Just before entering Kykotsmovi (Kiqötsmovi in Hopi), visitors are greeted by a colourful sign with words of welcome and warning. Here, as in every other village on the Hopi reservation in Northeastern Arizona, visitors are forbidden from taking photographs, making audio recordings, producing sketches, hiking foot trails or removing objects. In other words, no inscriptions should be made of the village, you are not welcome to walk on land that isn’t paved, and nothing should be taken from the village.
In recent years, research has shown that suicide has the potential to spread through social networks – a phenomenon some have dubbed “suicide contagion.”
Sophisticated, diverse statistical modeling techniques have largely reached the same conclusion: if someone is exposed to the suicide attempt or death of a friend, it increases that person’s risk of suicidal thoughts and attempts.
Locking up juveniles may plant seeds of more crime
Incarcerating the young is often counterproductive, new research by Joseph John Doyle, PhD'02 shows.
July 17, 2013 | Mary Schmich
The Chicago Tribune