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The Influence

Jim Hollingworth, Alice Dai, Eli Colbert, Claire Bai, Miranda Li, Tino Tugwete, Emily Terada, Kevin Yen, Chris Dadok, Alexis Malgesini, and Cole Hanson

May 2, 2016

Teaching young people about drugs is not precise: however individualized the curriculum, it will never be enough to account for the diversity of young people. A high school student who is intent on using drugs will not likely...

Personal Column: The Morgue

Douglas Curtis, Guest Columnist

March 9, 2016

During the summers, I intern in a necropsy lab performing autopsies. Death is so often viewed with intense sadness and pessimism, however, dealing with death on a daily basis has taught me to do the opposite. Each day I face a...

Personal Column: Curtains

Julia Santos, Staff Writer

March 9, 2016

My aunt was shot by her husband when I was 9 years old. He shot her twice, once in the chest and once in the head, and then once in his own hand; he told the police he was shielding himself and my aunt from the intruders when...

Personal Column: War Face

Eli Colbert, Staff Writer

March 9, 2016

I remember learning about it when I was a kid. I remember when the existence of death was bad news. I think it was in Sunday School that I was told Moses had bitten the fertile dust of the Promised Land, all those nutrients from...

Seeing Death

Claire Bai, Emily Terada, Kevin Yen, Eli Colbert, Savita Govind, Miranda Li, and Michael Sieffert

March 9, 2016

The binary quality of death, like the binary quality of a light switch, isn’t too difficult to understand. The implication of the dark, though, is more layered, as is the absence of the only-recently-alive. Attitudes toward...

What is Death?

Paola Campos, Staff Writer

March 9, 2016

Teenagers don’t usually spend very much time contemplating death. We are dealing with the trials and stresses of growing up and becoming adults, so much so that our own mortalities are too far off in the distance for us to be...

Motivation Required

Motivation Required

February 12, 2016

The Pill

The Pill

February 12, 2016

“I’m So Depressed.”

“I’m So Depressed.”

February 12, 2016

Beyond the Screen: Exploring the Impact of Visual Media on Our Lives

Paola Campos, Staff Writer

December 18, 2015

When we were kids, the things that appealed most to us had to meet simple requirements: They had to be brightly colored, they had to be shiny and they had to be interesting enough for us to drop whatever had been holding our attention...

Informative Visuals

Informative Visuals

December 18, 2015

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