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Ex-student sues, saying university failed to help

Jan 10, 2019 - The Washington Post

A Washington and Lee University freshman was contemplating suicide, planning to plunge off a campus bridge. The student went to see a counselor, who, after five or 10 minutes, excused herself because she had another appointment, according to a lawsuit filed this week. The counselor advised the student to go to his classes and football practice and to check in at the student health center after dinner, the lawsuit alleges.

That night, the student tried to hang himself in his dorm room and t...