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Social Media: The Double Edged Sword

Social Media: The Double Edged Sword

Velvet Wahl and Alex Negron

April 25, 2018


Filed under Health, Top Stories

From MySpace to Twitter, social media platforms have been a way for people to express themselves. Whether it’s to keep in touch with family members or to share things with friends, majority of teenagers have access to some form of social media. Facebook, typically considered to be used only by ...

Knowing Yourself; What is Self-Esteem?

Knowing Yourself; What is Self-Esteem?

Velvet Wahl and Alex Negron

April 3, 2018


Filed under Health, Top Stories

Self-esteem; confidence in one's own worth or abilities, self-respect. Many young adults struggle with their self-esteem. Puberty is a time when the body changes and adolescents must find comfort in themselves. “I think being a teenager, unfortunately part of the territory that you have to go throug...

Know the Possible Signs of a School Shooter

Alexis Williams, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Health, Top Stories

It starts off with a simple joke, like finger guns during a walk out, and escalates to people making a GoFundMe page so students can shoot up their high school. “It’s all a joke,” but how far does the joke go? Students around America have had enough with school violence, and are speaking up abou...

Mental Illness and the Stigma behind it

Mental Illness and the Stigma behind it

Velvet Wahl and Alex Negron

March 2, 2018


Filed under Health, Top Stories

Mental illness, as defined by the American Psychiatric Association (APA), is a health condition involving changes in thinking, emotion, behavior or a combination of all three. 

Child Development Hosts a Daycare Program

Child Development Hosts a Daycare Program

Velvet Wahl, Editor In Chief

November 15, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Health, Top Stories

The Combs Childhood Development class holds a child care event every year that is open to the community. Child Development students take control of the daycare program. “My advanced class actually plans the lessons. So they do lesson planning and learn how to set up the centers, the learning...

Coping With Loss

Coping With Loss

Rachael Loughry, Online Editor

May 3, 2017


Filed under Health, Top Stories

More often than not, as human beings, we take things for granted, and do not realize what we have, or had, until it is too late.  We never realize how special someone truly is until they are gone. Having someone significant in your life pass away can be life changing, possibly traumatizing, or ...

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