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The Book is Better. “13 Reasons Why” misrepresents the novel it was based upon and poorly portrays suicide.

The Book is Better. “13 Reasons Why” misrepresents the novel it was based upon and poorly portrays suicide.

Hannah Glazier, Reporter

May 18, 2017

In sixth grade, I remember reading Jay Asher’s original 288-page novel and explaining to my friends the basic premise of the story. I remember being asked, “Why would you ever read a book as disturbing as that?” So, for me, it is surprising that five years later, it seems as if all of my frien...

Binge-worthy and Socially Relevant. “13 Reasons Why” provides a noteworthy perspective into the teenage psyche and the ramifications of suicide.

Binge-worthy and Socially Relevant. “13 Reasons Why” provides a noteworthy perspective into the teenage psyche and the ramifications of suicide.

Misha Rehkter, Reporter

May 18, 2017

As the popularity of the new Netflix original series “13 Reasons Why” has reached a fever pitch, feedback and opinions have been widespread. Personally, as a viewer, I was captivated and immediately consumed the entirety of the show. My immediate takeaway was the show serves as an insight into the dail...