“Be here tomorrow”: annual mental health forum raises message of hope

Students poured into Wilks Theater in the Armstrong Student Center, many of them sporting red bracelets with the hashtag “here for you.” Red and white name tags identified people as employees of Student Counseling Services (SCS), there to see the speech but also to make themselves available to anyone who might be triggered by it. When the lights dimmed and the first speaker took the stage, there was barely an open seat left.


The mother of comedy

As the cast of the Deltones left the stage, the lights came up on iO’s Jason Chin Cabaret theater. Audience members finished their drinks, dropped a few dollars in tips on the tables and navigated their way through the cramped aisles toward the exit.




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