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Students speak out about mental health

Alex Dolinger, a first-year psychology major, shares her mental health story at Stay Spoke Poetry Night in Nordy’s Place. (Photo by Roger Tu | Staff Photographer)

By Amanda Finney | Staff Writer

October 19, 2017

Emiola Jay Oriola said he’s not native to writing poetry — and he didn’t used to like art — but in the eulogy he wrote for his father’s funeral, he found that a poem came out. “It was very brand new, so I started to cultivate it, seek God and ask ‘what is this?’ and more poetry cam...

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