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I, along with what seems like the entire world, has started watching a show on Netflix called 13 Reasons Why. It’s about a girl in high school who commits suicide, but before she does, records her story on cassette tapes outlining the 13 reasons why certain people from her high school have driven her to end her life. It’s a very eye opening show because even though it is set in high school, a scary fact is that suicide is the second-most cause of death for college age students. Warning signs of suicide is if someone is depressed, lonely and isolated from friends and family, change in sleep patterns, loss of interest in activities or friends and changes in lifestyle. CU has excellent counseling and psychiatric services, so if you or anyone you know is showing signs of suicidal behavior, this is a great resource. There is also a 24/7 help line the number is 303-492-6766. Sometimes all it takes is to just be there for someone.

Lily is a senior at the University of Colorado at Boulder and will be graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies along with a certificate in Business. She is originally from Scarborough, Maine, but decided to venture to Colorado for it's beauty and to get back in touch with her birth place which is Boulder. She is a Film Studies major because she is very interested in the behind the scenes of what goes into making a film. Not only that, but her favourite hobby in the world is to watch movies. She recently went abroad to Sydney, Australia to get a taste of a different culture. While being there, she learned to not take life too seriously, and to slow things down. The Australian lifestyle can really teach a person how to be chill. You can find Lily at the movies, hanging on Pearl Street having a beer with friends, or at the breathtaking lookout of Flagstaff enjoying the view.