A 2nd trainee this year passed away by suicide in the very same class structure at the University of Houston, Chron.com reported.
Renu Khator, the president at Houston, closed down Agnes Arnold Hall after the 2nd death and moved classes held there to remote knowing in the meantime.
” While we have actually closed down activities consisting of classes in Agnes Arnold in the meantime, we still require to take a seat with trainees, professors and personnel in the coming weeks to seriously consider our alternatives in regard to the structure … I acknowledge psychological health is positioning severe obstacles on schools nationwide, including our own,” Khator stated.
Numerous trainees are upset at Khator since the language she utilized in revealing the 2nd suicide resembled her statement of the very first.
” The very same specific message as last time,” stated one on Twitter. “Are y’ all not humiliated?”
A petition signed by more than 2,300 individuals stated Agnes Arnold is the only structure on school with open terraces on every flooring. “Consistent rejection to customize the structure as it presently exists makes the university not just irresponsible however complicit in these trainees’ deaths,” the petition stated.