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Backpack display opens students’ eyes

The backpacks represented the amount of students each year who commit suicide.

Savannah Hernandez, Assistant News Editor

October 14, 2019

On Tuesday, Oct. 8, Active Minds hosted a suicide awareness event known as Send Silence Packing on the University Center Mall. Send Silence Packing is an exhibit of 1,100 backpacks to represent the amount of students lost to suicide every year. The exhibit included booths for mental health resources, co...

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