After 27 such suicides in two decades, Cornell University and the town of Ithaca, NY have agreed to install nets along the sides of five bridges to stop would-be jumpers from leaping to their deaths in the area’s famed gorges. What do you think?
“They might also want to change their town slogan to something other than ‘Ithaca: You’ll Never Be Good Enough.’”
Emmet Dillon • Map Clerk
“Wouldn’t it just be easier to make everything ground level?"
Margaret Ontiverous • Police Chief
“I imagine nets are probably more cost-effective than providing suicidal students with psychiatric care and medicine.”
Jacques Moscou • Hot Metal Mixer Operator