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The Ups and Downs of Mental Illness

Abigail Sciannella, Staff Writer

January 3, 2019

It seems that everyone has made some form of a mental illness joke at least once in their high school career. Whether it’s “I’m gonna kill myself,” “I’m so OCD,” or the ever so popular “are you triggered?” Mental...

Busboys and Poets

Busboys and Poets

January 3, 2019

What’s Killing Us: How Body Image Affects Young People

Zoputa Difini, Staff Writer

January 3, 2019

In 2011, fourteen-year-old Fiona Geraghty hung herself in her bathroom. Four years later, eighteen-year-old Hannah Carpenter was found dead in the woods. The link between the two young women is suicide.  Unfortunately, this ...

Nutritious, Delicious Contaminants

Giodona Campbell, Staff Writer

January 3, 2019

If you have ever had food poisoning, you know the suffering that comes along with it. When one suffers from this, they wonder why it happened. Was it bad preparation? Perhaps it was the trip from farm or factory to table. T...

The American Dream Isn’t Dead Just Yet

Leslie Nunez, Staff Writer

December 19, 2018

The year 2018 is coming to an end, and with less than a month left it still catches us by surprise. As violence continues to swarm in Central America, more and more citizens are packing bags and immigrating north. In October,...

HOW TEXT MESSAGING TRANSFORMED COMMUNICATION

Tam Nguyen, Staff Writer

December 19, 2018

In the age of technology people often find themselves questioning how much text messaging is excessive. While some - such as friends who do not live near each other - recognize it as important and necessary, for others, texting...

Are All Schools Created Equal?

Tam Nguyen, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018

Evaluating global and national education systems is difficult and time-consuming, and oftentimes a single measurement cannot account for everything that makes up a good education. However, there is one particular evaluation system...

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