Queer and trans UO students reflect on how connected they’ve felt to UO’s LGBTQ+ community during the 2020-2021 school year.
“We didn’t kick and scream when we needed to get measles, mumps and rubella [vaccines],” UO sophomore Freya Rhodes said.
After an untraditional first year at college I tried Nod, an app created for college students to promote mental health and social connections. While the app didn’t instantly fix my social life, it did provide me with valuable mental health tips to get through spring term.
Passionate about supporting college students, especially students of color, program advisor Jamar Bean started a program to give them a non-judgemental space to talk openly about whatever is on their minds.