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Suicide Prevention on Campus

by Chase Chaplin, Health Promotion and Wellness Services *Please note that this story contains mention of suicide in reference to prevention and intervention*   In 2021, over ¼ of college students surveyed nationally scored at risk of suicide (NCHA, 2021).  Therefore, it is not surprising that suicide is the second…
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September 1, 2022
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Level Up: A Better U

by Patrick Johnston "I believe in a sound mind, in a sound body and a spirit that is not afraid…”   ~ George Petrie, the Auburn Creed If you are an Auburn employee, then you can access multiple resources to help sustain the mental health wellness of you and your family.…
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August 10, 2022
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Water Quality: Lessons from a Crayfish

By Molly Kilpatrick. What do crayfish and global water quality have to do with each other? As it turns out, a lot. In 2015, 193 countries adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This agenda provides a framework for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, from now and…
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February 2, 2022
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Gender Equality Requires Parity in Leadership

By Steph Shepherd Image created by Roel Fleuren. In 2015 the UN adopted a resolution titled, “Transforming our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.” Within the plan, 17 sustainable development goals to were identified, including Goal 5 to “achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls”. In the…
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January 7, 2022
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To Men Becoming Gender Justice Allies at Auburn

By Tal Peretz I had never heard the word feminism until my first semester of college. I signed up for a required GenED class with gender studies professor Marla Jaksch, and found that feminism made sense of my life in ways nothing else ever had. It didn’t just illuminate women…
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January 7, 2022
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Community Garden Water Sustainability Initiative

By Marley Halter. Early this year, the Community Garden at Auburn University (CGAU) Advisory Committee developed a 2021 Water Savings Program. As part of the program, irrigation timers were phased out of use, and garden staff planned to raise awareness of the problem of water waste, and to hold classes…
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December 7, 2021