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Stephanie Cunningham, senior staff psychologist – outreach and training coordinator for the counseling center worked with the RFWC and the DOSO to put on the event “13 Reasons Why Suicide is Not the Answer” for National Suicide Prevention Week. Cunningham said she only expected about four or five students to come and was shocked to see they ran out of seating. “What it boils down to is positive outlook, we all have a part to play with suicide prevention. Take a minute to save a life. That’s the fundamental that it all boils down to; that’s really all it takes to make a difference.”

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

September 19, 2017

Lakota Iron Rope said her sister attempted suicide during suicide awareness month a few years ago and has attempted various times in recent years. Since then, the freshman psychology major has had a passion for suicide awareness and prevention. In light of suicide awareness month, the Counsel...

‘13 Reasons Why’ raw, potentially problematic

‘13 Reasons Why’ raw,  potentially problematic

Gabi Wy, Features Editor

April 6, 2017

“13 Reasons Why” is addictive. I watched the 13 50-60-minute episodes in two days. However, I think it’s rather dangerous material to wade through in 13 binge-able episodes. Several other reviews of this show, which came out on Netflix Friday, have pointed out that this show really can only a...

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