Education: Suicidal Tendencies

If money no longer need keep anyone out of college, it nevertheless adds to the many pressures working on today's college student. Those pressures are so great that Moderator, a national magazine for college students, last week indicated that suicidal tendencies on U.S. campuses are greater than almost anyone had imagined. In the first authoritative estimate of its kind, the magazine claimed that 1,000 U.S. collegians will kill themselves this year, that another 9,000 will try and fail, and that 90,000 will threaten to do so. Though the figures may seem too tidy,...

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