Don’t Dismiss ‘Safe Spaces’
As a new school year begins and students prepare to head off to college, there will be the usual excitement among family and friends as well as anxiety about the unknowns. Will these young people, especially those first-year students who are essentially entering into a new society, forge friendships? Will they be inspired and supported by their teachers? What will they learn and how will they establish good habits for study and physical and mental health? Will they be happy? Will they be safe?
Originally published: August 29, 2019
Author: Michael S. Roth
Institution: Wesleyan University
Published by: The New York Times