Students participate in a Day of Silence

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Photo by Alex Trikeriotis

Michael Purdie (’18) stands covering his mouth; Purdie participated in the day of silence among many other students.

Michael Purdie, Features Editor

On April 21, LGBTQ+ students and allies will be participating in the Day of Silence, run by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN). Individuals who signed the pledge and are wearing a corresponding sticker or pin have vowed to not speak for the length of the day in order to bring awareness to the silence faced by LGBTQ+ teens caused by bullying, name-calling, and harassment.