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Pride and Acceptance: The Importance of Programs and Support for LGBTQ+ Youth

Pride and Acceptance: The Importance of Programs and Support for LGBTQ+  Youth

nakiab01

June 6, 2019

By Nakia Brown “I feel like people need to realize that those little things [homophobic phrases] lead to bigger things [mental health issues etc.],” said junior Emma Hilgart-Griff. Hilgart-Griff recalled some of her own personal accounts of harassment for being a bisexual teen. She went on to say that there are several homophobic p...

We Should Include Men in The Conversation About Abuse

We Should Include Men in The Conversation About Abuse

nakiab01

May 6, 2019

In America we are becoming more supportive of victims that speak up about abuse and we are holding abusive people accountable. This is one thing we should be very grateful for right now. Teenagers, our own classmates, and people even younger are getting more involved in conversations about battling a...

Freshman Explains Hardships of Being New to Norrix

Freshman Explains Hardships of Being New to Norrix

nakiab01

May 5, 2019

For upperclassmen, mentioning freshmen may bring eye rolls, irritation and overall dislike. Whether it’s for lack of maturity,or because they’re new, freshmen generally get a lot of backlash from upperclassmen. Luckily, this doesn’t seem to bother some freshmen. “I’m not embarrassed to be ...

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