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Tala Jarjour

Tala Jarjour is author of Sense and Sadness: Syriac Chant in Aleppo. She is Visiting Research Fellow at King's College London, and Associate Fellow of the Yale College.

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Mental health crises don’t always manifest clearly in college students

In a previous column, I turned the spotlight on a serious problem that is facing colleges and universities around the world: Student suicide. The gravity of this problem stems not only from its mere existence, which is a dreadful enough fact in itself, but rather its shocking prevalence.

June 11, 2022

Students in the region continue to face testing times

According to UNESCO, the education of more than 1.5 billion students in 165 countries was interrupted as a result of university and school closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 17, 2022

Cultural life in Lebanon on hold but very much alive

Do you hear? My family died

August 27, 2021