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Two steps forward and one step back: FDA changes blood donation policy

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Keegan West, Reporter

May 14, 2020

On April 2, the FDA changed its policy of required sexual inactivity before blood donation for gay and bisexual men decreasing the period by 9 months in response to shortages caused by COVID-19. The changes made by the FDA are not progressive, but rather are representative of a discriminatory process ...

Comedy: Take a joke or take it seriously

Michelle Memoly, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2019

In Medieval times, the court jester was said to be the only one that could place over the king and queen. The jester was able to tell the king and queen what they were doing wrong or what they did that was wrong in a humorous form. To sentence the jester to death was a sign that dark times were to ...

Training provides tools to identify mental health issues

Yami Sun, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2019

The Jean Miller Resource Room launched the Mental Health First Aid Training, a two-part series on understanding and responding to signs of mental illness on, March 8. Just as CPR training helps a person assist an individual following a heart attack, this course gives people the tools to identify wh...