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Run for Raft Brings Funds, Awareness of Mental Illness and Suicide

by Travis Handy BLACKSBURG, Va.–One in four people in the U.S. suffer from a diagnosable mental health condition. That means in the typical family of four, one member is or has been affected by a mental health disorder. Additionally, according to the Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization, mental illness accounts for … Continue reading

Radford University’s LGBTQ Students Have Allies in Breaking the Silence

by Travis Handy RADFORD, Va.–On a snowy evening in the spring semester of 2011, Radford University student Jordan Addison walked a female friend from Young Hall to Muse. After seeing his friend safely back to her dorm and beginning the walk back across campus, two males approached him from behind. They shoved Addison into the … Continue reading