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Today’s teens are mentally struggling and we need to fix it

Today’s teens are mentally struggling and we need to fix it

Miranda Cole, Photo Editor December 3, 2019

It’s no secret that in today’s society many teens suffer from mental health issues, in fact according to the Polaris Teen Center, 1 of every 5 teens between the ages of 12 and 18 suffer from a mental...

Coffee Can Contribute to Student Stress

Coffee Can Contribute to Student Stress

Cas Terrian November 15, 2018

Chances are that you drink coffee at least occasionally, and you may not be aware that there are negative side effects. I started out drinking a cup everyday. I was hyper-focused and burning through...

Mental Illness in School & the Unheard Pleas for Help

Mental Illness in School & the Unheard Pleas for Help

Raili Nelson March 20, 2018

Imagine having an illness that many people don’t believe in, or choose to ignore. David Harn, a freshman at Loy Norrix, suffers from depression and anxiety. “I have had panic attacks before, multiple...

Sadness In Silence, Having Friends With Depression

Sadness In Silence, Having Friends With Depression

Maya Crawford, Graphics Editor December 17, 2017

Depression. I’d like to say not a lot of people suffer from it, but that’s not the case, unfortunately. Three hundred fifty million people have depression, and that’s only those that are diagnosed....

Living with Depression: How it Feels and How to Help

Living with Depression: How it Feels and How to Help

Maya Crawford, Graphics Editor December 11, 2017

By Maya Crawford, Social Media Team Feeling nothing yet everything at once. Experiencing waves of being happy and content, then cold and emotionless. Smiling on the outside and telling everyone things...

A Student's Struggle With Abandonment

A Student's Struggle With Abandonment

Sydnee Arrasmith December 23, 2016

Losing loved ones is a very hard thing. Many people fear losing those that they’re close to. Whether it is a result of death or the end of a relationship, the pain of losing a person we hold close to...

High School Should Be Optional

High School Should Be Optional

derangosophia November 19, 2015

I love education, but I hate going to high school. I have learned how to cope with the pains of public school for eleven years of my life and so has almost everyone else I know. It’s not just learning...

Ways to deal with Anxiety and Depression

Ways to deal with Anxiety and Depression

taylorkrupianik February 26, 2015

              High school can be very difficult when struggling with anxiety and depression. “The average high school student today has the same level of anxiety as the...

Cheyanne Walker (left) is working with Ashly Pearson (right) during Journalism. Ashly is one of the many friends who has helped Cheyanne throughout her bad times.

The Untold Story of a Loy Norrix Student Overcoming Life Problems

Michaela Whalen January 30, 2014

Six years old, in her room hearing shouting. Just another fight between mom and dad she thought to herself. Another night of name-calling, intense screaming, and unhappiness. Cheyanne Walker is a fifteen...

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