When news of the Flint water crisis broke national headlines, I couldn’t believe the reports I was reading. The citizens of Flint had been drinking river water contaminated not only by lead, but also with E. coli and trihalomethanes, for more than an entire year.
The purpose of groups is to build relationships and start the conversation on mental health. Likewise, the group discussions are open to all and are not only reserved for students with diagnosed psychological problems.
We all have things we think suck on campus. Many students simply rant to their friends or internalize their concerns. Most don’t realize there is an avenue to voice their complaints and bring about real results to their issues.
Daily Editorial Board members Ben Keller, Payton Luokkala and Melissa Scholke give their takes on the situation at Princeton and discuss whether the University should also examine the names on its buildings.
We should work together to find better ways to assess teaching and better ways to share information about courses, and, perhaps most importantly, to create an atmosphere in which we treat each other with thought, care and respect.
It is time our community takes a stance in solidarity to pressure our world leaders and our public institutions to stop their negative practices. Students and members of the community have an amazing opportunity to fight for a more sustainable future, and as members of this society and residents of this planet, it is our responsibility to do so.