, The Bell interviewed mental health counselor Reid Swetland of the Gordon College Counseling Center. Here are his five tips for navigating reentry and relishing it too.

Caring for Students’ Mental Health: Meet the Counseling Center Interns

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, another epidemic of its own was making headlines: the mental health of college students. Meet a few of the people ensuring that Gordon students have the support, resources and help they need.

How to Find Peace of Mind in 2020

Because many of us are feeling extra fragile these days—physically, emotionally and spiritually— The Bell interviewed mindfulness teacher Lisa Varno ’07 about ways in which mindfulness can help us regain some strength and peace of mind.

Finding Humility with a “Broken” Mind: Callum Owen ’22

Between eighth and eleventh grade, Owen got four concussions from playing soccer. Each injury was followed by seven days of headaches, confusion and lethargy. By day eight, he was back to normal—until the fourth concussion.

Art, Science and Advocacy: The Many Faces of Our Mental Health

The start of any new semester brings lots of new faces to campus. But the 99 faces in Ken Olsen Science Center don’t belong to first-year students or faculty members.