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Leaders Of Campus Organizations Speak Up About Student Mental Health Issues

According to a 2016 survey conducted by the American College Health Association, 52.7% of students surveyed reported feelings of hopelessness and 39.1% reported feeling so depressed that it was difficult to function during the past 12 months. We spoke to six campus mental health activists about student mental health issues and the resources available for students in distress.

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Gainesville’s Soul Music History Highlighted In New Book

From Ray Charles' early years in Florida to homegrown stars like Linda Lyndell and Little Jake Mitchell, John Capouya shines a spotlight on the underappreciated contribution Florida has made to the history of soul music in America. "Race is really the context for almost all of the stories I tell." "When white kids started listening to soul music, it really helped the whole movement toward integration of this country that when that music was accepted by a generation, it’s something you can’t quantify, but I think it made a difference."

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