Dodgeball game takes aim at hurtful words

By: Regina Wright ~Staff Writer~ Active Minds, Xavier’s mental health advocacy group, and the LGBTQ Alliance held the “Words Hurt” dodgeball game to bring attention to hurtful words and phrases used every day. On Dec. 5, the event brought 150 people together to play in the game in the O’Connor Sports Center. Active Minds members hoped to raise awareness about the damage that can be caused when people use hurtful phrases without paying attention to the actual meaning of the words or even  without intentionally targeting an individual or a group. “We wanted to do something fun and entertaining to … Continue reading Dodgeball game takes aim at hurtful words