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What is Death?

Paola Campos, Staff Writer

March 9, 2016

Filed under In-Depth, Issue-6, Showcase

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 concerned about. But paradoxically, it’s around this same age that we often begin to understand...

Teen Health: Mind, Body & Birth Control

Teen Health: Mind, Body & Birth Control

February 12, 2016

Adolescence is arguably the most important stage in our physical and mental development, but also we...

Motivation Required

Motivation Required

February 12, 2016

Exercise? Pff. That’s how most people react when they’re asked about that topic a week into New Year’s...

The Pill

The Pill

February 12, 2016

California will be following Oregon’s lead in March when a new law will enable pharmacists to directly...

“I’m So Depressed.”

“I’m So Depressed.”

February 12, 2016

Take a second and look up from wherever you’re reading this. Picture yourself in your first class of ...

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

Paola Campos, Staff Writer

December 18, 2015

Filed under In-Depth, Issue-4

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 (quite literally) and make our way over to the new thing. Most of the time, this intrigue lasted...

Informative Visuals

Informative Visuals

December 18, 2015

Many of us, in response to the question of how we learn best, would probably say that visual learning...

Entertaining Visuals

Entertaining Visuals

December 18, 2015

In this fast-paced world, people and industries are using visuals as a way to communicate emotionally...

The 2016 Presidential Election

November 17, 2015

Filed under In-Depth, Issue-3

The 2016 Presidential Election is ripe with vibrant characters all contending to be your next United States President. With a few months until the Democratic and Republican primaries, the 2016 presidential race is heating up, and candidates are gaining widespread media attention as they each try to leave good impressions on...

Opinions: Bad Press and… Public Support?

Cole Hanson and Booker Martin

November 17, 2015

Filed under In-Depth, Issue-3

Pop culture and social media control the views of voters more than ever. Instead of useful information about candidates’ important political ideas, the media focuses on superficial reputation wars and the latest scandals. And it’s easiest, especially for young people, to just accept all the news as it is. But we must dig...

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