Why Suicide Among Youth is Raising Red Flags

Although suicide is a concern among all age groups, the return to in-person learning and the role social media plays in the lives of young people are raising red flags related to their mental health that need to be addressed to prevent lives from being lost.

Choose Celebrity Over Humility if You Dare 

In order to honestly accept the reality of faith, I believe we must become naked in those things that God expects and adores submission, selflessness, humility, reverence, charity, love and more. We all know the world to be a cruel place for people who demonstrate these qualities. The world can be lethal for those it views as submissive and passive and humble.  

Oregon State sues AP to stifle request in volleyball case

Oregon State University leaders are suing to block disclosure of details about an investigation of abuse allegations in their volleyball program, even as they tout a refreshed mission for transparency following their president’s resignation over the handling of sexual-misconduct cases at another school.

Words of the Week – A Life Worth Living

Scripture: Ephesians 4:1-6 Sometimes, sisters and brothers, the challenges and complications of life can be so overwhelming that they can cause us to want to give up on living. Earlier this summer, the challenges and complications of life caused fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain to give up on living. The complications and challenges of life don’t just effect high profile individuals but they have had a rising effect on teens and young adults. According to an article in the Los Angeles Times, the rate of suicide among teen girls is the highest it

Facebook killer takes his own life as police close in 

The man who randomly gunned down a Cleveland retiree and posted video of the crime on Facebook killed himself Tuesday during a police chase in Pennsylvania that began when a McDonald’s drive-thru attendant recognized him.

Another Alleged Inmate ‘Suicide’; Mother of Shaylene Graves: ‘Only six weeks remained in her eight-year sentence’

Special to the Sentinel

Shaylene Antoinette Graves, 27, was found hanging in her cell on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at the California Institute for Women Correctional Facility in San Bernadino, California. She was to be released in six weeks after serving an eight-year sentence. The Sheriff’s Department has alleged her untimely death, one of many, as a “suicide.” Friends and family of Shaylene challenge their statement and seek answers.

Family of Five Die in Apparent Murder-Suicide

Tempe, Ariz., police are calling the death of five family members on October 18 a murder-suicide. According to police, Glenn Baxter, 27, deliberately drove his estranged wife’s silver SUV into Tempe Town Lake, after midnight, with his wife and three children inside.