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Adam Zielonka | The Diamondback

"The cover art shows a photograph of two street lamps shining against a black sky. Some of the submissions are anonymous. The table of contents lists titles such as "It's All in My Head," "A Journey to Self Confidence," "Anxiety Attack Number Eighteen" and "It's Always Okay to Cry."

"What began as an honors capstone project for Muftiat Ogunsanya has now become part of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion's Rise Above "-Isms" Week.

"Ogunsanya, a junior computer science major, created You Are Not Alone, a mental health literary magazine that formally launched Tuesday in the Juan Ramon Jimenez Room of Stamp Student Union. The debut edition features 36 pages of student poetry, short essays, artwork and photography centered on mental health issues.

"Ogunsanya first proposed the magazine last year for her capstone project in her Design Cultures and Creativity honors program. She had the idea after reading an open letter to people with mental illness on The Huffington Post, the last line of which included the phrase "you are not alone," inspiring her publication's title."

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