by Matthew Gilbert • September 30, 2016 • 6:15 a.M.
Suicide prevention week has been enormous for the student community to come together. I felt that when covering the "Project Semicolon" event at the Women's Center on Monday. The events that have taken place over the course of the last five days truly belong to a much larger dialogue. This week has probably been hard for some, as it may have brought to the forefront memories of those who we can no longer hear, touch or be around because they’ve been lost to suicide– I am one of them.
The real thing may never end at this rate. However, The Daily Campus’ Mock Big 12 Expansion experiment wrapped up this week after a few weeks of quality work from The Daily Campus sports section staff.
Themes began to emerge as many speakers attempted ending on positive notes, to connect with the audience. Many times certain phrases surfaced: “You’re not alone. Ask people how they are doing and listen with the intent to truly understand.
The Huskies’ offense continued their consistently slow starts, failing to score in the first quarter and have still not recorded points in the first quarter of any game this season. However, UConn was able to keep Ward Jr. and Houston in check for the entire first quarter, holding the Cougars scoreless.