Giving a voice to silence: Let’s talk

If you or someone you know is having suicidal thoughts, please contact the National Suicide Prevention Helpline at 1-800-273-8255. It’s only when things like the recent death of Robin Williams happen that we start to examine suicide and the causes behind it. We start to care about these things when our favorite stars show that…

Egoism, the gift that keeps on giving

Christmas is upon us. The smell of sugar cookies and peppermint bark candles help remind me. The season of “giving,” as it’s called. Growing up, children are taught to believe that giving is more important than receiving. Giving supposedly teaches youthful minds that it is more important to think about others first and yourself second.…