By: Jessica Griggs ~Campus News Editor~ Suspect in Delta State shooting commits suicide A suspect believed to be responsible for the murders of two people killed himself before he could be apprehended by police on the evening of Sept. 14. Shannon Lamb was wanted for the shooting deaths of Amy Prentiss and Ethan Schmidt. Prentiss, whom Lamb lived with, was killed in her home in Gautier, Miss., and Schmidt was shot in his office at Delta State University nearly 300 miles away. Hundreds of homes destroyed by wild fire Approximately 600 homes were destroyed when a wild fire, named the … Continue reading News in brief
By: Justin Worthing ~Staff Writer~ The Cincinnati Warrior Run and Xavier are offering grants ranging from $100 to $750 to students and student groups interested in raising awareness about mental health issues and suicide prevention on campus. Grants will be awarded to those who propose an event or project about mental health issues on campus. Those who are awarded grants will begin their project next semester and are expected to complete it by Oct. 1 for presentation during Wellness Week. “The goal is to get together with your colleagues and think of something you’d love to do, whether it’s out … Continue reading Warrior Run offers grants, raises awareness about campus suicide
By: Lydia Rogers Active Minds and the Student Health Advisory Council (SHAC) teamed up on Monday to sponsor a talk about suicide prevention, “How to Help a Friend Who is Considering Suicide” in Smith Hall. “There are so many people that, unfortunately, have some encounter with suicide whether it be a personal attempt, knowing someone who attempted or knowing someone who actually took their own life,” Elliot Rhodes, SHAC’s head of mental health awareness, said. “None of these situations should be overlooked as less serious; all of them have a huge impact on people’s lives,” he said. Psychology professor Dr. … Continue reading SchroederActive Minds and Student Health Advisory Council host presentation on suicide prevention
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