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Mental Health Matters

Maha Siripurapu, Opinion Staff

October 29, 2019

Driven by high rates of youth suicide and depression, some states are now providing the legal backing for students to take a “mental health day”. Kids and teens are constantly growing, learning, and figuring out how to navigate the world. Add on the fact that many kids are dealing with anxiety ...

Trichotillomania: every day is a bad hair day

Over 3.4% of adults in the world experience Trichotillomania, however, it is often misdiagnosed or unrecognized.

Thia Haney, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

For most people with trichotillomania, they can pinpoint the moment that unearthed the following years of internal struggle. In my case, I can trace it back to the third grade, when I was eight years old. My family is relatively superstitious, and one of the traditions we practiced was wishing on eyelashes. This ...

Why Generation Z needs more Z’s and less stress

Senior Jessica Borla takes a quick break as the finish line of the school year draws nearer. Caught up in the race of getting ahead for college admissions, students often have to sacrifice sleep and socializing, causing the school hours to become a struggle to stay awake.

Jordan Meaker, Editor-in-Chief

April 29, 2016

For years, teenagers have been depicted as the laziest, most apathetic cohort of society, easy punch lines for any stand-up comedian’s routine. Watch any teen movie from the 90’s or early 2000’s, and you’ll no doubt observe the “lazy teenager” trope in all its exaggerated glory. Exasperated...